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  • CardPresso Card Management Software Version Upgrades

CardPresso Card Management Software Version Upgrades

As your business or institution grows, your ID card production needs will evolve. With CardPresso upgrades, you are sure to have the perfect software solution for your requirements.  CardPresso is a simple-to-use software compatible with all printers, available in 5 editions (XXS, XS, XM, XL, XXL). Create, encode and produce your perfect ID or security badge with your Mac or PC.

To see the complete specifications and comparisons of all software editions click here

About CardPresso Card Management Software Version Upgrades


CardPresso XXS

The entry level CardPresso XXS is packed with card design and printing features, from predefined templates, Barcodes 1D, WIA/TWAIN and DirectShow acquisition as well as magnetic encoding. Full set-up is by USB key with free updates and automatic upgrades so you’ll never be left behind with the latest technology.


  • USB key set-up and key protection
  • Card templates with clipart and shapes tools
  • Image, text and effects editor
  • Front and back printing and batch print manager
  • Magnetic encoding

CardPresso XS

In addition to all the features you need to design and print your perfect ID card, CardPresso XS includes access to .XLS, .CSV and .TXT databases. Use XS to browse and find records in your database, edit records and link images to database fields.


  • Connects to any standard database
  • Browse & edit database records
  • Link images to your database fields

CardPresso XM

In addition to all the features you need to design and print your perfect ID card, CardPresso XM includes local MS Access connection, allows for photos on your database, has a FaceCrop tool for face recognition, 2D barcodes and SmartCard plugin.


  • Query & select database records
  • Add photos to records
  • Use SmartCard plugin

CardPresso XL

In addition to all the features you need to design and print your perfect ID card, CardPresso XL includes an ODBC connection to external databases, contactless RFID encoding with internal and external support, multi-layout card designs, autoprint & conditional printing, operation logs and signature acquisition.


  • Multi-layout design options
  • Autoprint & conditional printing
  • ODBC connection to external databases
  • Contactless RFID encoding

CardPresso XXL

In addition to all the features you need to design and print your perfect ID card, the top-of-the-range CardPresso XXL includes advanced features such as DESFire encoding, a web print server and a net licence for up to 16 PCs.


  • Licence for 16 PCs
  • Web print server
  • DESFire encoding

About CardPresso Card Management Software

Next generation ID card software upgrade

CardPresso is available in five editions – XXS, XS, XM, XL and XXL – all designed with friendly, easy usage in mind. As your business or institution grows, or your ID card production requirements become more complex, simply purchase the next level of CardPresso to suit your needs. See below for the individual features of each CardPresso edition.

If you are unsure or need advice, please call or contact us via email or the chat function on your screen. Please note: the original licence number must be provided at time of ordering upgrade or additional licences.

Utilising the most recent advances in ID security and information technology, CardPresso offers the next generation plastic card production software for both Mac and PC users. The install files are supplied with a licence dongle and card design templates stored locally so that the software can be deployed anywhere.

With CardPresso technical support, you’re never on your own. Technotes, video tutorials, phone, Skype and email support are all available to help you with your ID card production.

CardPresso software is compatible with every printer, helping you to create ID cards for access control, for students, visitors and employees in a user-friendly way. You can connect to the most common database types, including Access and Excel and CardPresso’s Edit View can be used as a powerful alternative database for entry level users.

With no additional plug-ins required, direct encoding is supported using the Printer Driver or printer SDKs and all PC/SC compliant encoders are supported by CardPresso. In addition, SmartCard Face detection is available on XM and XL editions.

CardPresso requires Microsoft Windows XP, Windows Vista (32 or 64 bit), Windows 7 (32 or 64 bit), Intel Pentium 800MHz processor, 512MB RAM, 500MB available hard disk space, 1024x768 monitor resolution and 1 USB port.

Why Choose ID Card Centre?

At ID Card Centre, we genuinely care about our customers. Whether you're purchasing for the first time or one of our many long-standing clients. When purchasing with us, our guarantees to you are:

•    All in stock orders when placed before 3pm will be shipped the same day.

•    We guarantee 100% satisfaction or your money back.

•    Price match guarantee on all our products.

Still unsure? Contact us today through our live chat or call us on 01604 422 422.

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Our extensive product experience, honest advice and technical support along with our price match promise, low cost and fast delivery options and hassle free returns means we're sure you'll be more than satisfied with the service from ID Card Centre!

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We offer four secure payment options for all web orders.  

  • All Major Credit and Debit Cards including American Express
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Delivery Times for UK

 Delivery Times for Europe

Delivery Times for Asia 

Delivery Times for USA and the Rest of the World 

UPS Standard

Next business day Flat rate of £6.50 + VAT per web order, free on orders over £150 

2 - 3 business days from despatch

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Not available

UPS (Express) Saver

Next business day by 12pm

Next business day delivery

2 - 5 business days from despatch

1 - 2 business days from despatch

UPS Express

Next business day by 10.30am

Next business day by 12pm

2 - 4 business days by 12pm

1 - 2 business days by 12pm

UPS (Worldwide)   Express Plus 

Next business day by 9am

Next business day by 9am

2 - 4 business days by 9am

1 - 2 business days by 9am

Shipping amounts for all UPS services other than our Standard Flat Rate shipping are calculated on weight and volume at the checkout.

If you need same day or weekend delivery we may be able to arrange this so please contact us before placing your order.


If you want to find out information about our returns policy then click here.

 Features         XXS         XS         XM         XL        XXL
  Software Box & Installation
Full Setup on USB Key
USB Key Protection
Digital Manual (PDF)
Card Templates
Clipart & Shapes
  Tools & Image
Template Browser
DirectShow Image Acquisition
WIA & TWAIN Image Acquisition
Image Acquisition through camera SDK    
Barcodes 1D
QR Code  
Barcodes 2D    
Face Crop    
Variable Objects
Open Image From File
Built-in Image Editor
Image Effects
Import Image from Clipart
Database Sources
Signature Acquisition
Fingerprint Acquisition      
Users Allowances      
Audit Report      
  User Interface
Text Edit in Card Design
Script Tab    
Database View
Encoding View      
Multi-layout Designs      
Production Mode  
Print Spooler
Front & Back Printing
Ethernet Printers Support
Overlay/ UV/ F Panel Management      
Batch Printing
Auto-print (Windows Only)      
Conditional Printing      
Web Print Server (Windows Only)        
XLS, XLSX, CSV & TXT connection  
Internal Database with Photo Connection
Database Table Create & Edit
Browse & Find Records
MS Access & SQLite with Photo Field    
Search (query) Records    
OLE Objects & Photo on Database Records    
Print through Database Record Selection    
ODBC Connection to External Database      
Magnetic Encoding
Contact Smartcard Plugin (Windows Only)      
Contact Smartcard Encoding (Windows Only)      
Contactless RFID Encoding (Windows Only)      
Internal & External RFID Encoder Support (Windows Only)      
Mifare CLASSIC & Ultralight (Windows Only)      
Mifare DESFire (Windows Only)        
Free Updates
Automatic Edition Upgrades
Net License* up to 16 PC's belonging to the same scope and sub-net        
*Mac version only supports client installation
ID Software Solutions
Manufacturer CardPresso
Software Type Card Management
Operating System Windows
Software Features Contactless Encoding,Network Licencing

CardPresso Card Management Software Version Upgrades

  • Brand: CardPresso
  • Product Code: 80-5000
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  • Availability: In Stock
  • £110.11

  • Inc Tax: £132.13

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