BarTender Editions Summary
BarTender is available in five editions that address a wide range of features and user requirements: Enterprise Print Server, RFID Enterprise, Enterprise, Professional and Basic.
Enterprise Licensing: All three Enterprise editions allow unlimited network users. Licensing is based on the maximum number of printers used by BarTender on the network.
PC Licensing: The Professional and Basic editions are licensed based on the number of PCs.
Enterprise Print Server
Our most powerful edition. Includes all of the label design, printing, and software integration features of the Enterprise and RFID Enterprise editions, plus advanced server functions for centralized printing and administration. Includes BarTender Web Print Server to print labels from any browser. Contains our most advanced integration features, including TCP/IP triggers, XML transforms, and XML scripting. Printer Maestro manages entire printer network. Job logging, History Explorer, and Reprint support local or central database. Track printer parts inventory and in-printer media usage.
Includes – All features of the base Enterprise edition (see below), plus all available RFID design and encoding capabilities.
Includes – All the label design features of Professional, plus numerous software integration tools, such as ActiveX Automation, enterprise messaging and Seagull’s Commander utility for cross-platform integration. Powerful data sourcing, including ODBC, OLE-DB, SAP, Oracle and more. Job Logging, History Explorer and Reprint Console are included, but logging is only supported to a local database. Includes Printer Maestro, but it only manages network printers visible to the local PC.
Omits – No RFID. Does not offer the enhanced server functions, advanced integration, and web printing capabilities of Enterprise Print Server (see above). No inventory control of printer supplies.
Includes – All of BarTender’s most powerful label design features. Most of the advanced data access capabilities, including OLE DB and ODBC. Includes Printer Maestro, but it only manages network printers visible to the local PC. Fully network compatible.
Omits – No control from within other software. (No ActiveX, Commander or command lines.) No SAP, Oracle, or XML support. No job logging or e-mailed error alerts. Cannot export printer code templates. No History Explorer, no Reprint, and no inventory control of printer supplies.
Includes – The most frequently used label design features. Includes all text, graphics, bar code, and most serializing capabilities. Useful for keyboard and scanner-supplied label data only.
Omits – No access to external data. No password protection, no VB Script customization, no string concatenation, and only limited text filtering. No custom-base serialization. Excludes all features omitted from the Professional Edition. No Printer Maestro.