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Zebra Basic Interpreter (ZBI)

Zebra’s ZBI 2.0™ (Zebra® BASIC Interpreter) programming language is a flexible and affordable option for select Zebra printers. Use ZBI-Developer in conjunction with Zebra's ZBI 2.0 programming language (Zebra BASIC Interpreter) to provide a powerful tool-set for customizing Zebra printers. 

ZBI Developer is a free utility that provides a virtual ZBI 2.0 environment on your PC, simplifying creating and testing of ZBI 2.0 programs. It provides a powerful and flexible toolset for customizing Zebra printers to fit your unique applications. The built-in "Virtual Printer" allows you to quickly create, test and prepare programs for use.

ZBI 2.0 Examples is a free download of helpful programming examples for the Zebra Basic Interpreter environment. 

ZBI Key Manager is a utility to manage ZBI activation on one or more printers.

For more information, please see the Zebra Basic Interpreter product page. 

Enable ZBI on your existing Zebra printers by purchasing a ZBI 2.0 Activation Key. To purchase a ZBI key, visit our online store.

- ZBI Downloads



ZBI Downloads

Release Date: 

January 2018

Device Compatibility

This software has been approved for use with the following devices:
  • - 105SL Industrial Printers
  • - 110PAX Print Engines (disc.)
  • - 110Xi4 Industrial Printer
  • - 140Xi4
  • - 170PAX4
  • - 170Xi4 Industrial Printer
  • - 220Xi4 Industrial Printer
  • - GC420t Desktop Printer
  • - GK420d Desktop Printer
  • - GK420t Desktop Printer
  • - GT800 Desktop Printer
  • - GX420d Desktop Printer
  • - GX420t Desktop Printer
  • - GX430t Desktop Printer
  • - HC100 Wristband Printer
  • - KR403 Kiosk Receipt Printer
  • - LP 2824 Plus Desktop Printer
  • - QLn220 Mobile Printer
  • - QLn320 Mobile Printer
  • - R110PAX4
  • - R110Xi4 RFID Printer
  • - R2844-Z
  • - RP4T RFID Printers
  • - RZ400
  • - RZ600
  • - S4M
  • - TLP 2824Plus Desktop Printer
  • - ZE500 Print Engines
  • - ZM400
  • - ZM600
  • - ZT210 Industrial Printer
  • - ZT220 Industrial Printer


ZBI 2.0 Examples

 Download 156 KB
ZBI Developer Utility

 Download 43 MB
ZBI Key Manager (ZDownloader v3.0.1.28)

Use this version to activate licenses with format 733000-xxxxxx-xxxxxx

 Download 14 MB

ZBI Developer How-To Videos


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