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Seagull BarTender Enterprise Automation 10.1 A newer version of this item is available.
It is replaced by the Seagull BarTender Enterprise Automation 10.1.
With the release of BarTender Enterprise Print Server, Seagull Scientific has launched Enterprise Print Server, the fifth edition level of BarTender. BarTender Enterprise Print Server is the most powerful edition yet of BarTender. It includes all the features of the Enterprise and RFID Enterprise editions, plus many new features dedicated to centralized printing and advanced integration. It also includes BarTender Web Print Server, an exciting new web application that allows you to browse, select, and print labels from within any web browser running on any platform.
BarTender Enterprise Print Server Options
Part # DescriptionAvailabilityPriceOrder
BT-EP70 BarTender Enterprise Print Server, BarTender Enterprise Label Software (Print Server, Unlimited Users and 70 Printers) Check Availability Call for Details
BT-EP5 This part is replaced by BT-EA5.
BarTender Enterprise Print Server, Licensed for 5 printers & unlimited users per site.
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BT-EP3 This part is replaced by BT-EA3.
BarTender Enterprise Print Server, Licensed for 3 printers & unlimited users per site.
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BT-EP225 BarTender Enterprise Print Server, BarTender Enterprise (Printserver Unlimited Users - 225 Printer Software) Check Availability Call for Details
BT-EP20 This part is replaced by BT-EA20.
BarTender Enterprise Print Server, Licensed for 20 printers & unlimited users per site.
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BT-EP15 This part is replaced by BT-EA15.
BarTender Enterprise Print Server, Licensed for 15 printers & unlimited users per site.
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BT-EP10 This part is replaced by BT-EA10.
BarTender Enterprise Print Server, Licensed for 10 printers & unlimited users per site.
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Seagull BarTender Enterprise Print Server Details

This page contains:

  • BarTender Editions Summary
  • Features and Editions Comparison Chart
  • International Language Support
  • Barcode Support
  • Supported Printers
  • System Compatibility Information

BarTender Editions Summary

BarTender is available in three editions that address a wide range of features and user requirements: Enterprise, Professional and Basic.

Enterprise Edition

Provides the full range of BarTender's most powerful features. Especially designed to allow automation control by other programs. Contains our complete set of external data access capabilities.

Delivers ? Includes our most powerful software integration tools, such as ActiveX Automation, Enterprise messaging and Seagull's own Commander utility for cross-platform integration. Advanced data sourcing, including the industry's only SAP-certified direct IDoc interface. Intelligent network Install can set up a single copy of BarTender to run on unlimited workstations.

Licensing ? Allows unlimited number of local area network users, with licensing based on the maximum number of printers. (Multiple corporate sites require individual licenses.)

Professional Edition

All of the label design and most of the data access of the Enterprise Edition. Network compatible, but not optimized for control by other software.

Delivers ? All of the label design and printing features of the Enterprise Edition and most of the advanced data access capabilities, including ODBC. Fully network compatible. Control by other programs limited to a simple "command line" interface.

Leaves Out ? No ActiveX Automation or Commander integration. No SAP IDoc interface. No automatic e-mailing of logged events and errors. Although otherwise network-compatible, Install program will not setup a single BarTender as shareable from multiple workstations.

Licensing ? Licensing is based on the number of workstations running BarTender, regardless of whether or not they are on a common network. Supports an unlimited number of networked printers.

Basic Edition

For users who just need BarTender's essential label design and printing features.

Delivers ? The most important "core" label design features. Includes all text, graphics and linear barcode support. Supports simple, numeric serialization. Useful for keyboard-supplied label data only..

Leaves Out ? Does not offer integration, enterprise message handling, or external data access of any kind. No password protection, VB Script customization, text filtering, job logging, or 2D barcodes. No advanced or custom serialization.

Licensing ? Same as Professional.

Features and Editions Comparison Chart

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Enterprise Edition Professional Edition Basic Edition






Printer-Based Licensing

User-Based Licensing

Free Phone and On-Line Technical Support

HTML-Based Context-Sensitive Help

User Interface Translated into 20 Languages

Password Protection


True WYSIWYG Label Design

Drag and Drop Creation of all Objects, Including Lines, Boxes and Graphic Images

Built-in Printer Font Support

Import Graphics in BMP, DCX, DIB, DXF, EPS, IMG, JPG, PCX, PNG, TGA, TIF, WMF, WPG

Industry-Specific Graphic Symbol Font Libraries

One Degree Rotation of Lines, Boxes, Text, and Graphics

Export Barcodes and Labels for Use in Other Programs

Automatic Positioning and Alignment

Rectangular Label Outline

Circular Label Outline

Unlimited Undo / Redo Command

Full Color Support

Customizable Print-Time Prompts for Keyboard/Scanner Data

Library of "Ready-to-Print" Formats

Customizable Library of Reusable Components

Computation of Label Size from Number of Rows and Columns

Database of Thousands of Common Industry Label Stocks

Thumbnail Previews of Saved Labels

Metric and US Measurement Systems


On-Screen Text Editing

Rich Text Formatting

Scale Text Horizontally or Vertically

Auto-Size Text to Fit Preset Heights and Widths

Basic Paragraph Support: Aligning and Spacing

Advanced Paragraph Support: Justifying and Indenting

User-Definable Tab Stops

White-on-Black Text Printing

Windows TrueType Fonts


Numerous 1D Symbologies

Numerous 2D Symbologies

Extensive Library of Industry-Standard Barcode Formats

Option to Display Start/Stop Characters

Unlimited Width and Height

Minimum Width Limited Only by Printer Resolution

UCC / EAN 128 Assistant

Automatic Check Digit Capability

Sequentially Numbered Barcodes

Place Text Anywhere in Relation to Barcodes

Customizable Character Template

Independently Suppress or Display Characters from Different Sub-Fields


Hundreds of Printers Supported

Print Preview (with Merged Data for Enterprise & Pro)

Set Starting Position on Pages of Partially Used Labels

Supports Printer-Based Barcodes, Serial Numbers and Copies

Job Logging

Speed Optimization Using Repetitive Data Control

True Windows Drivers, Can Use Windows Spooler

Local and Network Printer Support

Identical and/or Serialized Copies Controllable from Keyboard and Database


Basic Serialization (Increment, Numeric Base 10)

Increment or Decrement by Any Interval

Separate Rollover/Rollunder and Value Reset Options

Preserve or Expand Field Length When Rolling Over

Numeric, Alphabetic and Custom Base Serialization


Microsoft ODBC Support, Including Drivers for: Access, AS/400, Btrieve, Clipper, dBase, Excel, FoxPro, Informix, Interbase, Oracle, Paradox, Progress, SQL Server, Sybase, and More

ASCII Text Files (Quote & Comma, CSV, Tab, User-Defined, & Fixed Width)

SAP Certified Interface ( and R/3)

Drag and Drop Data Linking

Versatile Multiple-Table Data Access

Import Variable Graphics from Databases

Data Query Wizard and Custom SQL Assistant

Individual Record-Picking at Print Time


Visual Basic Scripting for Custom Data Processing

User-Definable Min and Max Field Lengths

Customizable Data-Entry Filters and Error Checking

Multiple Sub-Fields Concatenated Per Label Object

Source Data with Time, Date, Keyboard, and more

Easy Entry of Special and "Unprintable" Control Characters

Shareable Data Fields

Customizable Message Box Handling


Can Be Run as "Background" Application

Dynamically Selectable Label Formats and Data Sources

Automated Printer Selection

Logs Errors and Events to a File

Logs Errors and Events via E-Mail

Command Line Interface Option

ActiveX Automation

"Commander" Integration Software Utility

? Runs as Application or NT/2000/XP Service

? Monitors for Incoming Datafile and/or E-mail

? Initiates Print Jobs

? Logs Errors and Events to a File

? Logs Errors and Events via E-mail

? Fully Supported ? Partially Supported

International Language Support

BarTender is available in international Editions that support on-demand switching of the displayed user-interface language between the following:

Chinese (Simplified & Traditional) German Portuguese (European & Brazilian)
Czech Greek Polish
Danish Hungarian Spanish
Dutch Italian Swedish
English Japanese Thai
Finnish Korean
French Norwegian

Barcode Support

Linear Barcodes:

Australia Post FIM C SCC-14
Canadian Customs HIBC Primary SSCC-18
Codabar HIBC Secondary Telepen
Code 128 Interleaved 2-of-5 Tri-optic
Code 39 (Regular & Full ASCII) ISBT 128 UCC-EAN 128
Code 93 ITF-14 UPC-A
EAN 128 KIX Code UPC-E
EAN Bookland LOGMARS UPS Tracking
EAN-JAN-13 MSI Plessey US Postal
EAN-JAN-8 Royal Mail

Two Dimensional Barcodes:

Aztec PDF417 (Micro & Standard) TLC39
Datamatrix QR Code
Maxicode UCC.EAN Composite

Supported Printers

BarTender supports any printer with a Windows driver. In addition to virtually all laser, ink-jet and dot-matrix printers, this includes the following, for which Seagull has developed its own enhanced Windows printer drivers:

Argox ETISYS Quick Label Systems
Automated Packaging Systems Godex Ring
Autonics IBM Samsung
Avery Dennison Intermec SATO
Brady Meto System Wave
C. Itoh Metrologic TEC
cab Monarch Tharo
Century Systems Novexx TSC
Citizen Okabe Tyco
Datamax Pitney Bowes VIPColor
Datasouth Pressiza Zebra
Eltron Printronix

System Compatibility and Configuration

BarTender runs on Windows 95, 98, Me, NT, 2000 and XP, and on any system meeting the Microsoft-recommended minimum requirements for the selected operating system. (Note: Enterprise Edition requires TCP/IP Network Protocol.)

The Seagull BarTender Enterprise Print Server is also known as the Seagull Scientific BarTender Enterprise Print Server .