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CardExchange® Press
ID Card Production with Inline Smart Encoding
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Introducing CardExchange® Press

Go beyond traditional ID card design software by using our secure, cloud linked workspace for individuals or teams to create, manage, and print ID badges.

CardExchange® Press ID card designer tool allows your organization to centralize card issuance and maintain continuity within your secure IDs. CardExchange® Press ensures a high level of data security and convenient access from any device with proven security features from one of the best platforms on the market.

CardExchange® Press is based on our highly succesful CardExchange® Producer Enterprise edition product and the Press therefore supports all features from the highest edition including inline encoding for MIFARE® Classic and DESFire EV1, 2.

The Press has a pre-defined connection directly to the cloud back-office and enrollment and production is supported directly from the Controller CMS interface.

NOTE: A Controller CMS subscription is needed to subscribe and use this application.


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Advanced ID Card Designer

Create your own design from a blank canvas or use one of our pre-loaded designs. CardExchange® Press lets you bring your creative side when creating your card. Choose fonts and add images, graphics, barcodes, magnetic stripe, and much more. Powerful graphic tools let you control every aspect of the design until you see the card you envision.

Easy and Wizard Driven

CardExchange® Press card printing software gives you all the tools you need to create the perfect card for your organization in a simple and easy way. Within a few steps, CardExchange® Press makes it easy to create, connect, encode, and produce cards, all based on easy and intuitive wizards! And there you have it: a beautifully designed, fresh, high-quality card created in minutes.

Supports All ID Card Formats

Whether you'd like to print a standard CR80 ID Card format or a larger security badge, CardExchange® Press has the capacity to design any type of format you desire. Just choose from an array of standard sizes or enter your own dimensions.

Contactless Encoding

When it comes to inline encoding, CardExchange® Press has multiple features and functioinality to program your card. With an easy-to-use wizard, CardExchange® Press enables you to produce contactless cards in just a few steps. From MIFARE® Classic to MIFARE® DESFire EV1 we have the right solution for you!

Supports All Windows Printers

Whether you print to a local computer or you print to a print farm at one central location, CardExchange® Press gives you control of all your print jobs and supports most of the main ID card printer brands. Offering easy production from any location on the network. Large print jobs with multiple printers can be managed with ease using our optional Print Dispatcher and Print Server module that enables you to: have load balancing of print jobs; redirect print jobs if there is a printer problem to another printer; confirmation of completed print jobs; card encoding management; and more.

Support 1D and 2D Barcodes

As the popularity of barcodes progress, CardExchange® Press also supports all common barcodes formats for 1D as well for 2D. Define a field containing the correct barcode information or concatenate multiple fields, select the correct barcode font, and print you ID on the spot.

Press Overview
The Press
Starting From $10 per month

Advance your ID Card Management application with our powerful ID Card Designer. Central and de-central printing including inline encoding has never been so easy!

CardExchange® Press Feature Highlights

  • Print any Card or Document Size
  • Step-by-Step Card Design Wizard
  • Text, Image, and Drawing Objects
  • Image Opacity Masking
  • 1D and 2D Barcodes
  • Background Removal
  • Field Formatting
  • Profile Controlled Card Layouts
  • Windows Printer Support
  • Single and Double Sided Printing
  • UV Panel Printing
  • Batch Printing
  • Image Tools Editor
  • DirectShow and Twain Support
  • Canon Camera Support
  • Face Recognition
  • Template Grouping
  • Automatic CMS Database Connection
  • Advanced Data Filtering
  • Login Feature
  • Magnetic Encoding
  • MIFARE® Classic Encoding
  • DESFire EV1 Encoding
  • Multiple Language Support

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