Output barcode screenshot (JAN13 symbology)

JAN-13 barcode image sample made with Bytescout BarCode SDK

JAN-13 barcode (aka JAN codes). This symbology is mostly the same as EAN-13 symbology, but used in Japan. JAN stands for Japanese Numbering Authority. First two digits of JAN-13 symbology are always “49”.

Important: you can also use BarCode Windows Forms or Web ImageControl instead. To use the Windows Formscontrol in Visual Studio please open Toolbox and open “Bytescout Software” tab and drag-n-drop “BarCode” control into your WinForms or ASP.NET application (in design mode)

How to create JAN-13 barcode image:

Visual Basic:

Imports Bytescout.BarCode

Module Module1

Sub Main()
‘ Create new barcode
Dim barcode As New Barcode()

‘ Set symbology
barcode.Symbology = SymbologyType.JAN13
‘ Set value
barcode.Value = “1234567890”

‘ Save barcode to image

‘ Show image in default image viewer
End Sub

End Module


using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Text;
using System.Diagnostics;

using Bytescout.BarCode;

namespace Sample
class Program
static void Main(string[] args)
// Create new barcode
Barcode barcode = new Barcode();

// Set symbology
barcode.Symbology = SymbologyType.JAN13;
// Set value
barcode.Value = “1234567890”;

// Save barcode to image

// Show image in default image viewer