Barcode software for developers and office users

Barcode Generator ActiveBarcode, the versatile and comfortable program package for the creation of barcodes.
The software is designed for office users, software developers and administrators who want to generate or automate barcodes.

Simply use barcodes...

Our Add-Ins for Microsoft Office provide an additional menu ribbon for the usage of ActiveBarcode in your documents. This makes it easier and more intuitive to use the barcode object in the Office applications.
Barcodes in Excel Embed and automate barcodes in your Excel sheets. Link the barcode object to the content of a cell.
Barcodes in Word Embed and automate barcodes in your Word documents. Create documents with barcodes that adapt your needs.
Barcodes in Access Embed and automate barcodes in your Access database. Bind our barcode object to a data field in reports or forms.
For Developers Add powerful barcode technology to your applications. Use the barcode object like a custom control (OCX, COM component, ActiveX).
Images & Printing Generate high-precision barcode Bitmap images or vector graphics. Print barcodes into forms or on label sheets.
Any Application Insert barcodes into any document.

Always the right barcode component


Office Add-Ins
Easy and intuitive use of barcodes in Office applications: Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Access.
Barcode Generator
The application to print barcodes or create bitmaps and vector graphics of barcodes.
Barcode command line
Create barcode image files from the command line, inside batch programs or within scripts.
Barcode object
The flexible and powerful barcode object to create barcodes directly in your documents and applications.
InfoAll Add-Ins for Office are optional. But it's very convenient to use them.
You can also use our barcode object directly in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access.
Step-by-step instructions are located here: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access.

All common barcode symbologies

ActiveBarcode supports all common barcode types, for example:

EAN-13, GTIN-13 Merchandise management: Used in supermarkets to identify products.
QR Code, GS1 QR Code 2D barcode for encoding mass text or data in only one code.
Code 128 Modern 1D barcode type with high data density.
Data Matrix 2D barcode for encoding mass text or data in only one code.
GS1-Data Matrix This special form of the Data Matrix is used for goods and palettes in commerce and industry. More than one data field can be encoded using Application Identifiers.
GS1-128, EAN-128 This special form of the Code 128 is used for goods and palettes in commerce and industry. More than one data field can be encoded using Application Identifiers.
More types Full list of supported symbologies.

First class features

Highly accurate 1D and 2D Barcodes
Highly accurate 1D and 2D Barcodes
Barcodes for your documents
Barcodes for your documents
Automate: mail merge, reports, forms, link data
Automate: mail merge, reports, forms, link data
Creates bitmaps and vector graphics
Creates bitmaps and vector graphics
Easy to use
Easy to use
Print and export in series
Print and export in series
Barcode API for developers
Barcode API for developers
Flexible layout options
Flexible layout options
Examples with source code
Examples with source code
All in one setup for 32 and 64-bit
All in one setup for 32 and 64-bit
Generate professional barcodes without special barcode know how. The software is easy to use, you have flexible layout options and all common barcode types are supported.

Barcode GeneratorSome more features:
  • Check digits are calculated and output automatically.
  • Detailed online documentation, examples and step-by-step instructions.
  • Redistributable - no extra charge for developers who create exe files.
  • Easy Installation and Uninstallation.
  • Download the latest version now and try out if the software meets your requirements.

Barcode REST API: Barcodes as a Service (Software as a Service, SaaS)

Generate barcodes with the REST API in your projects.
Generate barcodes with the REST API in your projects.
Highly accurate 1D and 2D Barcodes
Highly accurate 1D and 2D Barcodes
Automation
Automation
Platform independent
Platform independent
No installation & No maintenance
No installation & No maintenance
Excel 365New
How to add barcodes to Excel 365 and Excel for the Web. Embed and automate barcodes in Excel and link barcodes to the content of cells.
Google Sheets How to add barcodes to Google Sheets
Google Docs How to add barcodes to Google Docs
Google Slides How to add barcodes to Google Slides
Online GeneratorNew
Create barcodes and labels using the Online Generator
Barcode command line interface (CLI) Generate barcodes on Linux, macOS and Windows
Example integrations Code examples to integrate barcodes into your projects