BarTender software allows you to transform your business information into the labels, barcodes, RFID tags, smartcards, packing slips and pallet labels that drive your company.
The new and updated BarTender 2021 software comes in four different levels: starter, professional, automation and enterprise edition.

To learn about the differences between the types of BarTender 2021 software read the following comparison guide:
BarTender Software Comparison guide  
For further information, look at the following comparison tables. 
Starter/professional comparison
Professional/Automation/Enterprise comparison 
For BarTender software support click here
To order additional printer licenses for your software or upgrade a current application license please contact us. 
***For BarTender 2021 both an application and printer license needs to be purchased***

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Create, automate and manage labels, barcodes and more with BarTender software to improve safety, security, efficiency and compliance. 

If you're not sure where to begin, first of all – try before you buy. We offer a free 30-day trial on our website so that you can ensure that BarTender is suitable for your labelling needs.  

Secondly, with BarTender software it is important to know that you are able to upgrade to the more powerful editions as your business grows. For example, if you started with Professional Edition but decided after a period of time that you wanted to start automating your labelling process to increase speed, you could upgrade your software to Automation Edition without having to start from scratch. You can also add more printers to your license at a later date as your business grows.   

Starter: 

Ideal for small businesses and departments that need to quickly and easily generate labels, including support for dynamic variable data from databases like Excel or CSV files.

Professional: 

Includes all the features in Starter Edition. Ideal for small businesses and departments, the BarTender Professional Edition includes RFID encoding and enables linking to content from databases, spreadsheets and other files along with industry-leading Designer for sophisticated label and card designs.

Automation: 

Includes all the features in Professional Edition. Ideal for businesses that are looking to automate labelling to increase speed and accuracy, the BarTender Automation Edition provides tools to manage and integrate label and document printing with the organization’s business systems.

Enterprise: 

Includes all the features in Automation Edition. Ideal for businesses that operate in regulated industries or span multiple locations and need to control design and printing throughout the organisation.

System requirements

Operating system
• Windows 10
• Windows Server 2019 and 2016
• Includes all 32-bit and 64-bit (x64) editions
• An active internet connection may be required if Windows
updates are required

Hard disk space and memory (*minimum)
Complete BarTender suite utilization (32-bit)
• Memory: 4 GB RAM
• Hard drive: 20 GB (to allow sufficient space for logs)

Complete BarTender suite utilization (64-bit)
• Memory: 8 GB RAM
• Hard drive: 20 GB (to allow sufficient space for logs)

Display resolution
• 1024 x 768 (minimum)
• 1920 x 1080 or better (recommended)

.NET FRAMEWORK

• .NET Framework 4.7.2 or later version is required
• The BarTender installer will automatically install all required
.NET Framework components
• An active internet connection may be required to update
.NET framework

Database
• BarTender System Database, Librarian, History Explorer
and Reprint Console require Microsoft SQL Server 2005 or
higher (Express or Full edition)
• Microsoft SQL Server 2014 SP3 Express is included with the
BarTender suite

*(Recommended system specifications will vary based on the
specific details of each installation)

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