With the increased use in QR codes, many are looking for an easy to use smartphone barcode maker to help their marketing efforts. Most barcode makers give pretty much the same end result, but some are definitely easier to use than others.
Here’s a quick roundup of several of the best free barcode generators available.
QR Code Generator by Kaywa
The barcode maker at Kaywa is definitely my favorite smartphone QR code generator and I’ve used it many times over the past years. You can generate a QR that points to a web address, a phone number, plain text or event that sends a text from your smartphone. It also lets you select to create a Small, Medium, Large or Extra Large QR code. It’s fast simple and easy to create a free QR code with this free tool.
Tec-IT.com Online Barcode Maker
This barcode maker from Tec-it.com is an online tool that can create many different types of barcodes like EAN, UPC, GS1 DataBar, Code-128, QR Code, Data Matrix, PDF417, Postal Codes, ISBN. There’s an option to embed their barcode generator on your website.
Snap My Info QR Code Generator
SnapMyInfo barcode maker is a very simple to use tool that allows you to generate two dimensional barcodes based on any text that you want to type into a field on their website.
QRdvark QR Code Generator
This tool from QRdvark seems really promising. It allows for quick creation of many different types of QR barcodes including text, email, url, location, contact and calendar events. You can select from several different sizes and even allows for an error correction option. QRdvark also offers a QR code reader for your Android smartphone.