CODESOFT


CODESOFT is advanced label design and integration software that offers unmatched flexibility, power, and support – making it the best barcode software choice for label printing in enterprise environments. With CODESOFT, you can easily integrate label printing and RFID technology into your business process, increasing both efficiency and control. Whether your goal is managing assets and resources, controlling distribution channels and stock levels, tracking documents and RFID tags, or managing data records, CODESOFT provides a solution for your organization’s most advanced barcode and RFID labeling projects. 

TEKLYNX offers the only fully supported and tested VM products in the industry. Run CODESOFT VM on a virtual machine with confidence knowing that TEKLYNX has the right solution for your needs. 

TEKLYNX Subscription Licensing is available for CODESOFT. Learn more about Subscription Licensing here.

Business Benefits

Create labels in a fraction of the time with CODESOFT’s intelligent interface, helpful wizards, and fast database connections. You can quickly make changes to existing labels with CODESOFT’s variable interaction features.

The combination of CODESOFT’s intuitive interface, streamlined data entry process, and simplified database connections allows users to quickly and easily design and print labels.

CODESOFT is available and supported in 25 different languages and has the ability to print virtually any language. If you need to print labels in foreign countries, CODESOFT lets you to connect a label to any UNICODE data including text files, databases, and more to print.

Continual printer driver development makes it easy for users to purchase and install new printers to be used with CODESOFT. TEKLYNX has created printer drivers for all major printer manufacturers and models.

CODESOFT can be combined with other TEKLYNX enterprise applications such as SENTINEL for automated enterprise label printing and LABEL ARCHIVE for label approval and secure label storage.

CODESOFT has the advanced functionality to open, edit, and save LABELVIEW files within the software.

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Quick Specs

For Windows® 8.1, Windows® Server 2012 R2, Windows® 7, Windows® Server 2008, Windows® Vista, Windows® Server 2003, and Windows ®XP
Simple installation process
Support for over 2,800 thermal and thermal transfer printers, plus any Windows printer
Advanced RFID tag support
System must have access to the Internet or have a dedicated USB port
Graphic support for over 45 formats, including BMP, EPS, GIF, IMG, JPEG, MAC, PCX, TIFF, WPG, and more
Supports over 100 barcode symbologies allowing easy compliance with industry standards
Precise WYSIWYG (What You See Is What You Get) results from the screen to the printed label
CODESOFT VM is fully supported and tested to run on virtual machines
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Compare CODESOFT Editions

CODESOFT Pro is a great starting point to meet your immediate labeling needs. CODESOFT Pro is only available as a single user license and is limited to 3 printers.    

CODESOFT Enterprise has unlimited printer support and is available with network (multi-user) licensing.  As your business grows, CODESOFT Enterprise is scalable to continue to meet business requirements.

Note: To run CODESOFT on a virtual machine, a VM license must be purchased.

Let the comparison chart on the right help you decide which CODESOFT edition is right for your business.
CODESOFT Pro Enterprise
General
Print-only version x
UNICODE x x
Network version x
Virtual machine product available (tested and supported on virtual machines) x x
Printer code converter x x
Multi-level undo (40) (40)
Auto Save document x x
Password (one level) x x
Hidden (unprintable) objects x x
Graphic formats import x x
Color support x x
Color graphic reduction x x
Graphic bar codes (All) (All)
Native printer bar codes x x
Circular bar codes x
TextArt x x
Rich Text Fields (RTF) x
Listfield x
Object positioning x x
Command line options x
Label preview x x
Multi-Level password protection x
Full justify x x
Preview graphics/labels x x
Multilingual support x x
Export label as a graphic x
Import from FTP x
Word hyphenation option x
TCP/IP Printing x x
OLE objects x x
Fit to frame option x
RF Tag management x
Supports over three printers (3) (Unlimited)
Lock/Unlock objects x
Datasource Management
Flexible date stamping x x
Flexible time stamping x x
Propose values/PickList x x
Variable graphic images x x
Shared variables x x
Value from a file x x
Output mask x x
Counting bases (Dec/Alph) (All)
Linked counters x
Add an offset to a date x x
Accumulate value x x
Database Management
Create/edit query x x
Save query x
Grid view/print x x
ASCII database/ODBC/OLE DB x x
Multiple tables x
Filters on tables x x
Database Manager - Standard Options x x
Database Manager - Batch Printing Options x x
SQL mode x
Tools
Job Modifier x x
UCC/EAN 128 wizard, MaxiCode wizard x x
Font downloader x x
COMet x x
User Manager x
Use Form Viewer to view custom user interface screens created with Form Designer x
Printing Logfile x
Programmability
ActiveX Basic x x
ActiveX version 2/Active X version 1 x
UFO read x x
Form Management
Customizable x x
Set input format x x
Minimum input length x x
Automatic prompt x x
Add-ons
Command File Interpreter (CFI) add-on (note: single-user editions only) x x
POF configuration manager (Additional Charge) x
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System Requirements
Installation requires Administrator privileges
Operating System
Windows® 8.1 
Windows® Server 2012 R2
Windows® 7
Windows® Server 2008
Windows® Vista SP1
Windows® Server 2003
Windows® XP SP3
Windows® x64-bit platform
Memory
1 GB RAM with Windows® 8.1
1 GB RAM with Windows® 7
1 GB RAM with Windows® Server 20012 R2 (2 GB recommended)
1 GB RAM with Windows® Server 2008 (2 GB recommended)
1 GB RAM with Windows® Vista (2 GB recommended)
1 GB RAM with Windows® Server 2003
1 GB RAM with Windows® XP
Hard Disk Space
Hard drive with at least 500 MB of available space
Display
Minimum: 800 x 600 High Color – 16 bit
Recommended: 1024 x 768 True Color – 32 bit
Supporting Software
Microsoft® Internet Explorer 7.0 SP1 or later
Microsoft® Data Access Components 2.8 (MDAC) or greater
Microsoft® .Net Framework 3.5
Adobe Acrobat Reader 9.0
Additional Requirements
System must have access to the Internet (software key)
USB port if using a USB key (hardware key)
CD-ROM drive
Mouse
Brochure
CODESOFT 2014 Brochure
Manuals & Guides
Administrator's Guide
CODESOFT 2014 Administrator's Guide
CODESOFT 2012 Administrator's Guide
CODESOFT 10 Administrator's Guide
CODESOFT 9 Administrator’s Guide
CODESOFT 8.50 Administator’s Guide
COMet Guide
CODESOFT 8.50 COMet Guide
Installation Guide
CODESOFT 2014 Installation Scenarios
CODESOFT 2012 Installation Scenarios
CODESOFT 10 Installation Scenarios
CODESOFT 9 Installation Scenarios
CODESOFT 8.50 Installation Guide
Manuals
CODESOFT 10 Database Manager
CODESOFT 10 Form Designer
CODESOFT 10 Form Viewer
CODESOFT 9 Database Manager
CODESOFT 9 Form Viewer User Guide
CODESOFT 8.50 Database Manager
CODESOFT 8.50 Form Designer
CODESOFT 8.50 Form Viewer
Quick Start Guide
CODESOFT 8.50 Quick Start Guide
Tutorial
CODESOFT 2014 Tutorial
CODESOFT 2012 Tutorial
CODESOFT 10 Tutorial
CODESOFT 9 Tutorial
CODESOFT 8.50 Tutorial
User Guide
CODESOFT 2014 User Guide
CODESOFT 2012 User Guide
CODESOFT 10 User Guide
CODESOFT 9 User Guide
Release Notes
CODESOFT 2014 Release Notes
CODESOFT 2012 Release Notes
CODESOFT 10.02.00 Release Notes
CODESOFT 10.01.00 Release Notes
CODESOFT 10.00.00 Release Notes
CODESOFT 9.10.00 Release Notes
CODESOFT 9.00.02 Release Notes
CODESOFT 9.00.01 Release Notes
CODESOFT 9 Release Notes
CODESOFT 8.51.02 Release Notes
CODESOFT 8.51 Release Notes
CODESOFT 8.50 Release Notes
CODESOFT 8.0 Release Notes
CODESOFT 7.1 Release notes
CODESOFT 7.1.01 Release Notes
CODESOFT 7.0 Release Notes
White Papers
ERP Printing Solutions Three Alternatives for Integrating Thermal Printing
Downloading Label Formats (Using IVR) to Datamax H-Class
Using ActiveX Automation to Add CODESOFT Label Printing Functionality to Your Applications
Creating a Multiple-Page Label Using CODESOFT 9
TEKLYNX Label Printer Drivers: Don't Compromise Quality - Install Your Trust In Us
Case Studies
Lippert Components, Inc. & Kinro, Inc. Enable Growth and Control Costs with a Scalable, Advanced Enterprise Label Design and Printing Solution
New Warranty Tracking System Guarantees Benefits For All
Data Capture and Label Printing from SAP
SENTINEL meets worldwide chemical labeling challenge
SAP® Script Generating Label Program
SENTINEL Manages ERP Data to Drive Parker Hannifin Hydraulic Filter Division Labeling
SENTINEL Drives Global Labeling for Eaton Corp.
How do I know if CODESOFT is right for my business?
CODESOFT is the best choice for advanced label design users with the need for scalable software. CODESOFT allows a company to grow into more sophisticated and automated applications in the future through its ability to integrate with TEKLYNX enterprise solutions. CODESOFT offers the most powerful solution for scalability, data connectivity, security, and enterprise-wide label printing.
Can I run CODSOFT on a virtual machine?
Yes, TEKLYNX offers the only fully supported and tested VM products in the industry. Run CODESOFT VM on a virtual machine with confidence knowing that TEKLYNX has the right solution for your needs.
What TEKLYNX software is CODESOFT compatible with?
CODESOFT is compatible and fully tested to work with the following TEKLYNX software packages:
  • LABEL ARCHIVE for secure label storage and traceability.
  • SENTINEL for automated enterprise label printing.
  • BACKTRACK for customizable asset and inventory tracking.
Can I integrate label printing into my existing ERP, MRP, or Host applications?
Yes, CODESOFT Enterprise can connect thermal printers to mainframes through any enterprise network. It allows integration of data, no matter the data source. This connectivity can be achieved through a comprehensive list of integration options to link to the most popular enterprise software packages or through a middleware solution such as SENTINEL Data Exchange Server.
What languages does CODESOFT support?
CODESOFT's interface supports Arabic, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English (United States), Estonian, Finnish, French (France), German, Hebrew, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latvian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (Portugal), Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, and Turkish. 
What edition of CODESOFT do I need?
There are two editions of CODESOFT to choose from:
  • CODESOFT Pro is a great starting point to meet your immediate labeling needs. CODESOFT Pro is only available as a single user license and is limited to 3 printers.
  • CODESOFT Enterprise has unlimited printer support and is available with network (multi-user) licensing. As your business grows, CODESOFT Enterprise is scalable to continue to meet business requirements.
The CODESOFT Product Edition Comparison provides a detailed list of the features available in the Pro and Enterprise editions.

If you still need help choosing your software, let our experienced representatives assist you in identifying your needs and requirements. Call us at (414) 837-4800.
Can I try CODESOFT before I buy it?
Yes, you can download a free demo of CODESOFT to experience the functionality of the product. The demo can run in CODESOFT Enterprise or CODESOFT Pro mode. The demo is good for 30 days or 100 executions of the program.

The only limitations of the demo are:
  • Print to File: In the demo version, you cannot write the printer code to a text file instead of sending it to the printer.
  • Print to Picture: In the demo version, you cannot output a label format as a graphic.
  • ActiveX: In the demo version, you cannot automate printing from another application using the Active X control.
TEKLYNX encourages downloading a demo of CODESOFT prior to purchase to ensure it is the right product for your organization. TEKLYNX does not accept product returns for opened boxed product and electronic software downloads.

When you decide to purchase CODESOFT, you will receive an activation code that will allow you to convert your demo into a fully licensed product. You will not need to reinstall the program.
Where can I buy CODESOFT?
CODESOFT is sold through a global network of over 1,500 resellers and integrators.

To find a reseller in your area, contact us online or call (414) 837-4800.
Should I buy a TEKLYNX Subscription License?
Every organizations needs are different. Talk with your reseller today to determine whether a TEKLYNX Subscription License is right for your business!

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