Codabar Barcode Format

Codabar codes are assigned worldwide to identify items shipped by FedEx, items in libraries and photo labs, certain government supplies and materials held in U.S. blood banks. The code was developed by the company Pitney Bowes in 1972. Numbers, letters and symbols can be used in the code.

The total amount of characters in Codabar barcodes can vary and there is no checksum digit in the code. However, users can add their own checksum digit if they wish.

The code normally breaks down as follows:

Standard Codabar features that are supported by the Barcode Generator include:

Codabar barcodes can be exported as PNG or TIFF files with the Barcode Application. These exports will have print-quality dots-per-inch. Codes developed with the Barcode Generator Software may also be dragged-and-dropped directly into Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator.

Other Barcode Formats

Here you can find other barcode formats supported by our Barcode Software: