Seagull Scientific BarTender Editions Breakdown

Posted June 8, 2016

Seagull BarTender Barcode SoftwareSeagull Scientific’s BarTender design software has been the leading application to create any kind of barcode or RFID label and ID cards for customers due to it’s comprehensive feature set and ease of use. One of the key benefits of BarTender is the various available editions it comes in.

BarTender’s four editions enable you to easily upgrade your system as your business grows, without the extra cost and complexity of buying add-on products.

Basic Edition
Designed for individuals and small departments, the Basic Edition lets you start designing and printing barcode labels and cards in just minutes thanks to its intuitive design tools and helpful wizards.

  • Design and print labels, cards, mag stripe cards and more
  • Optimize print speed to any printer or marking device
  • Design data-entry forms that provide data validation and accept print-time input from the keyboard or a barcode scanner
  • Licensed per PC

Professional Edition
Designed for departments and small businesses, the Professional Edition offers the same easy interface as the Basic Edition while enabling RFID encoding and more sophisticated label and card designs that leverage content from databases, spreadsheets and other files.

  • Contains all the features of the Basic Edition
  • Read data from CSV files, databases and Excel. Easily search and select records for printing
  • Encode RFID labels
  • Licensed per PC

Automation Edition
Designed for businesses that want to increase efficiency by automating their printing, the Automation Edition offers the full power of Intelligent Templates plus the ability to launch printing from other programs.

  • Contains all the features of the Professional Edition
  • Automatically print from any OS, system or device in response to data transactions and SDK requests
  • Design using Intelligent Templates to reduce maintenance
  • Secure the printing environment with user and group roles
  • Monitor live print status and view detailed history of system usage
  • Licensed per printer

Enterprise Automation Edition
Designed for businesses that require complete connectivity and control of their printing environment, the  Enterprise Automation Edition delivers the most powerful collection of features, including integration with SAP and Oracle, and centralized management of printing, security and administration.

  • Contains all the features of the Automation Edition
  • Automatically print in response to Web service API or TCP/IP communication
  • Integrate with SAP and Oracle
  • Take advantage of centralized system management, browser-hosted printing, centralized template storage with revision control, electronic signature support, full SDK control, smart card encoding and more
  • Licensed per printer

For further assistance finding the right version of BarTender to meet your business needs, contact us at Barcodes Inc for a recommendation and demo.

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