ZebraDesigner Basic Barcode Label Software

ZebraDesigner v2 barcode label design software offers basic design features. Download ZebraDesigner v2 and start using it today at no cost. Or contact a Zebra partner for a full-feature product demonstration of ZebraDesigner Pro v2.

  • Windows-based interface
  • WYSIWYG label designer
  • Printer configuration and diagnostic tools

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ZebraDesigner Downloads

  • Download ZebraDesigner v2.5.0.9385

    Design labels quickly and easily – and to your specifications at no cost – with ZebraDesigner v2.

     Download 28 MB


Minimum System Requirements

  • 32-bit or 64-bit versions of the following:
    • Windows Vista with 128MB RAM
    • Windows 7 with 128MB RAM
    • Windows 8 with 128MB RAM
    • Windows 10 with 128MB RAM
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 with 128MB RAM
    • Windows Server 2012 R2 with 128MB RAM
  • VGA monitor or better
  • Hard drive with at least 130 MB free disk space


Supported barcode Technologies

Bar Code Group Bar Code Types
EAN and UPC EAN-8, EAN-8 + 2-digit supplement, EAN-8 + 5-digit supplement, EAN-13, EAN-13 + 2-digit supplement, EAN-13 + 5-digit supplement, EAN-14, DUN-14, UPC Case Code, UPC-A, UPC-A + 2-digit supplement, UPC-A + 5-digit supplement, UPC-E, UPC-E + 2-digit supplement, UPC-E + 5-digit supplement, UPC-E(1), GS1-128, SSCC, Bookland, Addon 2, Addon 5
Linear Interleaved 2 of 5, ITF 14, ITF 16, Code 39, Code 39 Tri Optic, Code 39 Full ASCII, Code 32, Code 93, CODE 128 (A, B and C subsets), MSI, Codabar, Postnet-32, Postnet-37, Postnet-52, Postnet-62, Kix, Pharmacode, Plessy, Anker

Linear RSS symbologies

RSS14, RSS14 Truncated, RSS14Stacked, RSS14 Stacked Omnidirectional, RSS Limited, RSS Expanded

Composite RSS symbologies

RSS14, RSS14 Truncated, RSS14 Stacked, RSS14 Stacked Omnidirectional, RSS Limited, RSS Expanded, UPC-A, UPC-E, EAN-8, EAN-13, GS1-128 & CC-A/B,GS1-128 & CC

Two-dimensional 2D-Pharmacode, PDF-417, DataMatrix, MaxiCode, Aztec, QR, MicroQR, Codablock F, MicroPDF, InfoGlyph


Supported Graphic Types

File Extension
Graphics Type
BMP, DIB, RLE Windows Bitmap
GIF CompuServer Bitmap
PNG Portable Network Graphics
WMF Windows Metafile
EMF Enhanced Windows Metafile
ICO Windows Icon
CUR Windows Cursor
PXM, PPM, PGM, PBM Portable Pixmap, GreyMap, BitMap
JP2 JPEG2000
J2K, JPC JPEG2000 Code Stream
PCX Paintbrush


Language Support

  • Croatian
  • Czech
  • Danish
  • Dutch
  • English
  • Finnish
  • French
  • German
  • Greek
  • Hebrew
  • Hungarian
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Lithuanian
  • Norwegian
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Simplified Chinese
  • Slovak
  • Slovenian
  • Spanish
  • Swedish
  • Thai
  • Traditional Chinese
  • Ukrainian


ZebraDesigner Manuals

  • ZebraDesigner Fonts and Graphics Downloader User Guide (en)


    Download 354 KB
  • ZebraDesigner and ZebraDesigner Pro User Guide (en)

    13857L-003 Rev. A

    Download 4 MB

ZebraDesigner White Papers

  • ZebraLink™ Solutions for Enhancing Zebra® Printer Business Integration

    This white paper introduces the ZebraLink software, firmware, and connectivity components, and shows how to maximize performance and value from Zebra printers.

    Download 403 KB

Zebra Designer Alignment Toolbar

Installing the Windows printer driver

Downloading fonts to the printer

Creating a GS-128 barcode with AI's

Using the drawing tools to add shapes

Creating a Barcode Field for Keyboard Input

Creating a text with fixed data

Defining the label setup parameters

Creating Time and Date fields

Linking text fields to a database

Downloading fonts to the printer

Downloading graphics to the printer

Creating a text field for keyboard input

Creating a barcode with fixed data

Adding a counter to a barcode field

Linking text fields to a database

Adding a counter to a text field

Writing data to an RFID Tag

Changing the printer driver settings