Seagull Scientific BarTender

Seagull Scientific BarTender

Category | Software
Type | Label Design

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BarTender barcode software has hundreds of thousands of users in more than 150 countries and is the world's leading design and print software for labels, barcodes, cards and RFID tags.  Running stand-alone or integrated with just about any other program, BarTender is the perfect solution for almost any on-demand printing or marking application, including label printing, print and apply, direct marking on parts and packaging, encoding smart cards, sign production, and much more. Powerful companion applications even manage system security, network print functions, document publishing, print job logging, and more. With four editions delivering a remarkable range of features, there's a BarTender to satisfy every need and budget.


Seagull Scientific has been a technology leader since 1985. In fact, BarTender was the very first Windows program to support both laser and industrial label printers. But today, BarTender is much more than just label software. With RFID, print and encode support for smart cards, powerful drawing features, and a robust suite of companion applications, BarTender is a truly complete design and print solution.


  • Easy to Learn, Easy to Use:  Intuitive mouse motions, helpful “wizards,” and our incredibly careful attention to the “look and feel” make BarTender seem familiar the first time you use it. Then, a variety of power features ensure your design freedom as you become expert.

  • Compliance Labels and Ready-to-Print Templates:  Whether you use our ready-to-print templates or design brand new ones, you get the power and flexibility to satisfy thousands of compliance standards.

  • Card Printing Too! With support for two-sided design, print-time image capture, smart cards and magnetic stripes, BarTender is also a truly powerful card printing solution. 

  • Import and Export Graphics:  It’s easy to add company logos and pictures of products. Supports cameras, scanners, and most graphic formats. You can also export barcodes for use in other programs.

  • Industrial Symbol Libraries:  Choose from hundreds of high-quality, scalable symbols from categories such as electrical, hazardous material, packaging, and more.

  • Advanced Drawing Functions More than 50 pre-defined shapes can be resized, reshaped and colored in just about any way imaginable.
  • Exceptional Font Control:  Access and customize a huge variety of Windows and printer fonts. Advanced formatting includes superscript, numbering, highlight and more. Supports “fullsystem” Unicode. 

  • Advanced, Custom Serialization:  Generate anything from simple serial numbers to advanced custom sequences.  Native and HTML-Compatible Data-Entry Forms Easily design custom forms for data entry at print time. The Enterprise Automation edition even displays the dialogs in your web browser!

  • Web Browser Printing Option:  The Enterprise Automation edition lets you browse thumbnail previews of your templates from almost anywhere and launch print jobs for processing by a central copy of BarTender.

  • World’s Most Powerful Scale Support Accept weight data from a wide variety of scales into your print-time forms.

  • Smart “Wizards”:  Numerous “wizards” walk you step-by-step through critical design decisions that affect your printing performance and compliance with important standards.

  • Multiple-Level Security Protections:  Security Center regulates user activity in military, pharmaceutical, chemical, and other high-security environments. Protect individual template designs using passwords and encryption. Use Librarian to manage your publishing process. Audit logged events using History Explorer.

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