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What is a barcode?
Barcodes are machine-readable symbols used to store bits of data. Barcodes are used for identification, tracking, inventory, and as part of retail point of sale systems.

What are the major advantages of using barcode software?
Barcode software is useful in various organizations as alternate to manual data entry process.

What are barcode Symbologies?
There are several types of barcode standards for different purposes - these are called symbologies. Some of the popular barcode fonts include Code 39, Codabar, Code 93, Code 11, MSI Plessey, Code 128 SET A, Code 128 SET B, Code 128 SET C, Interleaved 2of5, Postnet, Planet, ITF, UPC, EAN, GS1, Intelligent Mail, Data Matrix and more.

What is Code 39 Barcode Font?
Code 39 is an easy-to-print barcode commonly used for various bar-coding labels such as name badges, inventory and industrial applications. The supportive symbology of the Code 3/9 character set consists of barcode symbols representing uppercase letters (A-Z), numbers (0-9), special characters including $ % + / . - and "~" (tilde) character.

What is Codabar Barcode Font?
Codabar barcode symbology is used for various numeric barcoding applications including libraries, blood banks and parcels. The supportive symbology of the Codabar character set consists of barcode symbols representing numbers (0-9) and $ + / - special characters.

What is the advantage to using Code 11 Barcode Font?
Code 11 barcode is a high-density numeric barcode mostly used in telecommunication components. The supportive symbology of the Code 11 character set consists of barcode symbols representing 0-9 numbers

What is the major benefit of using MSI Plessey Barcode Font?
MSI Plessey barcode is used primarily in libraries and retail applications. The symbology of the MSI Plessey character set consists of barcode symbols representing the numbers (0-9).