Label Design Software BarTender
With every sale of a CITIZEN label thermal transfer printer, the customer receives the free software Bar Tender Light, which is used to design and print labels containing text, graphics and the most commonly used barcodes. In the cases where customers need functions such as serial numbers, data base links or products such as SAP and Oracle, we offer the paid version BarTender Professional. You can download a 30-day trial version from the Seagullscientific website.
The main characteristics of the software are:
EASY TO USE
Label customization with BarTender is very easy, owing to the carefully organized menu and “pop-up” dialogs that display even the most advanced options in plain, easy to understand language.
EXCEPTIONAL DESIGN FLEXIBILITY
BarTender gives you total control over the label’s appearance, type and size of text, bar codes and graphics.
COMPLIANCE WITH WINDOWS REQUIREMENTS
The software is developed in compliance with the Windows application requirements and structure so that the consumers who have used just one other Windows program, can easily start designing labels.
HIGH PRECISION ON SCREEN DISPLAY
In the menu “Print Preview”, which can read from even external data sources, you can see exactly how your labels are going to look like before you print them.
In BarTender there is access to a wide variety of the most often used barcodes and an extensive set of predefined barcode designs. They can be used directly or customized as desired.
RELATION BETWEEN TEXT OBJECTS AND DATA SOURCES
BarTender allows for a relation to be made between text objects with variable information and different types of external data sources, meaning each label can contain individual information.
IMPORT AND EXPORT GRAPHICS
BarTender supports most major graphic formats. It’s easy to add a company logo or pictures of products. Barcodes can be exported for use in other software packages.
Bar Tender can generate anything from the simplest serial number to the most advanced, individually customized serial number. You can choose from numeric, alpha, or a variety of predefined alphanumeric character sets.
READY TO PRINT FORMATS
BarTender supports a wide variety of predesigned label formats, adhering to various European and world standards that are a suitable basis for designing of individual labels for each client.
INDUSTRIAL SYMBOL LIBRARIES
BarTender gives easy access to hundreds of high-quality industrial symbols, arranged in different categories – electrical, hazardous, packaging, etc.
VARIETY OF CUSTOM DATA ENTRY FORMS
BarTender accepts data from a variety of sources:
• Keyboard data
• Automatically-serialized data strings
• Automatic time and date values
• Four different text file formats
• ODBC и OLE-DB data bases and tables
• Direct input from SAP
• Oracle and other XML sources