Barcode Generator Software

Softmatic provides a wide range of barcode software - stand-alone generators, bulk barcode generators, barcode fonts, barcode plug-ins and extensions.

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NEW Barcode plug-ins and extensions for Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop

Easy to use barcode plug-ins and extensions for Adobe InDesign, Illustrator und Photoshop. Standards compliant barcodes in seconds - no dependencies, no programming or macros, no barcode fonts required.

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The Softmatic barcode plug-ins and extensions for InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop are available on the Adobe Exchange. You'll also find them in the Creative Cloud App. Go to tab Stock & Marketplace > Plugins and search for "softmatic":

Adobe Creative Cloud Softmatic Barcode Extension Illustrator InDesign

Note: When downloading from the Adobe Exchange, the license is tied to the Adobe ID that was used for purchasing. For more purchase options and multi-user licenses see the Softmatic online store.

NEW Softmatic Barcode V5

Softmatic Barcode V5 creates the common retail codes EAN, UPC, ISBN and ISSN. V5 brings native PDF export and built-in OCR fonts for human readable text. The low-cost start into in-house barcode creation.

Download from the Mac App Store (macOS 10.15 or higher, Apple Silicon / Intel)

NEW Softmatic BarcodePlus V5

Softmatic BarcodePlus V5 is the newest version of our award-winning barcode generator for Mac and creates all common barcode symbologies for retail, warehousing and pharma. Also supported are all common 2D barcode types. V5 adds support for Datamatrix GS1 and ISSN barcodes, native PDF export and built-in OCR fonts for human readable text. Best value for most users.

Download (macOS 10.15 or higher, Apple Silicon / Intel)

NEW Softmatic BarcodeFactory V5

Softmatic BarcodeFactory V5 is the newest version of our award-winning bulk barcode generator for Mac with support for more than 20 different linear and 2D barcode types. V5 adds support for Datamatrix GS1 and ISSN barcodes, native PDF export and built-in OCR fonts for human readable text. The new version also features improved data import, a simplified UI and support for dark mode. Flag-ship solution for publishers, print shops, manufacturers, graphic design outfits.

Download (macOS 10.15 or higher, Apple Silicon / Intel)

Softmatic BarcodePlus V4

Softmatic BarcodePlus creates all common linear and 2D barcode symbologies for retail, warehousing, pharmaceuticals. The trial version is fully functional and will create all supported code types. The export, however, is limited to low resolution raster images. SVG and EPS vector export are not available in the trial version.

Please see the Sample Barcodes folder in the ZIP archive for a collection of barcodes in vector formats and an Illustrator document that shows all supported codes.

Mac - Softmatic® BarcodePlus (macOS 10.7-11.6 * - english, deutsch, français, español) - Download
PC - Softmatic® BarcodePlus (Windows 10 or higher - english, deutsch, français, español) - Download

* Legacy app. No further updates are planned.

Softmatic BarcodeFactory V4

Softmatic BarcodeFactory batch creates thousands of barcodes in seconds. The trial version is fully functional and will create all supported code types. The export, however, is limited to low resolution raster images. SVG and EPS vector export are not available in the trial version.

Please see the Sample Barcodes folder in the ZIP archive for a collection of barcodes in vector formats.

Mac - Softmatic® BarcodeFactory (macOS 10.7-11.6 * - english, deutsch) - Download
PC - Softmatic® BarcodeFactory (Windows 10 or higher - english, deutsch) - Download

* Legacy app. No further updates are planned.

Barcode Add-In and Fonts for Excel 365

Easy barcode creation in Excel 365 with our barcode add-in and font package for the most popular spreadsheet (requires Windows 10 or higher).