Barcode Generate


  • The Barcode Generator API generates 1D or 2D barcode images that can be printed or scanned across 103 barcode types like QR Code, UPC, Code 128, and Data Matrix.
  • The Barcode Generator API allows you to easily embed the barcode image in a software application or webpage.

Barcode Symbology

Refer to Barcode Symbology Definitons for details on the barcode types allowed for use with this API.

Sample Use Cases

  • Mobile developer can display a barcode in their app such as airline or concert ticket.
  • Backend developer can embed a barcode in a PDF, document, or email for invoicing, asset tracking or record keeping.
  • Web developer can show a barcode on a webpage to link to an app, offer a coupon, or embed contact information.

Getting Started

Service Level Objectives (SLOs)

  • Throughput: Based on pricing plan selected. Basic = 1 call every 2 seconds
  • Response Time: Average is < 200ms.
  • Uptime: 99%


A Zebra Data Services application key is required for using and testing this API. See the Getting Started Guide for instructions on obtaining a key.

Barcode Generator



Create a Barcode

Generates a barcode from the text provided and returns a PNG image