Morovia PDF417 Fontware 4.1

(image:PDF417 Bar Code Fonts)

Morovia PDF417 Fontware and Writer SDK 4.0 is the ultimate tool box to print PDF417 symbols. PDF417 is a multi-row, variable-length symbology with high data capacity and error correction capacity.

This package supports creating PDF417, Macro PDF417 and compact PDF417 (Previously referred as Truncated PDF417.) symbols.

Both fonts and encoder functions are updated in this release, based on the feedback received from customers using previous version. Especially, this release is updated to accommodate the most recent standard - ISO/IEC 15438: PDF417 bar code symbology specification, second release, published in June 2006.

Both 32-bit and 64-bit encoder DLLs and applications are included in the package.

Note: The most recent version is 4.1.0, released on March 23, 2010. This release is a maintenance release. If you bought existing 4.x version, click here to download the most recent version.

This package includes the following contents:

  • Four true type fonts targeting laser printers and bar code printers - mrvpdf417n2.ttf, mrvpdf417n3.ttf. mrvpdf417n4.ttf, mrvpdf417n6.ttf.
  • Scalable PCL fonts to be used on PCL-compatible printers.
  • The user manual, which you are reading on.
  • PDF417 Encoder GUI, a GUI program to create barcode strings based on data entered. The program can export barcode images in a variety of formats, such as PNG, EMF, SVG and EPS.
  • A Windows native DLL that allows you to add PDF417 printing to your own application.
  • A Crystal Reports extension DLL that adds PDF417 Code printing functionality to Crystal Reports 9.0 and above.
  • An ActiveX Control that can be inserted into Microsoft Office programs or integrated into your custom application.
  • Examples demonstrating how to add PDF417 printing functionality to your applications in a variety of programming environments, such as Access, VB6, and .Net.

The PCL toolkit contains corresponding PCL scalable fonts and test files. See the "Additional Files" on the side bar for download link.

How to Buy

Single user license of Morovia PDF417 Fontware & Writer SDK is priced at USD $129. Corporate license that covers the whole organization costs only USD $699. Developer License which allows you to bundle the font (with distribution limits, see license agreement for details) is priced at USD $799.

Decoding PDF417 Barcode

PDF417 barcodes are usually decoded by a capable barcode scanner. Morovia offers a free application, pdf417decode for decoding PDF417 images and barcode strings. See here for details.