barcode faqscommon questions about barcodes
The FAQs and videos below will help you learn more about different barcodes and their uses. Questions about how to use our software are answered on our technical support page.
If you're new to barcodes start here. This comprehensive FAQ has information about all barcode types, barcode specs & standards, and a glossary of barcode-related terms.
This FAQ covers Code 128 and GS1-128 barcodes, which are widely used for ID, inventory, shipping, and distribution.
This FAQ covers Code 39 (Code 3 of 9) barcodes, which are widely used for ID, inventory, asset management and tracking purposes.
This FAQ covers Interleaved 2 of 5 (ITF) barcodes, which are used for shipping, distribution, and inventory tracking.
This FAQ covers ISBN-13, the barcodes used on book and book-related products.
This FAQ covers UPC, EAN, JAN, and ISSN barcodes. These barcodes are used on retail products, CDs, magazines, and most other items in the retail channel.