What is this Free Barcode Font?
This free barcode font is a Code 39 Barcode. Code 39 is a type of barcode symbology — there are over 50 different types of barcode symbologies and each symbology has a different purpose.
Code 39 is a commonly used for simple tasks such as inventory labels, name badges, and industrial applications. Code 39 consists of barcode symbols that represents numbers, letters, the space character, and symbols. Code 39 is also known as the 3 of 9 Barcode, Code 3 of 9 and Barcode39.
By using this font, you are limited to very simple barcode usage. For additional barcode usages — please contact us.
How do I read this Free Barcode Font?
Use a barcode scanner device or mobile app with barcode reading capabilities. Barcode scanners emulate the keystrokes of a keyboard so when a barcode scanner is scanned, the barcode scanner emulates the keystrokes and appears on the screen as if it was typed from an actual keyboard
How do I use this Free Barcode Font?
Download & open the zip file containing the fonts (free3of9.zip).
Open two files ‘free30f9.tff’ & 'free30f9x.tff'— it should open a box that displays the font.
Click install in both font boxes.
Open the application you want to use to print barcodes (Microsoft Word, Wordpad, etc.).
Select the free barcode font you just installed — it will be located in the 'F' section.
Start typing using numbers, letters, or symbols. Adjust size as necessary & print when ready.
- Be sure to add an asterisk * character before and after your text. Example *YOURTEXTHERE*
- Microsoft Word may adjust the character spacing and make the barcode unreadable.
What is the best way to print more barcodes?
Where can I get a different barcode?
For all other barcodes, please contact us directly so we're able to set you up with a solution that will work for you.
Where can I get a UPC (GS1) Barcode?
If you are selling products in a retail store (Supermarket, Department, etc.), you will need an identification number called Universal Product Code (UPC). UPC is also known as GS1.
To obtain a UPC barcode, you must contact GS1US, an organization that gives out UPC barcodes for a fee. They are the only organization that can give you a UPC barcode.
Once you obtain a UPC, you can print the UPC barcode on your product or on a label with a printer and labeling software.