Want to use your Mac to help keep track of inventory? Intelli Innovations, Inc. today announced the release of
Barcode Automator 1.0. The software has been developed specifically for bulk barcode generation and AppleScript automation.
Developed using Real Software’s REALbasic development environment, Barcode Automator supports nine different symbologies. It includes the ability to export vectorized EPS and TIFF images, and comes bundled with a set of optical character recognition (OCR) fonts.
Specific features in Barcode Automator 1.0 include:
Complete support for EAN-8, EAN-13, ISBN (Bookland EAN), ITF Variable (I2of5), ITF-14, UPC-A, UPC-E, Code 39, and Code 128 symbologies.
Integrated values editor with text import and automatic serialization capabilities (including high-range numeric values and step-repeat options).
Full AppleScript support (examples included) with format, factor, content/addendum, truncation, and symbology-specific support options.
Interactive, anti-aliased “test environment” module allowing users to preview a barcode with test values before generating a series.
XML-based import/export of symbology/value configuration for processing or modification in other XML-friendly software.
Export options to EPS (vector data) and/or grayscale TIFF (up to 1200 dpi) file formats.
Automatic check digit calculation and insertion.
Bundled with optical character recognition typefaces OCR-A and OCR-B, in both TrueType and PostScript formats. Use of OCR fonts for the human-readable portion of a barcode are recommended by most standards organizations.
Available for US$329.95, Barcode Automator 1.0 runs natively on Mac OS 9 and Mac OS X 10.1 or higher. A full-featured demo version is available for download. And if you’re already a user of Intelli’s Barcode Producer, you can upgrade to Barcode Automator for $279.95.