Loftware Label Manager
The Loftware Label Manager - (LLM) is a label design and printing package that facilitates customer and internal labeling. With LLM, companies can create any type of bar code and or RFID "Smart Label". Note: Although the LLM can create RFID 'Smart Labels', the Loftware Print Server is needed to print them. Labels created with the LLM can also be used with the Loftware Print Server (LPS) for more sophisticated systems requiring large scale printing and or WMS/ERP integration.
Loftware Label Manager is a server based barcode and RFID software solution for managing and processing label and RFID requests from corporate applications. This enterprise-class solution is a highly scalable and fault tolerant system that is designed to handle thousands of requests targeted to hundreds (or thousands) of printers with all of the appropriate queuing, status, and recovery features that are needed in such a system.Loftware Label Manager Technical Specifications Data SourcesConnect label formats to 32 bit compliant databases like Access, Oracle, SQL Server, DB2, Excel, dBase, Text, etc., via ODBC connectivity.
Database speed search with filtering capabilities.
Retrieve variable graphic files from database.
Format variable data fields in paragraph blocks that automatically "wrap" depending on the data.
Capable of calculating special bar code check digits on-the-fly while the bar code data changes.
Set fields to print in any orientation.
Print batches of labels from an ASCII Text file for large production runs.
Print groups of labels from a range of records in a database.
Print groups of labels using a custom SQL WHERE clause.
Print 'On-Demand' from a database via key field entry
Print 'On-Demand' via keyboard input
Label Design Program Features
Graphical user interface with precise WYSIWYG (what-you-see-is-what-you-get) technology.
New Label Wizard helps you to create the exact label you need in seconds.
Printer Configuration Wizard makes adding printers fast and easy.
Supports all popular image formats including BMP, PCX, JPG, GIF, TIF, CAL, MAC, etc.
"Thumbnail" preview for label format and image loading.
MDI multi document interface for editing more than one label at a time.
Powerful formula builder for parsing data on-the-fly at print time.
Single and group field edit: select, copy, move, delete field alignment tools custom and default zoom levels.
Wide selection of industry compliance label templates.
Customize On-Demand operator input screens.
Design labels to fit "multi-up" on a page using the layout feature.
Security features to limit access to various modules by user.
Design labels in inches or metric units using precise rulers.
Sizable grid with "snap to" technology.
Move fields a pixel at a time using keyboard arrow keys.
Resize, rotate, and stretch graphics at design time.
All fields sizable by mouse as well as "floating" properties box.
All label formats are available for use in the Loftware Print Server.
Accurate merging of label formats to different printer types.
Templates and Symbologies
Bar code wizard for generating complex automotive, healthcare, logistics, and telecommunications label formats.
Extensive options for customized behavior.
Language Properties Wizard for printing International characters, including double-byte fonts such as Japanese, Chinese and Korean. Different language can be freely mixed on the label.
Support for all major linear barcode symbologies, including Code 39, Code 128, Interleaved Code 2/5, UPC, EAN and others.
Supports MOD 10, 43, 7, UCC MOD 10 check digits.
Support for 2D symbologies including TLC39, PDF-417, MicroPDF, UPS Maxicode, Data Matrix, PostNet, RSS.
Create RFID 'Smart Labels' to meet EPC and DOD specifications (for use with LPS Premier Plus RFID)
Import label formats designed or printed in Zebra ZPL, Intermec IPL, Monarch MPCL.
Supported Printers and Print Features
Support for all of the major thermal transfer and Windows printers.
Configure printers on serial, parallel, USB, and TCP/IP ports.
Easily print and access data both locally and across LAN/WAN networks.
Centrally share labels, databases, and graphic files with other print stations on your LAN/WAN.
Low cost print only modules available that allow you to replicate print stations throughout your facility.
Stretch graphics to fit a certain area of the label during print time.
Each operator input screen may be customized.
Prompt user for any combination of keyboard and database key fields.
Print Preview allows operator to validate label on screen (with data) before continuing with print job.
Supports extra printer controls such as cutters, head temperature, print speed, forms offset, stock type, etc.
Set entire label to print in any orientation.
Supports printers internal Font, barcode, and serialization capabilities.
Supports downloaded and bitmapped True Type Fonts.
Supports many different types of incrementing and decrementing fields Powerful Date/Time field functionality including Julian Dates.
Audit file creation.
Print "multi up" on a page; create your own, or use our provided layouts such as Avery© layouts.
Early eject feature for partially filled pages.
Start printing on a page at any point in the layout i.e. a reloaded page that was ejected early.
Does not generate duplicate serial numbers unless specifically directed to do so.
Supported Operating Systems include:
Windows 2000, XP, 2003
Windows 2000 = Processor: PII-233 Mhz / Memory: 128MB or higher
Windows XP / 2003 = Processor: PII-300 Mhz / Memory: 256MB or higher
Loftware no longer supports Loftware products operating on Windows® 95/98/ME, NT4 systems. Please be aware that users currently using any of these systems must upgrade their operating system to Windows 2000/XP or higher before they may upgrade their Loftware solution.
This limitation applies to all product versions, including versions originally designed to run on these operating systems. Click here for more information.
Your purchase of a Loftware product includes an annual support contract.
This contract is renewable each year and extends the return on your investment, with on-going FREE upgrades of your Loftware software for one full year, plus unlimited calls to our technical support call center. Loftware is committed to backing its software with world-class support. Click here for more information about technical support.
Our trained Systems Analysts are also ready to answer any questions you may have about planning and implementing your labeling system. Call 207-363-3195 for a FREE analysis of your system.
Loftware Label Manager Data Sheet (.pdf 1.9MB)
Loftware Label Manager Installation Instructions (.pdf 9.1MB)
Loftware Print Server Data Sheet (.pdf 981KB)
Loftware Print Server Installation Instructions (.pdf 4.6MB)
*Order Online Loftware Label Manager (Part# 04225732) with USB-Key. Featuring Windows 32 Bit, Full Edition. Includes 1st Year Technical Support Contract. Available with USB or Parallel Key.