dLSoft  barcode & labelling software     

What's New

Ready for Visual Studio 2017

Many of our products have been updated for use with Visual Studio 2017, including all the Active Barcode Components, dBarcode DLLs, dBarcode Developer Kit, dBarcode.Net  and Labels.Net components, and our Font products.

DMRE - Datamatrix Rectangular Extension

dLSoft is pleased to announce new versions of a number of its products which now support the 12 new variants of Datamatrix barcodes known as Datamatrix Rectangular Extension.

In addition to our Barcodes Online and Barcodes by e-mail services the updated products include the user products AnyLabels v6, Barcodes and Labels for Office v2, Barcode Tools for Crystal Reports, Really Simple Labels v4, and the developer products dBarcode Developer Kit v11, dBarcode DLL - Datamatrix v8, dBarcode DLL - Universal v8, dBarcode.Net - Datamatrix V6, dBarcode.Net - 2D Universal V6, Labels.Net Pro V6, and the Universal Barcode Font Kit v8.


We are please to announce the release of dQRCodes - a Windows 10 Compatible product for making decorated QR Code images which can contain an image over the barcodes and a background and caption.

Barcode Analyser 1D

We are pleased to announce the release of Barcode Analyser 1D which is a tool for analysing high-resolution images of printed 1D barcodes for the purpose of reporting on the quality and structure of the printed barcode.

Barcode Analyser supports Code 39, Extended 39, Code 93, Extended 93, Code 128, Codabar, EAN/JAN-13, EAN-8, EAN/UCC-14, EAN/UCC-128, MSI/Plessey, Standard 2 of 5, IATA 2 of 5, Interleaved 2 of 5, UPC-A and UPC-E. It also supports 2 and 5 digit supplementaries for EAN/JAN-13, EAN-8, UPC-A and UPC-E symbols.

Barcode Byte Reporter

We are pleased to announce the release of Barcode Byte Reporter. This program takes input from a suitable USB or serial port barcode scanner and displays the byte pattern decoded by the scanner. Of particular value for testing the position of FNC1 characters in GS1-128 barcodes and message terminators in 2D symbols.

The Barcode Desk

We are pleased to announce the release of the Barcode Desk version 3. This is a collection of programs which provide for the generation of barcode images, the printing of barcode labels and the analysis of barcode. It includes the two products listed above as well as our popular products Really Simple Barcodes and Really Simple Labels.


Other recent news from dLSoft

Barcode Server 6 released

We are pleased to announce the release of Barcode Server version 6. We hope this can provide for all your company barcode needs, from barcode images for your web sites, Crystal Reports, Microsoft Office applications to a host of other applications and used. This new version includes a free Windows desktop app that can be used for saving the images in a variety of graphic formats and printing simple barcode labels.

Barcodes from the Cloud

We are pleased to announce the launch of our Barcodes from the Cloud service, a subscription service that provides barcode images directly from our cloud server using a free Windows desktop app.

WinForm controls now moveable at runtime

The WinForm controls included in the dBarcode.Net products have been modified to pass Mouse event information to the control's container.
The controls will now pass MouseDown, MouseUp, MouseClick and MouseMove events to the parent container, allowing run-time movement of the control and other mouse events to be handled in code.

Labelling products get Rich Text elements

Rich Text elements (text with multiple font/colour changes) have been added to the products AnyLabels, Barcodes & Labels for Office, and Really Simple Labels, and to the Labels.Net Pro component. These elements allow fancy headings, standout items, or texts that require enhanced parts - such as highlighted allergen contents - to be added to labels/card/tickets.

Rich Text can be used by copying/pasting from Word or WordPad or by loading an RTF file.