|This font works with all versions of Windows since 3.1, up to Windows 8.x, and Mac OS X (up to
Mountain Lion and Mavericks). Compatible with current versions of Linux.
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MICR font E13B for check number strips
$19.95 only, instant download
e13b font (also often called MICR font, or E-13B font) is necessary to
print numbers and special symbols at the bottom of checks so they
can be recognized by the OCR/magnetic ink reader systems used by banks
in North America (US and Canada) and many other countries. In the past,
these fonts where supplied as cartridges. Thanks to modern technology,
these fonts are now available for Windows, Macintosh, OS/2, Linux.
it work ?
font comes in both TrueType, and ATM PostScript Type 1, for Windows or
Macintosh. It is installed just like any other fonts. Once installed,
it is available to all applications in the system, like Helvetica,
Arial, Times New Roman, Courier...
the proper magnetic stripe, one needs numbers, and separator symbols.
The separators are " # $ % or ABCD.
Below is an
example of the data one would enter in a plain font, to get the same as
the bottom of a check :
have to do, is to copy on the screen what you see at the bottom of your
own checks ! This data can be entered by hand, or suplied by any
database or spreadsheet program.
Tests on a
variety of current laser printers have showed constant results, within
MICR tolerance, measured with standard test gauges. These test gauges
meet or exceed ANSI Standard and the ABA (American Banking Association)
standards. You can also download our free evaluation sample for
Macintosh or Windows to try before you buy (see column left).
If you want
an even better precision, and a Calibration Wizard program, to be
sure of your printing chain, see http://ww.micr-fonts.com
for a much more complete package.
I need besides the font ?
printer is necessary to print MICR strips. Ink Jet printers or
dotmatrix printers may not have the required resolution and cannot
print with magnetic ink. To print reliable MICR strips, a laser printer
with special MICR toner must be used, which is available from the
following companies (among others). This special toner works perfectly
for other applications as well.
is not mandatory, and valid checks can be produced on plain paper
stock, but they will look more professional on a medium meant for this.
You can find check stock at major office supply retailers, such as
Office Depot, Stapples, etc, in several presentations : 1 per page,
three per page, etc. It is also easy to find at any reputable online or
mail order office supply.
sure the placement of MICR fields is correct, as well as your printing
layout and character spacing, you can acquire the best desktop test
equipment : a MICR gauge. See E13BMICRGauge.com for more.
Checks can be created from any program,
including the simplest word processors (a Word template is provided
with the package). The MICR font is available to all standard
applications, as a regular system font.
applications well suited for check printing are database programs, such
as Crystal Reports or Access for Windows, or ACI's 4D for Macintosh.
Spreadsheet programs and their data merge can also be used succesfully.
Basically, any program that can print numbers and text can be used.
Including the simplest like WordPad and SimpleText, or the most
sophisticated, like Desktop Publishing Programs such as PageMaker™,
Adobe InDesign, or XPress.
TrueType and PostScript for Windows and Mac OS X.
toner supplier information
check in Word format
$19.95 only, instant download
Buying experience : 2
1 - When you click on
the button "Buy & download", it takes you to a payment page.
Canadian customers will be pleased to enter Province and Postal Code.
Just set country to Canada first, on top of the payment page. Valid
also for UK and Malta.
Paypal is very safe,
because we never have to know your credit card number. It is never
stored on our site. When you transact, everything is encrypted, and
cannot be intercepted.
need to open a Paypal account, and can pay directly with your credit
card. If you have a Paypal account, simply log in and click "Pay".
2 - Immediately after
you are finished paying, Paypal will confirm the transaction on screen,
and an email will be sent to you with all details. After 10 seconds,
your download starts.
Fonts are delivered
in a zip archive. Double click to open, then use the Windows Fonts
control Panel or Mac OS X Font Book to install. That's it !
We also send you an email containing all instructions in case you need
to download again.
another fine site from Match Software, the operator of MatchFonts.com.
If you still have
questions, please feel free to send us an email,
MULTI-USER SITE LICENSES
$49.95 UP TO 5
$75.95 UP TO 10
$99.95 UP TO
site licenses allow your company to legally use multiple copies of a
font within the same legal entity (corporation, company or single-owner
business). They are especially suited for companies which have a large
number of computers, or companies which operate software on a network,
and wish to be able to use a font on all their workstations
simultaneously. These are user licenses, and do not allow the purchaser
to redistribute the fonts to other legal entities or individuals
without a separate license. If you wish to distribute, or sell these
fonts, or need unlimited copy licenses, please contact us .
information for Purchase Orders
- We usually accept Purchase
Orders, with the following important requirements :
- Minimum amount for Purchase
Orders is $75.00
- A $7.00 non-refundable
processing fee will be applied. Please add it to your grand total
- All prices on this site are
for Electronic Delivery. If you want electronic delivery, please state
clearly on the purchase order that goods are to be delivered by email,
and the exact email address to deliver to.
- Shipment on CD is an
additional $16.50 for Shipping and Handling
- Purchase orders from US
- Your company credit must be
in good standing. We reserve the right to refuse any purchase order,
for any reason. Send to the address below by mail or fax.
Part numbers :
- Windows :
10 users : W-MICR-10
20 users : W-MICR-20
- Macintosh : M-MICR
10 users : M-MICR-10
20 users : M-MICR-20
ABCWARE, LLC, dba Match Software
2207 Concord Pike
Wilmington, DE 19803
Complete MICR font suite
with auto-calibration program
- If you need calibration
systems, you may want to have a look at our selected MICR font suite,
which offers 15 different MICR fonts suited for all printing chains
(including typesetting), the automatic MICR Calibration Wizard™ and 14
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