Guide to Bar Code Symbologies

Information on the Most Popular Types of Barcodes

We have compiled a useful guide to the various Barcode Symbology. This should help to give you some advice towards deciding the correct bar code type suitable for your requirements and on your labels . Outlined are a few of the most common types available from below. To see an example image of the barcode type simply click the name. Should you still have any further questions, feel free to ask us!

Common Barcode Types/Symbologies:Code 39 (3-of-9)Code 93

Code 128

Code 2-of-5, Interleaved




EAN-13, EAN-8