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What is gLabels-qt?

gLabels-qt is the development version of the next major version of gLabels (a.k.a. glabels-4).

What's new in gLabels 4?

  • A complete rewrite, based on the Qt5 framework.
  • A new UI layout based on common activities.
  • Cross-platform support
  • User-defined variables
  • Support for continuous-roll labels
  • Many new product templates


Latest Release

There are currently no official releases of gLabels 4.

Continuous Integration Snapshots

Continuous integration snapshots are not official releases. These snapshots represent the latest bleeding-edge development (unstable) code. Please, DO NOT use it in a production environment. Do not expect compatibility or consistency of features between snapshots.

Pre-release Linux AppImage and Windows installer binaries are available in Releases.

Some third-party packages are also available:

Platform Files Notes
Archlinux Archlinux User Repository Page Maintained by Mario Blättermann
Ubuntu PPA Page Maintained by Kristopher Ives

Build Instructions

Help Needed

Please see docs/


gLabels-qt is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

gLabels-qt is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

See LICENSE in this directory.

The following sub-components are also made available under less restrictive licensing:


gLabels-qt currently includes a version of the glbarcode++ library, located in the "glbarcode/" subdirectory. It is licensed under the GNU LESSER GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE (LGPL); either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version. See glbarcode/LICENSE.

Template Database

The XML files in the "templates/" subdirectory constitute the glabels label database. No copyright is claimed on the facts contained within the database and can be used for any purpose. The files themselves are licensed using the MIT/X license. See templates/LICENSE.