Lightweight, proven

Since 2006, CR8 Card Printing Software has been used worldwide by schools, colleges, clubs, churches, government departments and corporations.

CR8 Card Printing Software - Printers

Printer Support: Single and double sided printing to almost any model card printer with Windows printer driver (Fargo, Zebra, Evolis, Magicard etc).

CR8 Card Printing Software - Text and Image

Text and Images: Static and data-driven text, formatted Rich Text. All common image file-types supported. Data-driven images from database binary objects or simple path/filename data fields.

CR8 Card Printing Software - Image Capture

Image Capture: On-the-fly image capture for identity card production. Interfaces to most cameras, webcams and scanners with either Twain or Windows Video Capture. Option to save captured image files to database.

CR8 Card Printing Software - Magstripe and Barcodes

Magstripe and Barcodes Supports a wide range of printer models by using control characters for magstripe encoding. Standard barcode types: Code 39, Code 93, Code 128, Interleaved 2 of 5, EAN, CODABAR. 2D barcodes: QR Code, Micro QR and PDF417.

CR8 Card Printing Software - Database

Database Connectivity: Internal engine for delimited or fixed spaced data files. ODBC driver connection to other data types (Excel, Access, SQL Server, MySQL, Oracle, PostgreSQL etc). SQL queries and unicode database support.

CR8 Card Printing Software - Virtual Fields

Virtual Data Fields: Simple scripting enables data fields to be combined and formatted. Scripting supports logical arguments, automatic counters and output of log files.

CR8 Card Printing Software - Manual Input

Manual Input: Templates can be created for easy manual personalisation when a data connection is not required. Adding and editing data records is supported with data connection.

CR8 Card Printing Software - Command Line

Command-line Automation: Print from an external application, Python script, .bat file etc using command line options. Batch print from multiple data files, apply SQL Queries or print to different printers.

Single licensing tier

CR8 Card printing Software has only one licensing tier - with all of the above features.

CR8 Card Printing Software is not in active development (meaning no more major feature upgrades) but will continue to be fully supported indefinitely. There may be free minor updates or fixes released from time to time.