MICR is an acronym for Magnetic Ink Character Recognition, familiar to us from its use in banking industry.

The American Bankers Association began using MICR E-13B font and MICR system as the technology for automatic check processing since 1958.

⑆ (transit: is used to delimit a bank code),
⑈ (on-us: is used to delimit a customer account number),
⑇ (amount: is used to delimit a transaction amount),
⑉ (dash: is used to delimit routing numbers or account numbers).

Today, MICR E-13b font character are widely used in banking industry of United States, Canada and many other countries to print bank checks and money orders. MICR standard is required by many businesses to accept checks or money orders. Proper MICR E-13B character sets are what ensures the transaction to go smoothly.

ANSI X9.27 Print and Test Specifications for Magnetic Ink Character Recognition (MICR) specifies the measurements, shapes and tolerances of 14 characters defined in MICR font in detail (including 10 digits, Transit symbol, Amount symbol, On-Us symbol and Dash symbol).

When you use Barcodesoft MICR E-13B font to print bank checks, they also meet the requirements of Standard 006 issued by the Canadian Payments Association (CPA).

Barcodesoft MICR E13B fonts package contains 9 font sets: MICR, MICRB, MICRBN, MICRBW, MICRL, MICRLN, MICRLW, MICRN, MICRW. These MICR fonts vary slightly in aspect ratios and stroke width in order to make up for the inaccuracy of MICR printing devices.
When print at point size 10, Barcodesoft MICR font is designed to meet requirements of ANSI X9.27 documentation.

Barcodesoft MICR font is available in true type, PostScript, PCL format, Open Type (eot), Web Open Font Format (woff / woff2) and SVG. It can be embedded into Adobe PDF files and web page.

Barcodesoft MICR E-13b font works with accounting softwares, such as Peachtree, quickbooks.

Some characters in the demo MICR E-13b font have "Demo" watermarks.

If you want to print your own bank check, you will need MICR E13b font as well as MICR toner and blank check paper. MICR toner is magnetic so that your micr line will pass bank test. Otherwise, your check will be rejected by your bank.

Barcodesoft MICR font has the following nominal dimensions when print at point size 10:

Type face

Character Height

Stroke WidthCharacter Spacing
MICR (inch) 0.117 0.091 0.125

This is the pricing list of Barcodesoft MICR E13b font package

Single User
Unlimited Developer



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MICR E-13b Font

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Tags: MICR E-13B Font, Bank Routing Number font, ANSI X9.27, Standard 006 Canadian Payment Association