Seagull Scientific BarTender - BT16-EA20 ENTERPRISE AUTOMATION 20 PRINTER edition
Design and print labels, cards, mag stripe cards and more.
Optimize print speed to any printer or marking device.
Design data-entry forms that provide data validation and accept print-time input from the keyboard or a barcode scanner.
Software to create and automate labels, barcodes and more
Designed for businesses that require complete connectivity and control of their printing environment, the BarTender® Enterprise Automation Edition delivers our most powerful collection of features, including integration with SAP and Oracle, mobile printing from iOS and Android devices, and centralized management of printing, security and administration.
The most powerful software for your most demanding requirements
BarTender Enterprise Automation extends even the most complex printing environments with unrivaled connectivity to business systems and reliable control of the complete design and printing system.
Centralized control for efficiency and confidence
BarTender’s comprehensive control features enable enterprises to centrally monitor, manage and secure their design and printing operations across sites and continents.
Librarian for optimized work flow
BarTender Librarian allows large groups of designers, administrators and other users to cooperatively and securely manage the storage and revision of label formats and other files. Librarian can help you to better manage any label printing system, and is particularly valuable in highly regulated environments, such as medical and pharmaceutical, and highly secure environments, such as military and chemical.
Integration with existing business systems
BarTender Integration Builder allows you to create highly customizable integrations to seamlessly connect BarTender's printing capabilities with virtually any enterprise business operation. This powerful service lets you perform enterprise-level tasks, including:
- Initiate printing automatically at “trigger” events, such as the arrival of an e-mail, a saved file or a modified database.
- Connect to and communicate with clients via TCP/IP, UDP or HTTP.
- Perform basic file operations, such as move, rename, delete or copy.
- Integrate directly with ERP systems with direct support for SAP, Oracle or IBM WebSphere connectivity.
Print Portal App for printing from any iOS or Android device
Whether you use a smartphone or tablet, the BarTender Print Portal App works with the BarTender Enterprise Automation Edition to let you easily choose label designs, complete print-time data forms and launch print jobs to any printer on the internet -- all with strong security.
Intelligent Templates for unmatched versatility and control
BarTender Enterprise Automation offers all of BarTender's powerful yet easy-to-use design features, including our exclusive Intelligent Templates:
- Leverage conditional printing to create a wide variety of labels from a single design, without the headache of maintaining a separate document for each label.
- Easily support complex printing scenarios by telling templates, layers and even individual objects when to print based on a single data source or database field, or based on multiple conditions — all without scripting.
- Lock mandatory content so it cannot be changed by other designers.
- Print content to specific panels of security cards, including monochrome black, UV fluorescing, and overlay panels.
- Let BarTender's smart wizards guide you through critical design decisions to maximize your printing performance and compliance with important standards.
- Use your own fonts or those built into the printer.
- Generate anything from simple serial numbers to advanced custom serialization sequences.
- Format text any way you want with Rich Text formatting.
- Enhance imported graphics with high-quality image-processing controls, including brightness, contrast, saturation, hue, sharpness, smoothing and cropping.
- Recreate legacy labels easily by importing old designs to use as a guide.
- Link to external graphics to enable dynamic changes.
SAP certified, Oracle validated
Empower users to print labels and more from within SAP, Oracle and other business systems without ever knowing that BarTender is doing the printing.
Browser-based interfaces for easy deployment and printing over networks
Extend your printing infrastructure beyond the firewall by enabling users to choose designs, complete print-time data forms and launch print jobs to any printer on the internet with just a few clicks from any browser.
Visual Basic Script Editor for easy management
The VB Script Editor enables you to easily navigate between different scripts in your document; access supported code snippets to help you when writing your own code; access application-specific VB Script objects, properties and functions; and more.
Enterprise-strength printing flexibility
Minimize print-time data entry by letting BarTender pull data from SAP and Oracle systems, Excel files, text files and a wide variety of databases. Or design your own forms for entering data easily at print time.
- Easily select, preview and print labels and cards from a dedicated Print Station interface.
- Print multiple label formats as a single batch, whether from BarTender, the Print Station or even the Windows Explorer.
- Print to any true Windows printer driver, and use our free Drivers by Seagull to leverage the special features of label and card printers for optimal performance.
Free support whenever and wherever you need it
Seasull Scientific global offices combine to provide free phone and e-mail support for all BarTender editions 24 hours a day, every business day.
BarTender Technical Specifications
These specifications apply to the latest version of BarTender.
System requirements and compatibility
- Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7 and Vista.
- Windows Server 2016, Server 2012 and 2012 R2, Server 2008 and 2008 R2.
- Includes all 32-bit and 64-bit (x64) editions.
Hard disk and memory (minimum)
- Basic and Professional Editions (32-bit)
- 1 GB RAM
- 2 GB free hard drive space
- Basic and Professional Editions (64-bit)
- 2 GB RAM
- 3 GB free hard drive space
- Automation and Enterprise Automation Editions (32-bit)
- 4 GB RAM
- 20 GB free hard drive space (to allow sufficient space for logs)
- Automation and Enterprise Automation Editions (64-bit)
- 8 GB RAM
- 20 GB free hard drive space (to allow sufficient space for logs)
Display resolution (recommended)
1024 x 768 or higher
The .NET Framework 4.0 is required. The BarTender installer will automatically install all required .NET Framework components.
Logging of print jobs and event messages requires either
- Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Express or higher (Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Express included with BarTender), or
- Microsoft SQL Server 2005 or higher (purchased from a database vendor)
International editions can switch the UI on demand between 23 languages: Chinese (Simplified & Traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Portuguese (European & Brazilian), Polish, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai and Turkish.
Includes over 400 preformatted, ready-to-use barcode components based on 95 barcode symbologies and more than a dozen barcode standards. Also includes a large number of sample compliance label designs.
Linear barcode symbologies
- Code 39 (Full ASCII and Regular)
- Code 93
- Code 128
- EAN-13 (with and without 2 and 5 digit add-ons)
- GS1 DataBar (formerly RSS, all four non-stacked variants)
- Interleaved 2-of-5
- JAN-13 (with and without 2 and 5 digit add-ons)
- MSI Plessey
- RSS (see GS1 DataBar)
- UPC-A (with and without 2 and 5 digit add-ons)
- UPC-E (with and without 2 and 5 digit add-ons)
2D, matrix, and stacked symbol symbologies
- Data Matrix
- GS1 Composite (13 variants)
- GS1 DataBar (formerly RSS
- 3 stacked variants)
- GS1 DataMatrix
- GS1 QR
- Micro QR Code
- QR Code
- RSS (see GS1 DataBar)
Postal and shipping barcode symbologies
- Australia Post
- Canadian Customs
- Japanese Post
- KIX Code
- Royal Mail
- UPS MaxiCode
- USPS Intelligent Mail
- USPS Planet
- USPS Postnet
- GS1 Coupons
- GS1 Distribution
- GS1 General Applications
- GS1 Health Care – Non-retail
- GS1 Health Care – Retail
- GS1 Pharmaceutical
- GS1 Retail – General Distribution
- GS1 Retail – Non-general Distribution
- HIBC (Primary and Secondary)
- TLC (39 and MicroPDF417)
- UPS Tracking Number
- Design barcodes for almost any other standard using BarTender.
- GM 1724-A
- MIL 129 and 1189B (LOGMARS)
- Oracle WMS
- SAP AII
- USPS (includes FIM A and FIM C).
- You can also design labels for almost any other standard using BarTender.
Data format standards
Encode text using almost any data format, including Unicode, ASCII, Western, Japanese, Chinese, or any other character encoding, plus custom formats. Predefined barcode components also support the following standards:
- GTIN-8 (for EAN-8, JAN-8, and UPC-E components)
- GTIN-12 (for UPC-A components)
- GTIN-13 (for EAN-13 and JAN-13 components)
- GTIN-14 (formerly EAN-14 and SCC-14; for GS1 components that use the (01) application identifier, for GS1 DataBar components, and for ITF-14 components)
- SCC-18 (for GS1 barcode components that use the (00) application identifier)
Symbologies vs. Standards
Many barcode symbologies are used in more than one barcode or label standard. The standards above (which are included with BarTender) are listed by some other software companies as separate symbologies. This is misleading, because these are standards and not symbologies.
RFID tag types and data formats
EPC Gen2, EPC Class 1, ISO 18000-6b, ISO 15693, Tag-It, I-CODE, TagSys, My-d, and Picotag tag types. All EPC data formats are supported, including DoD, Wal-Mart, SGTIN, SSCC, GIAI, GID, GRAI, and SGLN, among others. (Note: RFID is not supported in the Basic Edition.)