New Mac OS X Barcode Creation app

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    Hi,

    Just a quick not to let you know that I've just released the latest version (1.3) of Barcode Basics - more info and link to App Store here:

    https://itunes.apple.com/app/barcode-basics-barcode-generator/id756888963

    …hope it will be of interest to some of you. Feedback and comments would be very much appreciated, as of course would be sales! ;-)

    I appreciate there are many barcode solutions available but as an ex-graphic designer, I always found the hard part was finding software that was affordable AND supported things like bar width reduction and vector artwork. It always seemed like you could have one or the other. So I developed Barcode Basics – a simple and cheap way of generating the most common barcode types e.g EAN13, EAN 8, UPC-A, UPC-E and ITF14.

    Just in case it's not 100% clear already, I'm the developer. Feel free to leave feedback either here, on the app store or via the app's "Contact support…" menu.

    Regards
    Rob
     

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    25% off next week!

    Some additional info - Barcode Basics will have 25% off on the Mac App Store from 27th - 31st January 2014 if you're saving your pennies.
     
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    Sale now on...

    Yup, the Barcode Basics is on all this week. Check it out on the Mac app store.
     
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    New version, new codes...

    Hi,

    We just released a new version (1.4) of Barcode Basics. The biggest change is support for more types of code:

    MSI Plessey
    ISBN (for books)
    ISMN (for music)
    ISSN (periodical publications)

    We've also tidied up the user interface and given it a cleaner icon. Upgrade is free for existing users via the Mac App Store.

    Rob
     
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    I've neglected updating this thread for a while. Just to update you, we're now up to version 1.9 which includes support for Code 39 and Code 128 codes. Free upgrade for current users via the Mac App Store!
     
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    For the record, the site for Barcode Basics is now:

    www.ghostotter.com

    ...just bringing various products under one roof!
     
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    Hi,

    Just to keep folks updated, version 2.3 of Barcode Basics is released today. Apart from a slightly tidier user interface, we've added a raft of new barcode types including:

    • GS1 Databar Omnidirectional
    • GS1 Databar Stacked
    • GS1 Databar Stacked Omnidirectional
    • GS1 Databar Truncated
    • GS1 Databar Limited
    • Interleaved 2 of 5
    • EAN-14
    • SSCC-18

    As always, it's a free upgrade for existing users.

    Hope you find it useful!
     
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    Yep, it's another update! Barcode Basics now supports a range of pharmaceutical codes including:

    Pharmacode (aka Laetus)
    Two track pharmacode
    Italian Pharmacode
    PZN-7
    PSN-8

    The update, as always, is free for existing users.
     
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    Since it's my birthday, our three most popular products will be half price (or thereabouts) for the day.

    That's Barcode Basics, Ai Actions and Ai Auto Save. See the links in my footer.

    Get them while they're cheap! :)
     
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    A trial version is now available for download from the Barcode Basics page:

    http://www.ghostotter.com/mac-barcode-software/

    ...the only differences from the full version are:

    • eps file format is disabled (jpg, gif etc are still enabled)
    • barcodes are stamped with the text "Trial version"
     
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    Just for the record, Barcode Basics is 100% compatible with Yosemite!
     
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    Black Friday Sale!

    Just to keep you posted, we'll be discounting a number of our products including Barcode Basics for one day only, "Black Friday" (28th November 2014).

    Watch out Twitter feed for details!

    @ghostotter_mac
     
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    Just to let you know that Barcode Basics is reduced to $8.99* for a week starting.... now!


    * Or near local currency equivalent
     
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    We've just released version 3.0. It adds the following new code types - manly for postal use.

    Code 11
    USPS Postnet
    USPS Intelligent Mail
    USPS Planet
    Royal Mail (UK)
    Royal TNT (Netherlands)
    Japan Post
    Deutsch Leitcode
    Deutsch Identcode

    Get it while it's hot!
     
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    Wow! Barcode Basics is three years old this month! The anniversary coincides nicely with a ground up rewrite and release of version 4 which brings the much requested barcode preview.

    However, the main reason for the rewrite was to pave the way for some cool new features in the versions ahead of us. Watch this space!

    Barcode Basics 4 is a free update for existing users through the Mac App Store. For new users, get it here: https://itunes.apple.com/app/barcode-basics-barcode-generator/id756888963
     
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    Hi,

    Just a quick note to let you know that those of you who don't like the Mac App Store can now purchase Barcode Basics from FastSpring instead:

    http://sites.fastspring.com/ghostotter/product/barcodebasics

    FastSpring adds the option to store a backup copy of your purchase online for a year and/or have physical media shipped in addition to your download.

    Of course, you can still purchase via the Mac App Store if you prefer:

    https://itunes.apple.com/app/barcode-basics-barcode-generator/id756888963
     
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