SymbologyType EnumerationByteScout Barcode SDK
Describes all supported barcode symbologies (types).

Namespace:  Bytescout.BarCode
Assembly:  Bytescout.BarCode (in Bytescout.BarCode.dll) Version: 7.3.1.1185-master
Syntax

public enum SymbologyType
Members

  Member nameValueDescription
Code1280 (0) Code 128 barcode (Also known as Code-128). It is a very effective, high-density symbology which permits the encoding of alphanumeric (subject to alphabet selection) data. Code 128 is a very dense code, used extensively worldwide.
Code391 (1) Code 39 barcode (Also known as USD-3, Code 3 of 9, LOGMARS and in extended mode also know as Code39Extended, Code 39 Full ASCII mode). Code 39 symbology allows all ASCII symbols to be encoded in extended mode or symbols from this string "0123456789ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ-. $/+%" in standard mode. This symbology used for example by U.S. Government and military, required for DoD applications.
Postnet2 (2) Postnet barcode. This symbology usually gets printed by U.S. Post Office on envelopes. Postnet symbology allows only numeric values to be encoded. The bar code itself can encode either a standard 5-digit Zip Code, a Zip+4 code, or a full 11-point delivery point code.
UPCA3 (3) UPC-A barcode (Also known as UPCA). Used with consumer products in U.S. UPC-A symbology allows only numeric values to be encoded.
EAN84 (4) EAN-8 barcode (GTIN-8). This symbology is a short version of EAN-13 that is intended to be used on packaging which would be otherwise too small to use one of the other versions. Used with consumer products internationally. EAN-8 symbology allows only numeric values to be encoded.
ISBN5 (5) ISBN Number encoded as EAN-13 barcode.
Codabar6 (6) Codabar barcode (Also known as Ames Code, USD-4, NW-7, Code 2 of 7). Codabar symbology allows only symbols from this string '0123456789-$:/.+' to be encoded. This symbology used for example in libraries and blood banks.
I2of57 (7) Interleaved 2 of 5 barcode (Also know as Code 2 of 5 Interleaved). Interleaved 2 of 5 symbology allows only numeric values to be encoded. This symbology is used primarily in the distribution and warehouse industry.
Code938 (8) Code 93 barcode (Also known as USS-93, Code93 and in extended mode also known as Code93Extended, Code 93 Full ASCII mode). Code 93 symbology allows all ASCII symbols to be encoded in extended mode or symbols from this string "0123456789ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ-. $/+%" in standard mode. This symbology was designed to complement and improve upon Code 39 symbology. Code 93 produces denser code than that of Code 39.
EAN139 (9) EAN-13 barcode (GTIN-13). Used with consumer products internationally. EAN-13 symbology allows only numeric values to be encoded.
JAN1310 (10) JAN-13 barcode (Also known as JAN codes). This symbology is mostly the same as EAN-13 symbology, but used in Japan. JAN stands for Japanese Numbering Authority. First two digits of JAN-13 symbology are always "49".
Bookland11 (11) Bookland barcode. This symbology is mostly the same as EAN-13 symbology, but used exclusively with books. First three digits of Bookland symbology are always "978" the rest of code is a ISBN number without embedded hyphens and ISBN check digit.
UPCE12 (12) UPC-E barcode (Also known as UPCE). This symbology is zero-suppression version of UPC-A. It is intended to be used on packaging which would be otherwise too small to use one of the other versions. The code is smaller because it drops out zeros which would otherwise occur in a symbol. Used with consumer products in U.S. UPC-E symbology allows only numeric values to be encoded.
PDF41713 (13) PDF417 symbology. This symbology is heavily used in the parcel industry. The PDF417 symbology can encode a vast amount of data into a small space. This symbology allows a maximum data size of 1850 text characters, or 2710 digits.
PDF417Truncated14 (14) PDF417 Truncated symbology. This symbology is a truncted (right column is missing) or compact version of PDF417 symbology.
DataMatrix15 (15) Data Matrix symbology. The most popular application for Data Matrix is marking small items. The Data Matrix can encode text and raw data. Usual data size is from a few bytes up to 2 kilobytes.
QRCode16 (16) QR Code symbology. QR Code initially was used for tracking parts in vehicle manufacturing, but now QR Codes used in a much broader context, including both commercial tracking applications and convenience-oriented applications aimed at mobile phone users (known as mobile tagging).
Aztec17 (17) Aztec Code symbology. An Aztec code barcode is used by Deutsche Bahn, Trenitalia and by Swiss Federal Railways for tickets sold online and printed out by customers. The Aztec Code has been selected by the airline industry (IATA's BCBP standard) for the electronic boarding passes.
Planet18 (18) PLANET (The Postal Alpha Numeric Encoding Technique) barcode is used by the United States Postal Service to identify and track pieces of mail during delivery - the Post Office's "CONFIRM" services.
EAN12819 (19) EAN128 symbology (Also known as EAN-128, EAN-14, Shipping Container Code, UCC-14, DUN-14 (Distribution Unit Number), SSC-14, GS1-128, UCC-128, UCC/EAN-128. This symbology was developed to provide a worldwide format and standard for exchanging common data between companies.
GS1_12820 (20) GS1-128 symbology (new name for EAN128 symbology)
USPSSackLabel21 (21) USPS Sack Label symbology (Also known as USPS 25 Sack Label). This is in fact Interleaved 2 of 5 symbology with exactly 8 digits encoded: 5-digit Zip Code (the sack destination) and a 3-digit content identifier number(CIN).
USPSTrayLabel22 (22) USPS Tray Label symbology (Also known as USPS 25 Tray Label). This is in fact Interleaved 2 of 5 symbology with exactly 10 digits encoded: 5-digit Zip Code (the tray destination) and a 3-digit content identifier number(CIN), and a 2-digit USPS processing code.
DeutschePostIdentcode23 (23) Deutsche Post Identcode (Also known as Deutsche Post AG IdentCode, German Postal 2 of 5 IdentCode, Deutsche Frachtpost IdentCode, IdentCode, Deutsche Post AG (DHL). This symbology is used by German Post (Deutsche Post AG) (Deutsche Frachtpost). The barcode contains a tracking number providing an identification of the customer (sender) and the mail piece. The value to encode length is fixed to 11 digits. The value to encode must have the following structure: 2 digits for ID of primary distribution center, 3 digits for Customer ID, and 6 digits for Mailing number.
DeutschePostLeitcode24 (24) Deutsche Post Leitcode (Also known as German Postal 2 of 5 LeitCode, LeitCode, CodeLeitcode, Deutsche Post AG (DHL)). This symbology is used by German Post (Deutsche Post AG) (Deutsche Frachtpost). The barcode gives an indication of the destination. The value to encode length is fixed to 13 digits. The value to encode must have the following structure: 5 digits for Postal Code (Postleitzahl, PLZ), 3 digits for Street ID/number, 3 digits for House number, and 2 digits for Product code.
Numly25 (25) Numly barcode (Also known as ESN, Electronic Serial Number). This barcode is a unique identifier that allows an author or publisher to assign to content and track licensing of each id assignment. Numly Numbers are useful if you wish to identify each electronic distributed copy of any form of electronic media. Numly Numbers can also act a third-party content submission time stamps to aid in copyright proving instances and emails. The length of value to encode is fixed to 19 digits.
PZN26 (26) PZN barcode (Also known as Pharma-Zentral-Nummer, Pharmazentralnummer, Code PZN, CodePZN, Pharma Zentral Nummer). This symbology is used for distribution of pharmaceutical / health care products in Germany. The specification of this application is maintained at Informationsstelle für Arzneispezialitäten GmbH (IFA). The length of value to encode is 6 digits.
OpticalProduct27 (27) Optical Product Code (Also known as OPC, Vision Council of America OPC, VCA BarCode, VCA OPC) symbology. This symbology is used for marking retail optical products. The OPC is a 9-digit, numeric code that identifies the product and the manufacturer. The structure of the OPC code is the following: 5 digits for Manufacturer Identification Number assigned by the Optical Product Code Council, Inc., 4 digits for Item Identification Number assigned and controlled by the optical manufacturer.
SwissPostParcel28 (28) Swiss Post Parcel (Also known as SwissPost Parcel Barcode, Switzerland Post Parcel Barcode, Swiss PostParcel Barcode) symbology. This symbology is used by Swiss Post. It identifies each parcel and serves as a means of verifying mailing and delivery and checking the service offering. All parcels must have a unique barcode. The barcode is the requirement for automated processing. The barcode serves as a means of identifying the item. The structure of the Swiss Post Parcel barcode is 18 numeric digits: 2 digits for Swiss Post reference, 8 digits for Franking license number, and 8 digits for Item number.
RoyalMail29 (29) Royal Mail barcode (Also known as RMS4CC, RoyalMail4SCC, Royal Mail 4-State, British Royal Mail 4-State Customer Code, 4-State). This symbology was created for automated mail sorting. It normally codes the postcode and the house or mailbox number in a machine readable format. The contents of the code may vary in different countries. This symbology encodes alpha-numeric characters (0-9, A-Z).
DutchKix30 (30) Dutch KIX barcode (Also known as Royal TNT Post Kix, Dutch KIX 4-State Barcode, Kix Barcode, TPG KIX, Klantenindex Barcode, TPGPOST KIX). This symbology is used by Royal Dutch TPG Post (Netherlands) for Postal code and automatic mail sorting. It provides information about the address of the receiver. This symbology encodes alpha-numeric characters (0-9, A-Z).
SingaporePostalCode31 (31) Singapore 4-State Postal Code barcode (Also known as Singapore 4-State Postal, SingPost 4-State, SingPost Barcode, Singapore 4-State Code). This Symbology is used by Singapore Post (SingPost) for Postal code and automatic mail sorting. Such barcode provides information about the address of the receiver. This symbology encodes alpha-numeric characters (0-9, A-Z).
EAN232 (32) The EAN-2 (Also known as EAN/2 and EAN 2) is a supplement to the EAN-13 and UPC-A barcodes. It is often used on magazines and periodicals to indicate an issue number.
EAN533 (33) The EAN-5 (Also known as EAN/5 and EAN 5) is a supplement to EAN-13 and UPC-A barcodes. It is often used to give a suggestion for the price of the book.
EAN1434 (34) The EAN14 symbology is used for traded goods.
MacroPDF41735 (35) The Macro version of PDF417 Symbology.
MicroPDF41736 (36) The Micro version of PDF417 Symbology.
GS1_DataMatrix37 (37) GS1 DataMatrix is a 2D (two-dimensional) barcode that holds large amounts of data in a relatively small space. These barcodes are used primarily in aerospace, pharmaceuticals, medical device manufacturing, and by the U.S. Department of Defense to add visibility to the value chain. GS1 DataMatrix can be used for parts that need to be tracked in the manufacturing process because the barcode allows users to encode a variety of information related to the product, such as date or lot number. They are not intended to be used on items that pass through retail point-of-sale (POS).
Telepen38 (38) The Telepen symbology. This symbology is used in many countries and very widely in the UK. Most Universities and other academic libraries use Telepen, as do many public libraries. Other users include the motor industry, Ministry of Defence and innumerable well-known organisations for many different applications.
IntelligentMail39 (39) The Intelligent Mail Barcode symbology. This symbology is used in the USPS mailstream. It is also known as the USPS OneCode Solution or USPS 4-State Customer Barcode (abbreviated 4CB, 4-CB, or USPS4CB)
GS1_DataBar_Omnidirectional40 (40) The GS1 DataBar Omnidirectional symbology.
GS1_DataBar_Truncated41 (41) The GS1 DataBar Truncated symbology.
GS1_DataBar_Stacked42 (42) The GS1 DataBar Stacked symbology.
GS1_DataBar_Stacked_Omnidirectional43 (43) The GS1 DataBar Stacked Omnidirectional symbology.
GS1_DataBar_Limited44 (44) The GS1 DataBar Limited symbology.
GS1_DataBar_Expanded45 (45) The GS1 DataBar Expanded symbology.
GS1_DataBar_Expanded_Stacked46 (46) The GS1 DataBar Expanded Stacked symbology.
MaxiCode47 (47) The MaxiCode symbology.
Plessey48 (48) The Plessey Code symbology. This symbology is used primarily in libraries and for retail grocery shelf marking.
MSI49 (49) The MSI (also known as Modified Plessey) symbology. This symbology is used primarily for inventory control, marking storage containers and shelves in warehouse environments.
ITF1450 (50) The ITF-14 (GTIN-14, UCC-14) symbology. ITF-14 is the GS1 implementation of an Interleaved 2 of 5 bar code to encode a Global Trade Item Number. ITF-14 symbols are generally used on a packaging step of products. The ITF-14 always encodes 14 digits.
GTIN1251 (51) The GTIN-12 (12-digit UPC-A) symbology. GTIN-12 is a 12-digit number used primarily in North America.
GTIN852 (52) The GTIN-8 (EAN-8, UCC-8): this is an 8-digit number used predominately outside of North America.
GTIN1353 (53) The GTIN-13 (EAN-13, UCC-13): this is an 13-digit number used predominately outside of North America.
GTIN1454 (54) The GTIN-14 (ITF-14, EAN-14, UCC-14) symbology. GTIN-14 is the GS1 implementation of an Interleaved 2 of 5 bar code to encode a Global Trade Item Number. GTIN-14 symbols are generally used on a packaging step of products. The GTIN-14 always encodes 14 digits.
GS1_QRCode55 (55) GS1 QRCode
PharmaCode56 (56) Pharma Code
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