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Bar|Scan Asset Management Software

4 Reviews 5/5

A software system designed by BarScan.

About Bar|Scan Asset Management Software

Bar|Scan is an affordable, turnkey inventory and property asset management suite that uses mobile technology and (optional) WiFi and email connectivity. This modular solution provides automated asset tracking and reconciliation capabilities. Bar|Scan also uses Microsoft ClickOnce deployment technology. Bar|Scan provides you with a complete solution that includes software, hardware, and labels, as well as training and support.

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Bar|Scan Modules

Bar|Scan modules include:

  • Bill of Materials
  • Work Order management
  • Accounting
  • Imaging
  • Import/Export to Repository Using ODBC or Batch XML, CSV, Excel, or ASCII
  • And More.

Who Uses Bar|Scan?

Bar|Scan is used in organizations as small as a local school to international clients with worldwide locations. It's primarily used by government, institutional, and financial sectors.


The minimum starting price of Bar|Scan is $6800 and includes the software, handheld hardware, labels, training, and support. A free trial is available.

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User Reviews of Bar|Scan Asset Management Software

Submitted on December 19th, 2022 by Ratnakar Rallabhandi from Johnson Controls Inc

We loved the demo from Bar|Scan Asset Manager. They had all the features we needed. It allowed us to bar code all of the assets that we needed. Sadly our ERP (SAP S/4HANA) only allows us to integrate with a small amount of software — so we had to go with their home grown system

The Good…

Allows for bar coding of assets. Great reporting modules Let us report across multiple entities

The Bad…

Our ERP did not allow us to use them. (not Bar|Scans fault

Submitted on April 23rd, 2020 by Marla Williams from Grant Leading Technology

Great comprehensive asset management system with integrated handhelds. Strong training program and great responsive technical support service. Turn key system designed for asset management! Performed inventories and implemented Bar|Scan for over 100 public and private sector companies on premises and in the cloud worldwide.

The Good…

Integrated handheld configurations allow users to modify handheld program to meet requirements of each user. User definable fields allow quick customization to meet unique requirements. Import/Export Module allows easy interfaces with finance, human resources, facilities, mobile device management and information systems.

The Bad…

It could be free, otherwise, I’m very happy!

Submitted on April 22nd, 2020 by Ronald Pietrzy from Arizona State Department of Administration

Our agency has been using Bar|Scan software for 20 years. Me personally for 17 years and can find nothing negative to say about it. Our inventory consists of nearly 6,000 assets and without Bar|Scan it would be a mess. It makes tracking assets a breeze, the reports are awesome and very easily customized for your needs. As for the support, any time I’ve had issues they take care of it pretty much immediately. I’m anything but IT savvy and have trouble with upgrades and the like. The staff at Bar|Scan is extremely helpful and patient when I need them. Over the years I’ve had the chance to review other inventory software and nothing compares to Bar|Scan.

The Good…

My favorite thing about Bar|Scan is the reporting capabilities. I am constantly asked to produce different types of inventory reports and with Bar|Scan it’s very easy. You can set up reports that you use on a regular basis and lock them down so they can’t be changed. When the report is requested, I change the date in the report name, hit a button and I have the report. The requester always comment and thanks me for getting them the report so quickly. There’s a very wide variety of reports that come with the software and they can be used to make your custom reports. I love the reporting part of the software.

The Bad…

There is only one thing I would like to see changed. I know there is a way to do it because they’ve told me how but I can’t figure it out. I have several users that have a tendency to be in the program and just walk away without logging out of Bar|Scan. If I run into a problem and need to run maintenance, I can’t because there is someone in the system. Sometimes they go home and I’m left until the next day. What I’d like to see is a button that allows the administrator to basically throw someone out of the system if they can’t be reached. I’ve had this happen and it really causes me problems. Other than that I have no complaints about the software.

Submitted on February 25th, 2014 by Norm from Centennial Associates, Inc

BarScan is an easy to use barcode asset management program that can be used to track and manage all types of assets. Have used for school inventories, capital assets, maintainable assets and fixed assets deemed of value.

The Good…

What I like best is the flexibility so that a project can be designed exactly to meet a customers need and requirements.

The Bad…

Personally, there really isn’t a least liked but have a situation where there may be an improvement possible. We have designed a customer program where information enter into the BarScan catalog description, Manufacturer and Model number needs also to be also entered into custom designed template of customer data so as to be congruent. Currently use control c & v to cut and paste from the BarScan catalog screen to custom designed customer template.

Customer descriptions are generally larger than the field spaces allowed by BarScan.