Barcode & Label App for Windows Store

Barcode & Label is a label design and barcode printing app for Windows. It subscribes to the principles of elegantly simple user interface design and enables users to produce Address Labels, Inventory Tags, Price Labels and Business Name Cards quickly and easily.

The app is bundled with over 900 industry label stock templates and 150 clip arts, and generates commonly used barcodes via font technology. It also supports vector shapes such as rectangle, ellipse, line, and both static and dynamic text/barcode fields. Users will be able to retrieve address and contact information from the Microsoft People's app with just a few taps and have the information printed out in a snap.

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Preview and Print Label

The app comes with capabilities such as Grid Snapping, Zooming, Rulers, Label Stock Customization, Undo/Redo, Objects Alignment, Multi-Objects Selection and WYSIWYG user interfaces – features found only in industrial strength desktop labeling software. Both the Inch and Centimeter unit systems are supported.

The app is capable of creating Code 39, Industrial 2 of 5 and POSTNET barcode using TrueType fonts. This is important for printing high quality barcode labels as it allows high resolution printing and produces barcodes that are sharp and accurate. The high resolution of the barcodes also ensures requirements of industry specifications such as those by GS1 and ISO can be met with ease.

The app is designed to work on both tablet and desktop mode on Windows and supports users using either the touch or mouse input interface.

Getting Started with Barcode & Label

  1. Overview  -  Video

    This section focuses on the basic steps required for using Barcode & Label to create labels, cards or tags.

  2. User Interface

    Barcode & Label is generally a one screen app with a label design canvas at the center of the screen. Located on the left and upper part of the canvas are two rulers that are used to measure the size of the canvas in inches or centimeters.

  3. Setting up a label and it's dimensions

    A Page in Barcode & Label describes the dimensions of the whole paper whereas a Label describes the dimensions of each individual label.

  4. Selecting objects and changing it's properties

    To select an object, you can simply tap or click on an object. This tapping or clicking will also automatically de-select existing selected objects. Another way to select objects is to use a marquee.

  5. How to align and order objects?  -  Video

    Objects possess alignment and order attributes that can be modified by clicking or tapping on the Align and Order button.

  6. Preview and Print labels

    Tap or click on the Preview button to preview or print the labels.

  7. How to create Barcodes

    Barcode & Label uses fonts to generate barcodes. A barcode font is a specially designed font that allows you to specify and generate barcodes with normal text characters. Printing barcodes using fonts is well-known in the auto-id industry for creating the highest quality barcodes.

  8. How to create labels with Variable data?  -  Video

    Barcode & Label also supports labels with variable data. These are labels that contain data-linked objects that is prefilled with values only at print (or preview) time.

  9. How to create labels with a Serialized Counter?  -  Video  -  Barcode & Label v2.3 or above

    A Serialized Counter is basically a counter value that is setup to step over a set of numbers. For example, a value of 1 increment by 1 up to 10 will provide you with the following sequence:


    A Serialized Counter is extremely useful when you need to print inventory labels. For example, when you have an inventory of 100 items and will like to assign a unique number to each item for tracking purposes.

  10. How to create labels with data from an Excel spreadsheet(.xlsx or .xlsm)?  -  Video  -  Barcode & Label v2.4 or above

    This tutorial shows you how to use Barcode & Label to create labels with data from an Excel spreadsheet.

  11. How to create labels with data from a CSV (comma-separated values) file?

    This tutorial shows you how to use Barcode & Label to create labels with data from an Excel spreadsheet.

  12. How to print labels with variable data entered at print time?  -  Video  -  Barcode & Label v3.5 or above

    This tutorial shows you how to use Barcode & Label to create labels with variable data entered at print time.

  13. How to import True Type Fonts?  -  Video

    This feature requires Windows 8.1 or above.

    Barcode & Label supports the import of third party True Type fonts for use in designing labels. This enables the creation of stunningly beautiful labels that your customers will love. With this functionality, you can utilize fonts that you have previously purchased to improve the look and feel of your labels.

  14. How to print labels with data retrieved from a CSV file/Excel file/People's app using Label Wizard?  -  Barcode & Label v3.8 or above

    The Label Wizard ease the tedious steps of label creation by importing data from a CSV file, Excel file or Microsoft's People app and then automatically generating Text objects that corresponds to the columns of the file.

  15. How to print labels and apply functions such as padding, formatting currency and rounding on data stored in an Excel spreadsheet or a CSV file?  -  Barcode & Label v3.9 or above

    This tutorial shows you how to apply functions such as PadLeft, PadRight, Currency and Round on data stored in an Excel spreadsheet or a CSV file.

Reference Section

  • Buttons and Icons Reference

    This section describes all the buttons found in Barcode & Label. It serves as a reference if you need to quickly find the use of a particular button.

  • Flyouts Reference

    Barcode & Label is designed to be elegantly simple through the extensive use of flyouts. A flyout is a lightweight UI that requires user interaction and can be dismissed by clicking or tapping it off. Most of the flyouts from Barcode & Label appear on the right hand side of the display.

Useful Tips

  1. You can create an object by selecting a Shape on the Toolbar below and then dragging your finger or mouse on the label.

  2. You can double tap or click on an object to bring up the Properties dialog.

  3. You can use the Two-Finger drag to scroll a label when using a touch device.

  4. You can use the Copy-and-Paste function to copy objects from the current label to a new label.

Barcode Fonts Engine Testimonials

  • I have used several bar code font applications over the past 20 years and found that ConnectCode is the cleanest solution I have found. It works perfectly with Crystal Reports and doesn't have any issues embedding the bar code fonts into a PDF. –T.M. (BrassCraft)

  • ResMed is a signatory to GS1 so the support of these barcode formats is very important. I showed this to one of our IT staff and he commented that it was better than anything they had. –Dr P.S. (ResMed Ltd)

  • We chose to use your product because it installed flawlessly into excel and we were able to document the creation process so that staff can produce the barcodes in 4 simple steps. –Edgar (CTO - Record Guardian Inc.)

  • The font allows for the barcode to be consistantly sized and placed regardless of what data the initial page of the document uses to generate its code. –Glyn Rowling (Amethyst Mailing)

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Sample Labels

Save the following label (.labelxml) files and open with Barcode & Label.

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