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Our fonts are based on national and international standards and are available in TrueType, PostScript, OpenType or PCL LaserJet Soft Fonts on a variety of operating systems including Windows, Mac, Linux and Unix. To print a barcode as a font, the data-to-encode must first be formatted with an Font Encoder, which will return a text string that, when combined with the barcode font, will create an accurate barcode.


MICR and OCR Font Advantage Packages

MICR E13B Font Advantage Package
  • MICR Fonts are used on the bottom of bank checks and drafts in the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, Panama, the UK and other countries to print magnetic ink recognition.
  • CMC-7 MICR Fonts are similar to E-13B fonts in that they are used on bank checks and drafts to print secure characters for magnetic recognition and optical character recognition systems, but CMC-7 fonts are used mostly in Mexico, France, Spain, Brazil and other Spanish speaking countries.
  • OCR Fonts are used when automated systems require a standard character shape that is defined to read text correctly without the use of barcodes. These fonts are used on bank checks, passports, serial labels and postal mail among others.
  • Security Fonts are used to print secure information such as text, names and currency amounts on documents such as bank checks in a manner that cannot be easily altered, which can assist in the prevention of forgery.

Easy-to-use Self-Checking Barcode Font Packages

  • Code 39 Barcode Font Advantage PackageCode 39 Fonts are perhaps the most common barcode type and is used in labeling for badges, inventory, industrial applications and much more. These fonts support the creation of AIM USS Code 39, ANSI, EN800, LOGMARS, LIC and HIBC barcodes.
  • Codabar Fonts are used for various numeric barcoding applications such as in libraries, blood banks and parcels and was designed to be read even when printed with a dot-matrix printer.

Barcode Font Packages that Require Check Digits

  • Code 128 Barcode Font Advantage PackageCode 128 Fonts are high-density barcodes that encodes text, numbers, the entire 128 ASCII character set and numerous functions. Commonly used in many varied environments and scenarios.
  • GS1-128 Fonts are used to match all of the different sized of the GS1 standard that uses Code 128.
  • GS1 DataBar Fonts are a dependable solution in POS, grocery and healthcare where items are too small for traditional barcode types. DataBar can encode information such as product weight, expiration dates, country of origin or serial numbers.
  • Code 93 Barcode Fonts are higher-density barcodes which require two checksum calculations and were originally designed to provide a barcode with both. These fonts support the creation of Extended Code 93 and other specifications based on Code 93.
  • Interleaved 2 of 5 Fonts are numeric barcodes used to encode pairs of numbers into self-checking, high-density barcode formats. This font supports the creation of ITF-14, EAN-14, SCC-14, GTIN, DUN14 and more barcodes.
  • Intelligent Mail Fonts are used in the USA for a variety of postal procedures such as encoding zip code information, which can improve the speed, accuracy and delivery of mail.
  • Royal Mail 4-State Fonts are used in the United Kingdom for automated mail sorting and addressing by printing the postcode and Delivery Point Suffix (DPS).
  • UPC/EAN Fonts are used to encode Global Trade Item Numbers (GTIN).

Bundled Barcode Font Advantage Packages

  • Premiere Font Package includes all linear barcode fonts as well as MICR and OCR in a variety of formats including TrueType, OpenType, PostScript and PCL.
  • Universal 1D Barcode Font Advantage is designed to support most linear barcodes as a single font on multiple operating systems and locales. Supports Universal Code 128, Code 39, Interleaved 2 of 5, MSI and Codabar.

2D Barcode Font Packages

  • PDF417 Barcode Fonts are used in the USA for drivers licenses, automobile titles, ID cards, and other countries for other purposes.
  • Data Matrix Barcode Fonts are popular, area efficient 2D barcodes that can encode large amounts of data such as letters, numbers, text and small photos.
  • QR-Code Barcode Fonts are used in mainstream marketing and smart phone applications.
  • MaxiCode Barcode Fonts are international 2D barcodes used by UPS on shipping labels for worldwide addressing and package sortation.

Barcode Scanners

IDAutomation offers several types of barcode scanners and readers including:

Free Barcode Font & Label Software Downloads

Freeware Barcode Font Piracy Notice

In many cases, other barcode fonts distributed as "freeware" or fonts that are sold very cheap are illegal counterfeits. You and your organization may be held liable for using and/or distributing these illegal software products. Learn more about how to identify and report illegal counterfeit barcode fonts.

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