Barcode Fonts

ConnectCode Barcode Fonts is a professional True Type (TTF) and Open Type (OTF) Barcode Fonts package is designed for use in modern operating systems. It allows you to create different types of barcodes by selecting a font in your favorite text editor.

If you are a user of a previous version of ConnectCode (v11.x), please contact us for your free upgrade (v11.6).

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  • I have used several bar code font applications over the past 20 years and found that ConnectCode is the cleanest solution I have found. It works perfectly with Crystal Reports and doesn't have any issues embedding the bar code fonts into a PDF. –T.M. (BrassCraft)

  • ResMed is a signatory to GS1 so the support of these barcode formats is very important. I showed this to one of our IT staff and he commented that it was better than anything they had. –Dr P.S. (ResMed Ltd)

  • We chose to use your product because it installed flawlessly into excel and we were able to document the creation process so that staff can produce the barcodes in 4 simple steps. –Edgar (CTO - Record Guardian Inc.)

  • The font allows for the barcode to be consistantly sized and placed regardless of what data the initial page of the document uses to generate its code. –Glyn Rowling (Amethyst Mailing)

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Using ConnectCode Barcode Fonts

ConnectCode Barcode Fonts can be used in all the following scenarios for creating barcodes that adhere to industry specifications.

Useful Information

Font Formats

ConnectCode Barcode Fonts are available in TrueType, OpenType, Postscript, WOFF, and WOFF2.

Commonly-asked questions on barcode/barcode software from a Business perspective

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Latest updates on GTIN

Barcodes Supported

What is a Barcode/Barcode Font?

A barcode is a series of parallel alternating black and white patterns representing a sequence of numbers or characters. You will be able to use specialized software applications or barcode fonts to generate these patterns.

A barcode font is a specially designed font that allows you to specify and generate barcodes with regular text characters. It is straightforward to use. You can install the font, load up your text editor like Wordpad or Word to create the barcodes. Most computer applications today that support text allows you to choose from among many fonts.

A barcode font's versatility makes it a popular solution for integrating with line of business applications. It does not depend heavily on the programming environment and does not require intensive graphics operations. Instead, a slight manipulation of existing text is usually sufficient to produce robust and scannable barcodes.

The ConnectCode package includes TrueType, OpenType and PostScript. Human readable fonts for Code 39, Code 128B, and I2of5 are also available.

The latest version of ConnectCode includes an Add-in for Excel that mass converts a column of data into multiple barcodes.

Why use ConnectCode?

It is important to choose a barcode font carefully. There are many barcode fonts offered in the industry. They come in a variety of sizes and prices. The following are factors we strongly advise you to look at before purchasing one.

  • Industry Specifications Adherence - One of the most important factors for choosing a barcode font is that it adheres to industry specifications. For example, the following properties will need to be considered carefully.

    • Thick bar width
    • Thin bar width
    • Barcode ratio
    • Barcode density
    This is to ensure that the barcode created is highly scannable. Ever wonder why the scanning of certain barcodes in some supermarkets looks so difficult and takes so long? The main reason is the barcode has not been created correctly and causes the barcode scanners to take a longer time to process.

    ConnectCode Barcode Font has been created and tested vigorously by a team with many years of experience in the Auto-ID and IT industry. It takes into consideration all the above-mentioned properties and is definitely one of the best barcode fonts packages around.

  • Simplicity - Ease of use has always been an essential consideration in ConnectCode. The Encoder and Fonts are kept simple and aim to adapt to your current workflow. For some barcodes, you can enter text in the editor to create the barcode.

  • Multiple Barcode Sizes - Each barcode font in ConnectCode comes with a minimum of 7 sizes. On top of that, some barcodes like UPC and EAN come with human-readable text support.

  • Integration - ConnectCode comes with a wide variety of tools, applications for ease of integration with Third Party Products.

    • Encoder Application
    • Microsoft Office Macros - For ease of use in Microsoft Word, Access, and Excel
    • Excel Formulas, Add-Ins, and Custom Functions
    • Web and Javascript Integration
    • Native Applications Integration (COM/PowerBuilder/.NET/Java)
    • Reporting Tools Integration
    • Database Integration (T-SQL, PL-SQL)
    • Crystal Reports Formulas
    • Graphics Applications Integration
    • Label Printing Software
    • Windows, Mac, and Linux
  • Produce Images - A unique feature of the Encoder creates high-resolution images out of the barcode fonts. This combination of fonts and images offered by ConnectCode makes it one of the most versatile products in enabling barcodes for enterprises and personal use.