Barcodes for iTunes

The Challenge for iTunes Users
  Simply Barcodes understands the unique challenges facing iTunes users. Many iTunes users express confusion regarding the requirements for a UPC or an EAN. Others state uncertainty about the process for getting their music on iTunes and whether or not they need barcodes or IRSC codes for individual tracks.
Innovative Solutions for iTunes Users
  Simply Barcodes makes barcoding simple. You face numerous challenges trying to get your music to listeners, so barcoding should not be one of them. Our service helps you achieve business success by ensuring that you select the right code for iTunes and by offering advice on the process.

How do Barcodes for iTunes work?
  iTunes requires that you get a UPC code for all albums and obtain ISRC codes for all individual songs.

ISRC codes are a simple, internationally recognized numbering system for audio and music video recordings. The ISRC, in addition to tracking for Billboard charting, also allows you to get paid for digital music sales by ensuring that your royalties are tracked properly (particularly important for iTunes).

We can also assist you in obtaining your ISRC codes and properly registering them with the Recording Industry Association. Please read this site on getting ISRC codes for your music or call us at 404-869-0701 for assistance.

How do I get Barcodes for iTunes?
1stGo to our Order Page or call us at +1-404-869-0701 or toll free at 1-877-872-2060.
2ndPlace your order.
  We only require that you provide contact and billing information. You are not required to provide product information.
  Your retailer collects your product information, which they associate with your barcode at the Point of Sale.
  Note: We also accept checks, money orders, and wire transfers. If you wish to use one of those payment methods, please print and complete this form.

What do I get when I order my UPC Codes for iTunes?
1stUpon completion of your order, you receive an email confirmation of your UPC barcode purchase.
2ndSimply Barcodes assigns your official UPC numbers from our database of official codes issued by the UCC (now called GS1).
3rdWe generate the digital barcode images from the numbers you purchased.
4thWe email your UPC barcodes to you as an attachment.

In what format are my UPC Barcodes for iTunes?
For your convenience, we include your barcode graphic in three different formats so that your graphic artist, printing company, or manufacturing facility can work with your barcode graphic no matter what software system they use:
EPS Format - This layered, vector EPS file is the preferred format of most graphic designers due to its quality and versatility, particularly for resizing. EPS is an "exchange" format, not necessarily associated with one specific graphics program. An exchange format is one intended for multiple applications to be able to open.
TIFF Format - This layered TIFF file works well for graphic artists who need a transparent background. This format is not suitable for significant resizing.
JPEG Format - This uncompressed, high-quality JPEG file is the most common file format. All computers can open a JPEG. However, it is not suitable for resizing.

When do I get my Barcodes for iTunes?
  The turn-around time is often within an hour.
All orders received before 4 p.m. Eastern Time on business days are completed the same day. Orders placed after 4 p.m. will be processed next business day. If you require RUSH completion, please call 1-877-872-2060 (toll-free) or +1-404-869-0701 (international) to make arrangements.

What do I do with my UPC & ISRC Codes for iTunes when I get them?
  You will need to supply the UPC code to iTunes when submitting your complete album for download. If you list individual songs for sale with iTunes then you will need to supply them the ISRC number for each song.

Additionally, if you want to participate in the Billboard Charts, your sales must be tracked in the SoundScan system. SoundScan requires you to have a UPC number to record your album’s performance.

Audio Singles may be tracked via SoundScan for the purpose of Billboard charting by also acquiring an ISRC (International Standard Recording Code).

Who can help me manufacture my CD or DVD?
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