Bar Height: can be changed
Bar Width: can be changed
Bar Ratio: Fixed
Bearer Bar: No
Checksum / Check Digit : Yes (added automatically)
Control Characters: No
Digit Support: Yes
Digit Supplement Support: No
Letter Support: No
Light Margin Indicator: Yes
Min. Characters needed: 12 digits
Max. Characters: 13 digits
Other supported characters: No
Quiet Zone (Left & Right): can be changed
Special Characters: No
List Code: J130
Barcode also known as
Barcode software for JAN-13
The JAN-13 is used in retail in Japan. Please note that the most common barcode in North America is the UPC-A. The JAN-13 has one Checksum (Check Digit), it's the 13th digit and it's added automatically. JAN-13 starts with 45 or 49.
JAN-13 also supports the Light Margin Indicator, it's the > at the end of the barcode.
GS1 Recommended size
For the JAN-13 you can use one of the pre-defined sizes 80% to 200%.
For the Retail barcodes, you will be able to set the width and height from 80% to 200%, e.g. from X-dim from 0.264 mm (0.0104 In.), and 200% is 0.66 mm (0.0259 In.) and height of the bar, from 18.28 mm (0.719 In) to 45.7mm (1.799 In)
If you are looking for a ISBN ( book barcode ), then please have a look at ISBN.