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CardPresso – ID Card Software

$ 62.95$ 2,119.95

Cardpresso is a full-featured ID card software for use with your MAC or PC. Design and print your company’s IDs in seconds. Each version can be electronically upgraded at a later time allowing you to expand your ID program with your growing business. All ID card design softwares from Easy Badges come with free lifetime remote desktop assistance and telephone support. Give Cardpresso a spin for 30 days with the free download below.

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What is CardPresso?

CardPresso is ID card software for PC and Macs that allows businesses of all sizes to easily design and print employee identity cards, visitor passes, access control cards, and more. Designed to be both powerful and user-friendly, this ID card software for PC and Mac comes in tiered editions with a wide range of features to ensure that all your employee ID program requirements are met.

With CardPresso there is no need to outsource graphic designers or spend tons of money on expensive and confusing employee ID card software programs. With Cardpresso software, creating and printing professional-quality, branded identity cards has never been easier or more cost-effective.

Improve the Way Your Business Operates

Employee name badges have many benefits for the companies that opt to use them. From keeping office spaces secure to creating a sense of belonging to facilitating employee conversations, company ID cards have a variety of useful functions.

Perhaps the most useful function of employee identity cards is workplace safety. Companies that implement ID badges into their daily operations are taking an important step to help protect their office environments from violence and unauthorized intruders.

CardPresso Software Key Features Overview:

    • Easily create employee ID cards, access control cards, visitor passes and more
    • Save time and money; avoid the hassle of outsourcing your ID card design and printing production
    • Simplified image treatment and card encoding
    • Connect to any database
    • Run CardPresso card designer software on both Mac and Windows PCs
    • Group and user login management
    • Full setup on a USB security dongle
cardpresso-XXS  XXS (CP1000) comes with the basic features for ID design and ID printing. It includes predefined templates, signature acquisition, 1D Barcodes, WIA/TWAIN and Direct Show acquisition as well as Magnetic encoding.

Xcardpresso-xsS (CP1100) adds, among other features, QR codes, .XLS, .CSV and .TXT database connection, Database View and Link Image to DB field. 

cardpresso-xmXM (CP1200) adds, among other features, local MS Access connection, Photo on database, Face-crop tool for face recognition and 2D barcodes.

 cardpresso-XLXL (CP1300) adds ODBC connection, RFID Contactless direct encoding, Smartcard plugin, Multi-Layout card designs, Conditional printing, Operation Logs and many more!

Xcardpresso-xxlXL (CP1400) adds advanced features like DESFire, Web Print Server and Net License up to 16 PC’s.


CardPresso offers tiered pricing and different software editions to help businesses both small, large and everything in between find the right software solution for their employee ID badge programs. From simple features like image imports to advanced features to fingerprint acquisition, CardPresso software has extensive features that enable businesses to monitor their office spaces, keep track of employee hours, control access to restricted areas, build brand recognition and create a strong company culture.

CardPresso ID Card Print Software for PC and Mac XXS Lite to XXL Editions Comparison

For small businesses and big companies alike, CardPresso offers a wide range of photo ID design and printing features to best meet each company’s unique needs.

CardPresso ID card software for PC and Mac is available in basic XXS Lite to premium XXL editions, with mid-level solutions in between. What’s more is that any purchased CardPresso edition can easily be upgraded to meet the demands of a changing and growing business.

CardPresso XXS Lite Edition:

Get all the basic features you need to design employee ID cards, access control cards, visitor passes, and more. This lite edition includes predefined templates that can quickly and easily be edited, signature acquisition, an internal database that can hold up to 50 records, 1D barcodes, WIA/WAIN and DirectShow acquisition, and magnetic encoding. This version is only available free with the purchase of Evolis Zenius card printers.

CardPresso XXS Lite edition software is the ideal choice for small businesses and office managers that want to keep ID card design and printing costs low since it is free with the Zenius printer.

CardPresso XXS Edition:

CardPresso XXS edition software comes with great features needed to design and print employee ID cards. From predefined templates to a built-in image editor to 1D barcodes and more, CardPresso XXS has also offers an internal database that can hold unlimited records.

      • The CardPresso XXS edition ships with the Evolis Primacy Printer.
      • It can also be purchased from Easy Badges.

CardPresso XS Edition Key Features:

CardPresso XS offers predefined templates to front and back printing to text editing in Card Design, and more. Additionally, this software edition includes QR codes, .XLS, .XLSX, .CSV and .TXT database connection, database view, and link image to DB field.


CardPresso XM Edition Key Features:

Adds, among other features, local MS Access connection, Photo on database, Face-crop tool for face recognition and 2D barcodes.

CardPresso XL Edition Key Features:

For companies that need a more comprehensive employee ID creation and printing solution, CardPresso XL edition software has robust features that enable smooth business operations. Beyond basic features like image editors and template browsers, XL software includes ODBC connection, RFID contactless direct encoding and smartcard plugin, multi-layout card designs, conditional printing, operation logs, audit reports, fingerprint acquisition and more.

CardPresso XXL Edition Key Features:

Beyond advanced features such as fingerprint acquisition, encoding view and user allowances, CardPresso XXL software adds DESFire, web print server, conditional and auto printing options, making it an ideal option for mid-size to big businesses.

CardPresso XXL edition software also comes with a net license that will work with up to 16 PCs belonging to the same scope and office subnet. As a powerful and comprehensive ID card design and printing solution, CardPresso XXL doesn’t come with the heavy price tag of other employee ID creation programs.

Free Upgrades

When CardPresso releases new features, our software purchasers can easily download upgrades for free by simply going to the “CP” menu, clicking on “CardPresso License” and selecting “Check for upgrades.” If an upgrade is available, CardPresso will electronically download it to your Windows or Mac computer.

CardPresso XXS to XXL Editions Comparison Chart

For a complete overview of all the features offered by CardPresso card design software, see the convenient comparison chart on page 2 of the Cardpresso brochure.

Free ID Card Software for Mac

A USB security dongle is required and must be plugged into a computer in order for CardPresso software to run. A CardPresso “crack” isn’t available because a USB security key is required to remove the watermark from our free trial version.

Please note: a watermark will print on all ID cards created with the CardPresso demo software. To create and print ID cards without a watermark, the full version of CardPresso software must be purchased from

To try CardPresso today, visit: CardPresso Free Trial.

Free Online Learning Resources

At Easy Badges we value our customers. We provide multiple learning resources including online tutorials, manuals, videos, and FAQs to help our them get the most value out of CardPresso ID design and printing software.

Free Quality Tech Support

Customer satisfaction is our top priority, which is why we guaranteed free, high-quality technical support. At Easy Badges, our experts provide tech notes, video tutorials, email, phone and Skype support to our customers to ensure their questions and issues are resolved in an efficient and timely manner.

Why Your Business Should Invest in Employee ID Software

Office Safety & Security

Businesses that opt for ID badge programs are taking an important step to creating more secure workplaces for their employees and authorized visitors. ID cards enable security personnel and other employees to visibly identify the people entering and exiting their company offices and facilities.

Build a Strong Company Culture

Businesses that integrate ID cards into their day-to-day business operations are working towards creating a strong company culture. Given how a branded identity card is symbolic of the values and attitudes of a particular organization, implementing a company ID program can help foster a sense of belonging among employees.

Facilitate Communication Between Employees

Whether you’re a small, mid-size or large business remembering people’s names can be a challenge. Employee ID badges make it easy for employees, clients and visitors to address one another and help eliminate the awkwardness of having to try to remember someone’s name.

Promote Brand Awareness

Custom employee ID cards displaying your business logo can help raise brand awareness at a wide variety of places. Chances are that many employees will wear their IDs on lanyards or clip them onto their clothing inside and outside of your company offices. From quick lunch runs to the daily commute to trade shows and other industry events, CardPresso designed ID cards can help boost awareness about your brand at no extra cost.

Additional ID Card Functions

      • Proximity features: employees can use their ID cards to gain entry into offices and open doors within their workplaces. The cards preencoded prox information can be captured to collate the cards information to the user information in a database.
      • Smartcard encoding capability: this feature enables employees to access computers, doors, and other privileges using their ID cards
      • ID cards can be used as timecards; this can help HR departments keep better track of employee hours and avoid costly, time-consuming errors

Whether you’re a small, mid-size or large business, CardPresso has an employee ID design and printing solution for you. Our flexible and scalable software editions are designed to meet your ever-evolving business needs.

cardPresso minimum system requirements:

      • Windows 10® (32-bit or 64-bit)
      • Windows 8® (32-bit or 64-bit)
      • Windows 7® (32-bit or 64-bit)
      • Windows Vista® (32-bit or 64-bit)
      • Windows XP® with Service Pack 3
      • Windows Server 2003®
      • Windows Server 2008®
      • Windows Server 2012®
      • Mac OS X (Intel Processor only)
      • Intel® Pentium® 800MHz processor
      • 512MB of RAM
      • 500MB hard disk free space
      • 1024×768 monitor resolution
      • 1 USB port



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