Softmatic Barcode Software for Windows PC
Applications of Softmatic BarcodePlus for WindowsSoftmatic BarcodePlus for Windows is the ideal solution if you need high quality barcodes. Applications include package design, book- and magazine covers and dust jackets, coupons, pharmaceuticals, and other applications. This barcode software is particularly easy to use. You don't have to be a barcode expert to create compliant bar codes in seconds.
Supported Barcode SymbologiesSoftmatic BarcodePlus for Windows supports all common barcode symbologies in use today. This not only includes everyday retail UPC / EAN barcodes like on grocery products. Also supported are codes for warehousing, pharmaceutics and other applications. All common two-dimensional and stacked symbologies like QR cellphone barcodes, Aztec, Datamatrix and PDF417 can be created as well. In all our barcode generator software creates about thirty different symbologies. The most common codes are shown here, see end of page for a full list:
Software to generate EAN / UPC retail barcodes
Softmatic BarcodePlus for Windows creates UPC-E, UPC-A, EAN 8, EAN 13, and EAN 13 with two and five digit addon. Import the retail barcodes to Illustrator®, QuarkXPress, Indesign®, Xara or similar applications. Put the codes on blisters, packages, labels, boxes, coupons and other design issues.
The screenshot shows the creation of a Code EAN 13 barcode in SC2 (100%) size with light margin indicator.
Software to create Code 128 barcodes
Softmatic BarcodePlus supports all Code 128 subtypes and will automatically create the smallest possible barcode symbol. When creating Code 128 GS1 (aka. 128 EAN, 128 UCC), the software will insert all relevant FNC characters and format the human readable text with application identifiers (AI) in parentheses for a standard-compliant symbol.
The screenshot shows the creation of a Code 128 symbol with mixed data: Capital letters, small caps and digits.
The next screenshot shows the creation of a Code 128 GS1 symbol. The barcode encodes a 14-digit GTIN (Application Identifier: 01) and the article weight (AI: 3103). The software takes care of all necessary formatting and data conversion to create a valid GS1 symbol:
Software to create ISBN barcodes
Softmatic BarcodePlus for Windows supports ISBN 10 and ISBN 13 barcodes with addons. The ISBN text is written above the barcode as recommended by the standard. The software exports to vector EPS (Encapsulated PostScript), SVG and high resolution raster formats. Use the barcodes on dust jackets, titles, and covers for books, periodicals, and magazines.
The screenshot shows the creation of an ISBN 13 symbol with a five-digit add-on or "satellite" barcode. The add-on can be used to encode the price of the book; with periodicals it can encode the issue number. The software will also write the plain ISBN number above the code.
Software to create warehousing barcodes
Softmatic BarcodePlus for PC supports the common warehouse barcodes: Code 2/5 Interlaved and Standard. You can also create ITF-14 barcodes with bearer frame.
The screenshot shows the creation of an ITF-14 warehouse barcode with bearer frame.
Software to create pharmaceutical barcodesSoftmatic BarcodePlus for PC supports Laetus and PZN 7 / PZN 8 pharma barcodes.
Software to create 2D matrix and area barcodes
Softmatic BarcodePlus creates the most important 2D area barcode types: QR ("cellphone barcode"), Datamatrix, Aztec, and PDF417. With all symbologies, the software handles all required data formatting, conversion, and check digit calculation automatically.
The screenshot shows the creation of a QR ("Quick Response", aka "cellphone barcode") symbol encoding the URL "https://softmatic.com".
Softmatic BarcodePlus System RequirementsWindows 7 or higher, Windows 10 recommended.
Softmatic BarcodePlus Export and Code GenerationSoftmatic BarcodePlus for Windows will automatically generate all required check digits (linear codes) and error correction codewords (2D codes). Export formats include EPS (vector) and PNG, TIFF, JPEG (raster) with up to 3200 dpi output resolution. Also available is SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics) export. The software supports bar width reduction and can generate bounding box markers if so desired. For EAN/UPC family codes, BarcodePlus supports EAN SC sizes, light margin marker (aka "sentinel") and height truncation.
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Fully functional, all supported code types, the output is restricted to lower resolution. See the folder Sample Barcodes in the ZIP for EPS samples.
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