Simplify the entire ID card creation process with feature-rich CardPresso XL Software, the all-in-one photo ID card management solution. This fully-featured software is built with the tools you’ll need to produce quality, professional-looking cards every time, complete with pre-defined templates, clipart, and comprehensive graphic and design libraries. Easily start creating one- or two-sided plastic cards with your company’s branding elements as well as personalized employee information.
Windows & Mac compatibility
Not only is CardPresso XL Software Windows compatible, it’s also an industry first with Mac OSX compatibility. And if your card printing changes or grows over time, CardPresso XL features seamless upgrades to higher, more detailed editions. Each includes free automatic updates when they become available.
User-friendly interface with versatile design tools
CardPresso XL was designed with an intuitive WYSIWYG (what-you-see-is-what-you-get) interface that displays real-time changes as you make them – quickly and seamlessly guiding you through the entire card design creation process. From adding a logo or image to selecting the exact colors, font, and text you want displayed on a card, designing a high-quality ID card couldn’t be easier.
Import logos, images, and clipart in a variety of formats to comprehensively customize your card’s design. Images can also be resized to fit your card space with the FaceCrop tool that detects and automatically crops faces. Best of all, the preview function gives you a true representation of exactly what your card will look like once it’s printed.
With the built-in editor design tool, you can easily manipulate and adjust images with precision, giving you the flexibility to control:
You can also:Multi-purpose printing preferences
- color balance
- monochrome conversions
Print on one side or both sides of your card – in small, medium, or large batches – and enjoy consistent, reliable card quality. There’s also batch, auto, and conditional printing to help simplify your ID card production process. Operation logs and user management tools in CardPresso XL control the ID card application and print activity, and this can be used to audit the number of cards and the amount of data printed by a user.Extensive external database capability
CardPresso Software XL has a standard internal database that features photo connection and holds unlimited records for more convenient data management and protection.CardPresso XL features .XLS, XLSX, .CSV, and .TXT database connections. It works with most common database engines including Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, MySQL, Sybase, and others, supporting those databases that are ODBC/OLE DB compliant. To establish a link to the external database you’ll be using, simply run the ODBC manager.You have the ability to search (query) your database records, and select them within the software. Additionally, CardPresso XL supports OLE objects and photos on database records.Advanced encoding and security options
CardPresso XL Software lets you create 1D and 2D barcodes, QR (Quick Response) codes, and magnetic stripe encoding for a trusted layer of security for your ID cards. The XL version provides greater flexibility with the option of smart card, contactless RFID, and Mifare Ultralight encoding. In addition, you can add the cardholder’s signature for an extra level of ID recognition and security. Simple installation and upgrades
Delivered on a USB key (“flash drive”), CardPresso XL downloads and installs on your computer in a matter of only a few minutes so you can get started creating your ID cards right away. Upgrades to advanced versions can be made at any time, quickly and conveniently, should your business needs change. Simply load CardPresso software onto your computer with the included USB key. CardPresso provides free and responsive technical support. In addition, supportive online tutorials, videos, and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) are available. Ideal for:
- Corporate ID cards
- Access control cards
- Company badges
- ID cards with medical alerts
- Photo ID cards
- Visitor badges
- Student ID cards
- Membership cards
CardPresso Xl Software Specifications
|Printing Capability||Full-color one-sided or two-sided (duplex) capabilities|
CSV/Text, MS Excel, MS SQL, MySQL and ODBC
Internal database with unlimited records
|Encoding||1-D (linear) & 2-D barcodes, QR Codes|
Magnetic encoding options
Contact and contactless SmartCards (Windows Based Installations Only)
|Card Management||Import images|
Integrated photo capture
Add unlimited data fields
|Options||Upgrade to XXL editions|
|System Requirements||800MHz Intel® Processor|
512MB of RAM
500MB of free disk space
1024x768 monitor resolution
1 USB Port
Compatible Operating Systems:
Microsoft® Windows® XP with Service Pack 3, Windows Vista (32-bit or 64-bit), Windows 7 (32-bit or 64-bit), Windows 8 (32-bit or 64-bit), Mac OS X (Intel processor only)
You will receive a CardPresso XXS version software pen with a pre-loaded upgrade to the XL version.