Easy barcode creation in Excel

This very easy to use barcode font package for Excel 2010 or higher creates all common linear barcodes for retail and warehousing. The fonts are bundled with an Excel Add-In that handles all data conversion, check digit calculation etc.

Creating a barcode in Excel

To create a barcode in your Excel spreadsheet, follow these steps:

  1. Select cell or cells with your data
  2. In the ribbon, select the Add-Ins tab
  3. Click the Create Barcode button
  4. Select barcode type and size
  5. Choose target cell for barcode creation
  6. Click Ok button to create the barcode
Standard compliant barcodes for your spreadsheet in seconds. Applications include price lists, inventories, serial barcode numbers‚ and catalogs - directly in Excel.
Image of barcode fonts in Excel 2013

Excel Barcode Fonts - Usage

Usage of the fonts and add-in is very simple: Enter your data or use the Excel auto-fill for sequential numbers, select cells, invoke Create Barcode dialog. Done.

In this example, a sequence of numbers is created and converted to barcodes:

Sequential Barcodes Code 128 in Excel

No programming or macros required!

All codes can be created with or with out human readable text. The human readable part of the barcode is freely configurable, use any font and size to your liking. The text is automatically centered under the barcode.

The barcode plug-in takes care of all necessary conversion in the background. Check digits (if so desired) are calculated and appended to the barcode automatically.

The result: standards compliant barcodes in seconds. The barcodes can be printed with ordinary laser or ink jet printers or with any Windows-compatible label printer. Saving to Adobe PDF is also supported.

Excel Barcode Fonts - Sequential Code 128 Barcodes

This video shows the creation of a sequence of Code 128 barcodes. Using Excel auto-fill the user creates a sequence of numbers; with a single click, the whole sequence is converted to barcodes:

Excel Barcode Fonts - Applications

  • Catalogs
  • Price lists
  • Inventory, warehousing
  • Barcode labels
  • ...and many more

Try Barcode for Excel

Windows PC - Softmatic® Barcode for Excel (Excel 2010 or higher, Windows XP or higher)

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Fully functional, all supported code types.

Purchase Barcode for Excel

Windows PC - Softmatic® Barcode for Excel (Excel 2010 or higher, Windows XP or higher)

Barcode Add-In for Excel V5 - Single User, Windows USD 29.95

Software delivered per download. Price plus VAT if applicable. For multi-user licenses see the store.

Comes with a collection of high quality barcode fonts to create the following codes & symbologies:
  • EAN 8, normal and reduced height
  • EAN 13, normal and reduced height
  • UPC-A, normal and reduced height
  • Code 128 A, B, C
  • Code 128 GS1 (aka 128 UCC, 128 EAN)
  • Code 39 / Code 39 Extended, normal and high density
  • Code 2/5 Interleaved (ITF-14), normal and high density
  • Code 2/5 Industrial

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Honeywell Voyager 1250G

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