RFID and Barcode Labeling Software

CODESOFT is more than just a label designer. With CODESOFT, you can easily integrate label printing and RFID technology into your business process, increasing both efficiency and control.

CODESOFT allows you to merge label and document printing, and supports a variety of industry-specific labeling regulations, including: GHS, UDI, PTI, and many more.

Read the case study on how CODESOFT helped chemical manufacturing and supply company, BeanTown Chemical, become GHS compliant.

TEKLYNX 2018 Products Are Here!

The current version of CODESOFT is fully compatible with Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016. Its modern user interface is easy to understand and use. CODESOFT enables smart interactions between the data source and what is displayed on the label. Formulas are easier than ever with an in-software ASCII chart and formula preview. Print beautifully accurate color labels with CMYK color definition.

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.


Quick Specs

For Windows® 10, Windows® 8.1, Windows® 8, Windows® 7 SP1, Windows® Vista SP2, Windows® Server 2016, Windows® Server 2012 R2, Windows® Server 2012, Windows® Server 2008 R2 SP1, and Windows® Server 2008 SP2
Simple installation process
Support for over 3,000 thermal, thermal transfer, inkjet, and Windows printers
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

Compare Editions of CODESOFT

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 print-only (Runtime) is only available as Enterprise edition, but it is compatible with both Pro and Enterprise.

CODESOFT Pro Enterprise
Print-only version* 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
Importación de formatos de gráficos x x
Color support (RGB & CMYK) 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
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
Job Modifier x x
UCC/EAN 128 wizard, MaxiCode wizard x x
Font downloader x x
COMet x x
PortWatch x
User Manager x
Use Form Viewer to view custom user interface screens created with Form Designer x
Printing Logfile x
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 (Additional Charge)
Command File Interpreter (CFI) add-on (note: single-user editions only, maximum of 3 printers) x x
POF configuration manager x
System Requirements
Installation requires Administrator privileges
Operating System
Windows® 10
Windows® 8 / 8.1 
Windows® Server 2016
Windows® Server 2012 / 2012 R2
Windows® 7 SP1
Windows® Server 2008 SP2
Windows® Server 2008 R2 SP1
Windows® Vista SP2
Windows® 32/64-bit platform
2 GB RAM recommended
Hard Disk Space
Hard drive with at least 1.5 GB of available space
Minimum: 1024 x 768 - True Color 32 bit
Supporting Software
Microsoft® Internet Explorer 7.0 SP1 or greater
Microsoft® .Net Framework 4.5.2
Any PDF reader (Adobe Acrobat Reader is available with the installation)
Additional Requirements
System must have access to the Internet (software key)
USB port if using a USB key (hardware key)
CD-ROM drive
What's New in TEKLYNX 2018 Products
Manuals & Guides
OS Compatibility
CODESOFT - Operating Systems Compatibility
Administrator's Guide
CODESOFT 2018 Administrator's Guide
CODESOFT 2015 Administrator's Guide
CODESOFT 2014 Administrator's Guide
Installation Guide
CODESOFT 2018 Installation Scenarios
CODESOFT 2015 Installation Scenarios
CODESOFT 2014 Installation Scenarios
CODESOFT 2018 Tutorial
CODESOFT 2015 Tutorial
CODESOFT 2014 Tutorial
User Guide
CODESOFT 2018 User Guide
CODESOFT 2015 User Guide
CODESOFT 2014 User Guide
Tools / Add-on Guides
CODESOFT 2018 Database Manager Guide
CODESOFT 2018 Form Designer Guide
CODESOFT 2018 Form Viewer Guide
CODESOFT 2018 COMet Guide
Release Notes
CODESOFT - Release Notes
White Papers
Creating a Complex Label using GridField in CODESOFT
ERP Printing Solutions: Alternatives for Integrating Thermal Printing
Using ActiveX Automation to Add CODESOFT Label Printing Functionality to Your Applications
TEKLYNX Label Printer Drivers: Don't Compromise Quality - Install Your Trust In Us
Case Studies
TEKLYNX Implementation Improves Labeling Accuracy and Printing Speed for Flex-Strut Inc.
TEKLYNX' CODESOFT and GHS Compliance Case Study for BeanTown Chemical
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 RFID and barcode labeling software offers the most powerful solution for scalability, data connectivity, security, and enterprise-wide label printing.
Can I run CODESOFT 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. Virtual Machine licenses are available only in TEKLYNX Subscription Licensing.
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 RFID label software and barcode labeling software 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!

Click here to learn about the benefits of Subscription Licensing.