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IDAutomation sells several Bundled Font Packages. What is the difference?

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What is the difference between the Premiere and the Universal Font Package?


11-30-12     2397 day(s) ago    

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Ben

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1. The TrueType Font Package for Windows

Includes all IDAutomation linear fonts in TrueType font format (the most common font type) such as Code 39, Code 128, Interleaved 2 of 5, MICR, Intelligent Mail, OCR, UPC and more.

* You can create several linear barcode types but only in TrueType font format.

Example:

IDAutomationC128L.ttf
IDAutomationC39L.ttf


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2. The Premiere Barcode Fonts Package
Includes IDAutomation linear barcode and security fonts including Code 128, Code 39, Codabar, Postnet, Intelligent Mail, UPC, MICR, OCR and much more in several font formats including TrueType, OpenType, Postscript, and PCL (fonts that install directly on the printer).

* You can create several linear barcode types in several font formats (TrueType--most computers use this format, PCL--printer fonts, etc)

Example:


IDAutomationC128L.ttf
IDAutomationC128L.afm (postscript font file)
C128L20.SFP (code 128 PCL font file)

IDAutomationC39L.ttf
IDAutomationC39L.afm
C39L20.SFP

etc.

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3. The Universal Font Package
Generates multiple barcode types including Code 128, Code 39, Codabar, Postnet, Intelligent Mail from a single font that is compatible with multiple operating systems and languages that have double-byte character sets, such as Japanese, Chinese and Korean. Several font formats are provided including: TrueType, OpenType, Postscript, and PCL (fonts that install directly on the printer).

*You can create several linear barcode types with one font that comes in several font formats (TrueType--most computers use this format, PCL--printer fonts, etc)

Example:

IDAutomation Uni L.ttf
IDAutomation Uni L.pfa

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4.The 2D Universal Font Package
The IDAutomation Universal 2D Barcode Font is a single font file that generates two-dimensional barcodes from Aztec, DataMatrix, PDF417 and QR-Code font and graphic encoders. TrueType, OpenType, PostScript and PCL LaserJet soft fonts are provided in the download package.

Example:


IDAutomation 2D.ttf

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