A barcode is a group of parallel alternate black and white lines that represents a group of numbers or characters. Now it has evolved beyond parallel lines to rectangles, dots, hexagons and other geometric patterns.
How Barcode works: a photo-type of sensor scans and reads the bar code and turns it into a signal and the sent to a computer network. In the process of scanning, it will calculate and translates measurements (space between bars) into characters; Standards of Barcode: There are a lot of barcode standards for different uses. For example, In the United States, a bar code symbol called UPC is used in the most retail products and they are all numbers. Another barcode symbol called Code 39 contains symbols, capital letters, numbers etc; Why using Barcode: Barcoding is widely used as a way to track. For example, it can be used to track the shipping and work orders of a product.
Barcode can be generated through specialized barcode software or through bar code fonts. However, for serious business, and in order that your barcode to be readable in other places, you should purchase barcode software instead. Many Barcode fonts are for design purposes only and are not actually functional. One working Barcode font can be found from BarcodeInc. The font is a Code 39 type barcode that includes capital letters, numbers and several symbols. If you are looking for a barcode style font that is made of actual barcodes, the font family Scan designed by Harry Warren is such one.
To download free barcode fonts for personal or commercial use, you can take a look at our collection of barcode fonts. If you just want to create text graphics and logos online using barcode fonts, you can check out our text generator below.
Create Text Graphics with Barcode Fonts
You can use the following tool to generate text graphics based on your selection of colors, text effects and sizes using barcode fonts in seconds. You can then save the image, or use the EMBED button to get image links.