Barcode Types and Image Formats

Supported Barcode Types

Aspose.BarCode for Reporting Services supports over 60 different barcode types used in a variety of industries. These include linear (1D), Postal and 2D barcode symbols.

Linear (1D) barcodes

Linear barcode types is a first generation of one-dimensional barcodes that consists from bars and spaces of various widths that create specific patterns. Linear barcodes, supported by Aspose.BarCode for Reporting Services, include following barcode types:

  • Code 11,
  • Code 128,
  • Code 32,
  • Code 39,
  • Code 93,
  • Codabar,
  • Code 16K,
  • CodablockF,
  • Databar OmniDirectional,
  • Databar Stacked OmniDirectional,
  • Databar Limited,
  • Databar Truncated,
  • Databar Stacked,
  • Databar Expanded,
  • Databar Expanded Stacked,
  • EAN 13,
  • EAN 14,
  • EAN 8,
  • GS1 CodablockF,
  • GS1 Code 128,
  • IATA 2 of 5,
  • Italian Post 25,
  • Interleaved 2 of 5,
  • ISBN
  • ISMN,
  • ISSN,
  • ITF 14,
  • ITF 6,
  • Matrix 2 of 5,
  • MSI,
  • OPC,
  • PatchCode,
  • Pharmacode,
  • PZN,
  • SSCC 14,
  • SSCC 18,
  • Standard 2 of 5,
  • EAN 5,
  • EAN 2,
  • UPC A,
  • UPC E,
  • UpcaGs1DatabarCoupon,
  • VIN.

Postal barcodes

Postal barcode types are barcode types which are used by Postal Services in variety of countries. Postal barcodes, supported by Aspose.BarCode for Reporting Services, include following barcode types:

  • Australia Post,
  • AustralianPosteParcel,
  • Deutsche Post Identcode,
  • Deutsche Post Leticode,
  • Planet,
  • Postnet,
  • RM4SCC,
  • SingaporePost,
  • SwissPostParcel,
  • USPS OneCode.

2D barcodes

A matrix codes, also known a 2D barcodes, is a two-dimensional way to represent information. They are more effective because can contain more data per unit area and most of them are self-correctable. 2D barcodes, supported by Aspose.BarCode for Reporting Services, include following barcode types:

  • Aztec,
  • Compact PDF 417,
  • Data Matrix,
  • DotCode,
  • GS1 Data Matrix,
  • GS1 QR,
  • MaxiCode,
  • Macro PDF 417,
  • Micro PDF 417,
  • PDF 417,
  • QR,
  • MicroQR.

Supported Image Formats

Aspose.BarCode for Reporting Services supports rendering barcode labels in 5 image file formats. These formats can be generated by BarcodeGenerator visual component and BarcodeGenerator class. The following image formats are supported:

  • JPEG - The image file format was standardized by the Joint Photographic Experts Group.
  • TIFF - Tagged Image File Format.
  • PNG - Portable Network Graphics Image.
  • BMP - Bitmap Image Files.
  • GIF - Graphical Interchange Format Image.

BarcodeGenerator class can generate barcode labels in two additional vector formats but they are not supported for rendering by SQL Server Reporting Services engine:

  • EMF - Enhanced Metafile Format.
  • SVG -Scalable Vector Graphics Files.