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Printing barcodes made easy

With the Barcode Print+* upgrade from Brother you can easily print barcodes on your Brother printer. Simply enter the barcode data to the printer and your barcodes will be printed exactly as intended.

The quality of the barcodes meets Brother’s exceptionally high quality standards, and can therefore be read by a large number of barcode reading devices.

*RRP: £229 excluding VAT

How Barcode Print+ can benefit your business

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Easy integration

The Barcode Print+ upgrade can be easily integrated into existing software systems and is fully compatible with SAP and other enterprise solutions. 

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Continue using your standard printer

There is no need to purchase a special printer or upgrade hardware. The standard printer can easily be expanded with barcode printing.

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Tailored to your business

Print all the barcodes your company needs, to fit your specific document requirements. 

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Frequently asked questions

The Barcode Print+ upgrade expands the options for barcode printing with selected Brother devices; it uses the same PCL commands and control codes as other other printer vendors. Barcode Print+ supports BarDIMM commands as well as 1 D and 2D barcodes.

If you are unsure about system requirements or compatibility, we recommend that you contact your Channel partner or Brother office for more information.

Where Brother is the existing or preferred print option Barcode Print+ provides the opportunity for integration with software which can utilise and exchange PCL commands and control codes and implement it into their computer systems.

The Barcode Print+ upgrade only works with compatible Brother devices that have been activated with this function. To activate Brother Services, a license key is required, which is available for the following devices:


This solution does not require any additional hardware, such as a USB memory stick, compact flash card, or DIMM.

The Barcode Print+ upgrade was developed to offer the possibility of retrofitting a barcode library in order to print from corresponding software applications via PC commands and control codes.

As soon as the Barcode Print+ upgrade has been successfully installed, a comprehensive collection of the most popular 1D and 2D barcode fonts is available.

This includes the barcode categories CODABAR, Code 128 A, B, C; Code 128 with auto switch; Code 25 Interleaved; Code 39, Code 39 + Chk Encode Space Before Data, Code 39 + Mod 43Chk, Code 39 Encode Space Before Data; Code 93, Code 93 Extended; EAN / JAN-13, EAN / JAN-13 +2, EAN / JAN-13 +5, EAN / JAN-8, EAN / JAN-8 +2, EAN / JAN-8 +5; GS1-128 (UCC / EAN 128), GS1 DataBar Standard, Limited, Expanded, Truncated and Stacked; Interleave 25 + Chk; MSI Plessey + Chk 10 and Chk 11; PDF-417 and Macro PDF-417, QR Code, QR Code Model 1 and Model 2, Swiss QR Code; UPC-A, UPC-A +2, and UPC-A +5, UPC-E (UPC-E0 and UPC-E1), UPC-E +2 and UPC-E +5; ZIP + 4 PostNet 11, PostNet 9 and PostNet 5.

A comprehensive list of all compatible barcodes is available from your specialist dealer on request.

Our free Brother Software License Management Tool is the best way to activate the features of your purchased upgrades. To activate the Barcode Print+ upgrade, send a valid license key to the desired device.

More information on activation

Our free to download Brother Software License Management Tool is the best way to activate the features of any purchased services or solutions. To activate the Barcode Print+ solution, send a valid licence file to the device.You will find more information here