IDAutomation MICR E-13B and CMC-7 fonts allow users to print MICR encoding for bank checks, bank drafts and other specialized MICR printing applications from Windows, DOS, Mac, Linux, UNIX and other computer systems supporting TrueType, OpenType, PostScript or PCL LaserJet soft fonts. Implementing solutions with MICR fonts provides a high level of scalability with operating system, application and printer independence. Learn more about the quality of
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.NET developers:
If developers would rather implement MICR as a .NET component that creates and prints MICR images without fonts, evaluate the .NET MICR Forms Control or the ASP.NET MICR Server Control.

MICR E-13B and CMC-7 Font Features:

MICR E13-B font sample for MICR encoding on bank checks and draftsThe IDAutomationMICR font is a special font used on bank checks and drafts in the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, Panama, UK, and a few other countries to print MICR characters for magnetic recognition and optical character recognition systems. The IDAutomationMICR font contains ten specially designed numeric characters 0 through 9, and the four special symbols: transit, amount, on-us and dash. 

CMC-7 MICR font sample for MICR encoding on bank checks and draftsThe IDAutomationCMC7 font is a special MICR barcode font used in Mexico, France, Spain and most Spanish speaking countries to print characters for magnetic recognition and optical character recognition systems. The IDAutomationCMC7 MICR font contains ten specially designed numeric characters 0 through 9, and five special symbols. 

  • Both the MICR E13B and CMC-7 fonts were created according to ISO (International Standards Organization) specifications. The MICR E13B font also complies with strict ABA and ANSI standards.
  • Visual Basic source code (for MICR E13B only) is included with every order. The VB source code has been extracted from a working check printing application and should provide ideas as well as guidance for automated methods of printing bank checks with the MICR E-13B font.
  • After purchasing the MICR E13B font license, the MICR font placement guidelines will be released. The MICR font placement guidelines have been compiled from the ISO standards for MICR E-13B fonts and are summarized in an easy-to-understand document.
  • 24 versions of the MICR E13-B and 4 versions of the CMC-7 font are provided in TrueType, OpenType, PostScript and PCL to support different print intensities.
  • The TrueType versions of the MICR E13B and CMC-7 fonts are compatible with all versions of Microsoft Windows including Windows 10 and Server 2016.
  • Binary and ASCII versions of the PostScript versions of the MICR font are provided.
  • Separate PostScript and TrueType files are also provided for support of Mac systems.

Pay by Credit Card  IDAutomation offers secure, encrypted online ordering by credit card and immediate delivery via download after the order is approved. Other ordering options.

NOTE: It is recommended to use high-quality MICR toner with MICR fonts; order MICR toner or supplies. All online ordering is secure.

For an economical MICR Check Reader, IDAutomation offers the MagTek MiniMICR Readers. This reader can auto-discriminate documents encoded with either E-13B or CMC-7 fonts.