Bartender: Professional Edition

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Turn Your Data into Dynamic Labels, RFID Tags, and Cards

Bartender: Professional Edition includes all the features in Starter Edition. Ideal for small businesses and departments, the BarTender Professional Edition includes secure internet printing, data entry forms, and RFID encoding that enables linking to content from databases, spreadsheets, and other files along with industry-leading design for sophisticated labels and card designs.

  • Reduce label maintenance with Intelligent Templates™
  • Simplify complex printing with configurable data-entry forms
  • Enhance data accuracy by connecting to files and databases
  • Print anywhere, at any time, on any operating system

Powerful Design Tools With Intelligent Templates

  • BarTender Intelligent Templates™ eliminates the need to create and maintain hundreds of separate templates
  • Choose from over 100 1D and 2D symbologies based on over a dozen standards
  • Select among 50+ drawing shapes, and resize, reshape, and color them in just about any way imaginable, or import your own graphics
  • Full support for automatic sizing for text, barcode, and picture objects
  • Design commercial quality labels using PANTONE and data-sourced colors
  • Create and print commercial-quality designs using the PANTONE Color System


Bartender: Professional Edition is Secure Anywhere, Any Time Internet Printing

  • Secure printing from any operating system or device with BarTender Print Portal
  • Browser-based printing with no local client or app installed on the remote user’s system — the user never accesses your network
  • Comprehensive security with TSL/encryption and role-based access
  • Driverless printing — no printer drivers are required on the server
  • Print to PDF support

Diverse Database Support

  • Connect document designs to over 20 data sources including text files, XML, JSON, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access, Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, Firebird, IBM DB2, IBM Informix, Microsoft Azure SQL, MySQL, MariaDB, PostgresSQL, SAP IDoc, SAP HANA, OLE DB and OLE ODBC to print dynamically
  • Access cloud data sources including Microsoft Excel Online, Google Sheets, and Intuit QuickBooks Online
  • Automatically source data and images from a database or external files for printing
  • Create your own database tables that travel with your BarTender document designs

Dynamic Data

  • Advanced serialization allows you to create serial numbers using alphanumeric, hexadecimal, or your own custom sequencing pattern
  • Write back to most SQL-based databases to record serial numbers generated by BarTender or keep track of which database records have already been printed
  • Specify data validation rules and automatically correct data or issue warnings

Data Entry Forms

  • Create dynamic, easily accessible forms that standardize the data capture and label print process
  • Make data input and selection easy by leveraging over 15 highly configurable form controls
  • Reduce user input errors by introducing data validation and error-checking
  • Use a barcode scanner, keyboard, or mouse to input information to data-entry forms at print time

Advanced Printing Controls

  • More than 6,800 printer models supported with native, optimized drivers
  • Conditionally print templates, template objects, and layers using data-driven automation rules
  • Print to PDF effortlessly without installing third-party PDF drivers
  • Preview dynamic print jobs before printing
  • Print labels and documents on-demand or batch them together using one or more BarTender templates

RFID & Smart Card Encoding Support

  • Encode RFID inlays including EPC support as easily as adding a barcode to your template design
  • Encoding support for smart cards and magnetic stripe cards

System Requirements and Compatibility

Operating System

  • Windows 10 and 11
  • Windows Server 2022, 2019 and 2016
  • 64-bit (x64) editions
  • An active internet connection may be required to install Windows updates.

Hard Disk and Memory (Minimum)

  • Memory:  8 GB RAM
  • Hard drive:  20 GB (to allow sufficient space for logs)

Display resolution

  • 1024 x 768 (minimum)
  • 1920 x 1080 or better (recommended)

.NET Framework

  • .NET Framework 4.7.2 or later version is required
  • The BarTender installer will automatically install all required .NET Framework components
  • An active internet connection may be required to update the .NET framework


  • BarTender System Database, Librarian, History Explorer, and Reprint Console require Microsoft SQL Server 2012 or higher (Express or Full edition)
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2014 SP3 Express is included with the BarTender suite

*(Recommended system specifications will vary based on the specific details of each installation)

Additional information

Weight 2 lbs
Dimensions 6 × 2 × 9 in
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