Using Barcode Fonts in Macintosh
Generating barcodes on a Macintosh operating system is not as easy as it is with a Windows operating system, mainly because Windows has seen a lot more involvement in terms of business productivity. Because of this, it’s only natural that most products intended for use in a business environment would be geared toward Windows. In recent years, however, Macintosh has found a home, specifically in the marketing and printing industries. Naturally, the need for barcode technology to be compatible with Macintosh has never been greater.
- Supports multiple operating systems including Windows, Mac, Linux and Unix.
- Mac Install package (OSX and pre-OSX) includes examples for Office 2003, FileMaker, OpenOffice, Java and AppleScript.
- TrueType fonts are supplied in PC and Mac formats, and are compatible with Macintosh OS X and other systems supporting the OpenType font format.
- Postscript Type 1 fonts are supplied in Macintosh versions.
- Supports Code 128, GS1-128, UCC/EAN-128, Interleaved 2 of 5, Code 39, MSI, Codabar, Postnet, Planet and USPS Intelligent Mail barcode generation.
- AppleScript for Mac: Compatible with Excel for Mac 2004 and 2008.
- FileMaker Plug-In: Supports FileMaker 4 and up on Mac.
- Barcode Macros & VBA Functions for Mac: Compatible with Office 2004 and 2011 for Mac. This tool is not compatible with Office 2008 for Mac due to the removal of macro ability.
- Online Encoder: Supports many barcode types. This is an online encoder where you enter the data to encode, select the barcode type and the encoded text appears. That encoded text can be copied and pasted directly into your Macintosh application where the font can be applied to it.