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Barcode Label Maker Review

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Barcode Label Maker is professional barcode label software that provides a fast and convenient way to create barcodes. This software offers a full complement of barcodes for shipping, packaging, tracking products and other uses. It provides templates to create barcode labels of any size and lets you import data from Excel, Access and text files.

With this barcode label maker, you can create linear, or one-dimensional, barcodes. With this application, numerous symbologies are available. A barcode symbology is the details such as spacing of the bars, the character set, encoding info, etc. The symbology basically tells you what type of barcode you are using. The barcodes have different names for different purposes and some of the symbologies included with this barcode label software are Code 11, Code 32, Code 39, Code 93, Code 128, Codabar, FedEx Ground 96, Industrial 2 of 5 and Interleaved 2 of 5.

In addition to one-dimensional barcodes, this software lets you produce two-dimensional barcodes such as QR codes. These types of barcodes provide more data in a little amount of space. While some programs can create even more two-dimensional barcode types, there are still plenty of options available.

In addition, this barcode label software has barcode symbologies for several countries' postal systems, including Australia, Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom, Singapore and Switzerland, as well as seven barcode symbologies for the U.S. postal service. If you have any questions, there is detailed information on each of the barcode symbologies the software generates, as well as the data properties of the elements.

This barcode software allows you to save barcode labels as images and print them with Windows-compliant printers. You can lock and unlock barcode labels to protect them from being changed.

The software runs in 10 languages, among them Dutch, Spanish, French, Italian, Portuguese, Japanese and English.

Because Barcode Label Maker lets you produce entire barcodes and labels within the user interface, it does not copy barcodes to Microsoft Office Suite products such as Word. However, it does let you import data from MS Suite.

You can resize barcodes and add lines and rectangles, as well as rectangles with rounded corners, ellipses and polygons. You can also insert images onto your barcode labels, and text. Additionally, you can choose from various fonts for the text you add to your barcodes. You can also change the color of the text and barcodes

This barcode generator software does not let you change background colors on your barcode labels and offers only U.S. standard measurements, not metric.

You can access Barcode Label Maker's user manual by clicking the Help button at the top of the user interface. It directs you to an online manual that offers directions on installation, templates, page and label setup, design options, printing labels, barcodes, licensure, technical support and more.