CardStudio™ ID Card Design Software

Extend your card design capabilities with Zebra's CardStudio™ card printer software. This simple-to-learn, yet feature-rich software makes loyalty card, gift card, and ID card design easy.

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CARDSTUDIO™ Downloads

  • CardStudio Demo Edition Version 1.25 (English)

    Design and print professional-quality card from your Zebra card printer with CardStudio Card design software. Download CardStudio software will operate in Professional, Enterprise, Standard or Classic Edition. Download to replace existing CardStudio software to version release 1.25. Software will operate in demo mode if no license key is detected. Click on the 'Language Versions' tab above for other versions.

     Download 74 MB
  • CardStudio Demo Edition Version 1.27 (English)

    Design and print professional-quality card from your Zebra card printer with CardStudio Card design software. Download CardStudio software will operate in Professional, Enterprise, Standard or Classic Edition. Download to replace existing CardStudio software to version release 1.25. Software will operate in demo mode if no license key is detected. Click on the 'Language Versions' tab above for other versions.

     Download 80 MB
  • CardStudio QuickCard Design Card File Library

    The following download contains the CardStudio QuickCard Design file library. This optional download is included and automatically installed as part of the CardStudio CD install file. If you are installing CardStudio from the web download links above and wish to install this optional library of sample card designs please download this separate file and run the Installer this after you have installed CardStudio.

     Download 257 MB
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  • QuikCard ID Solution
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  • ZXP Series 8

Minimum System Requirements

  • IBM Compatible PC with a at least 2 GB of memory recommended
  • Microsoft Windows XP, Windows 7, Sever 2003/2008, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10
  • Disk space: 250 MB with partial clipart, 500 MB with full Clipart and Quick Card Designs
  • Mouse or other Windows-compatible pointing device
  • CD-ROM
  • Internet access required for software license key activation
  • Installed Zebra Card Printer Microsoft Certified Windows printer driver
  • Terminal Services, Remote Desktop and Virtual Machines not supported

 

Language Support

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish
  • Danish
  • Czech
  • Korean
  • Japanese
  • Traditional Chinese
  • Simplified Chinese

 

CardStudio 1.27

Classic Edition

Standard Edition

Enterprise Edition

Professional Edition

Download Demo Edition

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DESIGN FEATURES

 

 

 

 

Full-colour design capabilities, dual-sided cards

Yes

Yes

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Image acquisition (VFW, TWAIN, WIA, DS, FILE)

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Multi-layout card designs

No

No

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Clip art manager

No

Yes

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Printing variables (date time, counters, concatenation, keyboard input)

Yes

Yes

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Quick card design

Yes

Yes

Yes

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Face Snap plug-in

No

Option

Option

Option

BARCODE SUPPORT

 

 

 

 

Barcodes 1-D – Code 39,128

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Barcodes 1-D – All

No

Yes

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Barcodes 2-D

No

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ENCODING

 

 

 

 

Magnetic encoding (ISO, JIS)

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Yes

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Contact and contactless smart card wizard

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SECURITY FEATURES

 

 

 

 

Signature panel,  login security

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No

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DATABASE FEATURES

 

 

 

 

Excel® and CSV database import

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Yes

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Internal Database connectivity

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No

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Database editing view and conditional layout printing from database

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No

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ODBC connectivity to external databases

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NETWORKING

 

 

 

 

Network printing support

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Yes

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Yes

Concurrent Multi-user,  Network License Key option

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Yes

Cardstudio Manuals

  • CardStudio™ Setup and Install Guide

    P1063446-001 Rev. A

    Download 1 MB
  • Cardstudio Activation Key Manager (en)

    P1040627

    Download 1 MB
  • CardStudio Tech Note: Configuring Windows for Concurrent-Use Network License Key Use

    P1079115-001 RevA

    Download 2 MB
  • CardStudio Reference Manual (en)

    P1029261-001 Rev A

    Download 16 MB

CARDSTUDIO™ White Papers

Language Version Downloads