How to Generate a Barcode

Are you looking for a quick and easy way to create barcodes to use for testing purposes but haven't yet found any free solution that is up to the task? You probably haven't searched well, because I know of several online services that in my opinion are right for you.

What are their names? How do they work? Calm down, there is time to explain everything to you in detail. Read this guide of mine dedicated, in fact, to how to generate a barcode and you will have all the information you are looking for in no time. You will be amazed by how little effort it takes to obtain barcodes of all kinds, I can assure you right away.

Then? What are you still doing standing there? Take a few minutes of free time all for yourself, make yourself comfortable in front of your trusted computer and immediately begin to concentrate on reading the information you find right here below. certain of the fact that in case of need you will also be ready to dispense advice to all your friends eager to know more. What do you say, we bet?

Online Barcode Generator

If you need to generate a barcode for semi-professional and / or testing purposes, I can only recommend you visit the website Online Barcode Generator. It is an online service in English (but very easy to use) that allows you to create barcodes using various encodings and applying numerous customizations to them. All at no cost.

To create a barcode with Online Barcode Generator, all you have to do is connect to the home page of the site using the link I just provided and select the standard to use (eg. EAN-13 which is often used in publishing) from the drop-down menu Barfcode:. Then fill in the fields that you find next to the items Contents:, Options: e Additional parameters with all the details of the barcode you want to create and click on the button Make Barcode to generate your barcode.

Once you have viewed the barcode obtained (at the bottom of the page), you can choose to save it on your computer in various file formats by clicking on the items EPS, PNG e JPEG. As you can see, all very easy and fast. Just like I promised you!

Did the above service not satisfy you? Are you looking for an alternative resource that allows you to generate a barcode directly from your web browser? Well, then take a look at the barcode generator of and you will see that you will not regret it. It's free, simple and also offers some options for customizing barcodes.

Using it is child's play. First of all connected to the main page of the online service by clicking on the link I have provided you with, then select the type of barcode you are interested in generating from the menu on the left.

Now fill in the empty field on the right by typing the data relating to the barcode and you will immediately see a preview of the barcode appear on the right. By clicking on the icon in the shape of gear you can also apply any customizations to the barcode (for example you can select the format in which to save the image, the resolution, etc.). From here, by clicking on the menu Settings always at the top right you can select the options Colors e Advanced to make further changes. Once completed, click on the button Close bottom right.

You can then download the barcode to your computer by simply clicking on the button Download. If instead of downloading the code you prefer to share it online, click on the icon with the two pages placed in the upper left part of the preview, copy the link that you find under the heading Link for this barcode image and paste it where you see fit.

Online Barcode Generator

Another service to consider is Online barcode generator. It is not very dissimilar to the solutions I have already proposed to you but it offers a wider margin of choice in terms of formats available for download. Anyway, try it and find out right away if it's right for you or not.

To use it, connected to its main page via the link I just indicated, select the type of barcode to be generated from the menu that you find next to the item choice of barcodes and then set all the properties by filling in the fields and selecting the options that you find under the heading value and properties.

Finally, click on the button create bare code which is on the right and in the new browser window that will open at this point, select the format in which you intend to download the barcode on your computer. By clicking on the wording instead barcode printing you can directly call up the print function.

You can also consider using the barcode generator on the website It has a nice user interface, it's intuitive and supports all the most common barcode formats available on the market.

How to use? Well, it's so easy that you don't even need to explain it. In any case, all you have to do is connect to the home page of the service using the link I have just indicated, select the type of barcode you want to generate via the menu Create free: which is at the top and type all the info requires in the fields below.

Now move to the section Preview Barcode located on the right, take a look at the preview of your barcode, select the format in which you intend to download it to your computer through the menu that you find next to the wording Download as, select the size from the menu Size and then click the button Download.


If, on the other hand, you are interested in generating a barcode for, so to speak, less professional reasons (for example with your name to have fun with friends on forums and social networks) you can make use of BarCodesInc.

You ask me how to use it? Nothing simpler. To begin with, connect to the home page of the site via the link I have just indicated, type your name (or any other text you want to display in the barcode) in the field Your text and click on the button Generate Barcode to get your barcode to share online with friends immediately through the links and codes that appear by clicking on the item Link or embed this barcode.

If, on the other hand, you want to download the barcode obtained in the form of an image to your computer, click on the preview of the barcode, right-click on the image of the balcony in the new web page that opens and select the option to save the image on your computer. The barcode will be saved as an image in PNG format.

You can also customize the barcode to be generated in more detail by clicking on the item Advanced Options and setting the barcode standard, size, font used, image format, etc. through the appropriate menus.

Free Online Barcode Generator

To "close in style" I would like to report you Free Online Barcode Generator. It is a free resource with a very well maintained interface. It is quite simple to use and allows you to download the resulting barcode in various formats.

To serve, connected to the main page of the service using the link I have provided you with, then click on the first drop-down menu and select the standard you want to use. Fill in then you can view the additional fields by entering the required barcode details or by choosing them from the appropriate drop-down menus.

If available, also click on the item More options to view additional customization options for the barcode. Depending on your needs and preferences, you can for example choose to generate a barcode with a color other than the classic black, you can set a background color as you like and you can also define the dimensions of the barocde.

Finally, press the button Create. Wait a few moments for the code to be generated then click on the icon of one of the formats available for download under the writing Your barcode is ready! Download nov… present at the bottom of the page. The formats in which the barcode can be downloaded are EPS, PNG, PDF or SVG. Once this is done, the download will start immediately.

I also point out that Free Online Barcode Generator shows a preview of the code to download. This way you can view it right away before you even download it to your computer. Then keep in mind that, if you need to make other changes to the barcode before downloading, all you have to do is press the button Cut down.