NiceLabel 2017 LMS Feature Comparison

All-in-one browser based management environment X X
Fully integrated intuitive Office 2016 style design environment X X
Extensive contextual help with inline tips to empower business users X X
20 User interface Languages X X
Certified and compatible systems: Windows 7/Windows 8/Windows 8.1/Windows 10/Server 2008
R2/Server 2012/Server 2012 R2/Server 2016
Number of Printers (Unlimited users) 5, 10, 20, 50+ 5, 10, 20, 50, 100+
Centralized database backed secure document storage X X
Full content indexing for instant full-text search of all label data X X
Preview labels with dynamic content in browser X X
Detailed label report with preview and export to XML X X
System-wide role based access control X X
Content management - create and manage label variants   X
Automatic document version control   X
Customizable approval workflows with email notifications to streamline approval process   X
Graphical comparison of different labels, variations and revisions with highlighted differences   X
Change and transport system between different environments   X
Application server for centralized and cross-platform label and application design
(no designer installation on workstations needed)
Straightforward system dashboard highlighting recent events X X
Centralized print history with visualization of every label printed and label reprint X X
Centralized system history of all relevant security events X X
Customizable email alerts for various system events (production errors, etc.) X X
Extensive reports and analytics for system optimization X X
Centralized device overview and management X X
FDA 21 CFR part 11 compliant security with electronic signatures   X
Non-production environments included 0 1
Single click deployment of centrally controlled labelling applications X X
Works with simple labels or fully configured PowerForms applications X X
Desktop class performance with minimum network traffic (client side processing) X X
Self-service printer setup including settings (no server printer management needed) X X
Print without internet connectivity (offline mode) X X
Add printing to other web applications with a few lines of code (Web API) X X
64-bit Windows service for integration with variety of business systems X X
Multi-core processing for best performance and throughput X X
Graphical integration builder for no-coding integration X X
Dedicated integration manager with extensive logging X X
File drop, Serial port, Database and TCP/IP connectors X X
Bi-directional HTTP connector (REST) X X
Bi-directional Web Services connector (SOAP)   X
Structured text data (CSV and fixed-width columns) processing X X
Configurable XML format processing X X
Unstructured text and binary data processing X X
Number of actions available for creating workflows and business rules for printing labels,
data processing, network communication and more
31 39
Execute SQL queries (CRUD) X X
Integrated PDF engine for optimized PDF document creation without 3rd party tools   X
Generate label preview as an image file   X
Advanced workflows and error handling (For Loop, Try..Except)   X
Microsoft Failover Cluster support   X
Load-balancing cluster support for TCP/IP, HTTP and Web Service triggers   X
Prebuilt best-practice SAP integration including SAP ABAP package   X
.NET API for programing integration X X
Label setup wizard for quick start with best printing quality and performance X X
Text, barcodes, lines, boxes, circles, clip art, images and PDF files
Print objects in reverse/negative: white on black
Windows system and built-in printer fonts support
Rich text object including powerful editor with support for tables and more
Fit text-to-box (dynamic point size)
Wrap text-to-shape (word-wrapping and text justification to non-rectangular shapes)
Text on ellipse
Extensive RFID support
Object alignment tools with snap-to-objects and arbitrary rotation of all objects
Relative object positioning and variable label length X
Library of ready-to-use international standards compliance label templates X X
More than 70 linear and 2D barcode symbologies with support for printer-based barcodes X X
Intuitive GS1 Application Identifier Data Source Wizard X X
Speed optimization reuses repeating data instead of resending it X X
Automatic check digit calculation X X
Place "human readable" text anywhere in relation to barcodes X X
Customizable "human readable" character template X X
Object visibility based on dynamic data (business rules) X X
Single screen for straightforward management of dynamic data (Dynamic Data Manager) X X
Keyboard or scanner input at print time X X
Full serialization including support for printer-based serial numbers X X
Date and Time fields sourced from PC or Printer X X
Full database connectivity to almost any existing database X X
Reusable connections to multiple databases and tables within the label or solution X X
Edit database connected documents without accessible database (offline mode) X X
Variable graphic fields including graphics sourced from database X X
10+ prebuilt functions for efficient data concatenation and processing X X
VBScript and Python scripting for custom data processing X X
Auto-built, all-in-one printing form with data entry controls and dynamic print job preview X X
Customizable data-entry filters and error checking X X
Print time database record selection on a single screen X X
Responsive form design to fit different screen resolutions X X
Integrated no-programming graphical application builder for building efficientlabelling solutions for controlled printing X X
Fully configurable user experience with 15+ prebuilt user interface controls and support for multiple forms X X
Workflow and business rules editor including 40+ actions for printing labels, database queries, integrations with scales, PLCs… X X
Solution document type can contain multiple labels and forms for improved dynamic data management and portability X X
Integrated PDF engine for optimized PDF document creation without 3rd party tools X X
Support for multi-lingual user environment X X
Interface and control peripheral devices, weight scales, PLCs… X X
Display printer status within the printing form X X
Native support for 4000+ label and marking printers X X
Support for all laser/inkjet printers with a Windows driver X X
Local and network printer support X X
Speed optimization reuses repeating data instead of resending it X X
Session print - combines multiple labels in a single print job for better performance X X
Color separation (for GHS labeling) X X
Batch printing: header and tail labels X X
Two-sided ("duplex") design and printing X X
Advanced printer cutter control X X
Store and Recall label templates from printer's memory X X