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Barcode4J – flexible generator for barcodes

Barcode4J is a flexible barcode generation package written in Java. It is notable for the fact that is supports all major barcodes.

Features include:

  • 1D barcode implementations:
    • Interleaved 2 of 5.
    • ITF-14.
    • Code 39.
    • Code 128.
    • EAN-128, GS1-128 (based on Code 128).
    • Codabar.
    • UPC-A and UPC-E (with supplementals).
    • EAN-13 and EAN-8 (with supplementals).
    • POSTNET.
    • Royal Mail Customer Barcode (Four State).
    • USPS Intelligent Mail (4-State Customer Barcode).
  • 2D barcode implementations:
    • PDF 417 (ISO/IEC 15438:2001(E)).
    • DataMatrix (ISO/IEC 16022:2000(E)).
  • Support for multiple output formats:
    • SVG.
    • EPS (Encapsulated PostScript).
    • Bitmap images (such as PNG or JPEG).
    • Java2D (AWT).
    • Text (for testing and debugging only).
  • Servlet with support for SVG, EPS and bitmap output.
  • Command-line interface.
  • Plug-ins/extensions for third-party products:
    • Apache Xalan: SVG-generating XSLT extension.
    • SAXON XSLT Processor from Michael Kay: SVG-generating XSLT extension.
    • Apache FOP: support as fo:instream-foreign-object.

Website: barcode4j.sourceforge.net
Support: FAQ
Developer: Jeremias Märki and contributors
License: Apache License 2.0

Barcode4J is written in Java. Learn Java with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

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VW Software
VW Software
2 months ago

You might also want to take a look at our open source project, Barcode-Lib4J. This barcode library offers essential features that others don’t, such as generating barcodes for a specified printer resolution. It also provides support for GS1 DataMatrix and GS1 QR Code, and supports PDF as an output format.