CardStudio Professional Photo ID Card Software

MSRP: $1325 each

We are excited to announce the new CardStudio™ ID card software for Zebra ID card printers. The Standard edition features simple database capabilities, additional print functionality and 2D bar codes, as well as an internal database, more card design templates, magnetic encoding support and the ability to import text files.

Features magnetic stripe encoding capabilities! CardStudio will be sold globally under the ZMotif™ line up and will support all current and legacy Zebra ID card printers—both direct-to-card and retransfer. By offering three versions of the product with a range of features and price points—and by enabling upgrades from the more basic versions to the more advanced—Zebra now offer the most complete ID card printing solution!

CardStudio features intuitive design, encoding and printing of simple to complexly designed ID cards, now available in 11 different languages worldwide. CardStudio ID card software is ideal for designing ID cards for access control, gift cards, loyalty and club cards, school identification and library ID cards and visitor badges. CardStudio’s Direct-to-Printer (D2P) technology optimizes print quality and performance by providing advanced print control functionality from card design elements directly to the ID card printer.

New capabilities and features such as new software only license manager, and D2P print technology demonstrate the Zebra commitment to deliver and innovate productivity software for ID cards across a wide range of industries and hardware/software solutions.


  • Full-color design capabilities, dual-sided cards
  • Design templates and template designer
  • Image acquisition (VFW, TWAIN, WIA, DS, FILE)
  • Multi layout card designs
  • ClipArt manager
  • Bar codes 1-D—Code 39, 128
  • Bar codes 1-D—All
  • Bar codes 2-D
  • Magnetic encoding (ISO, JIS)
  • Gen 2 RFID UHF encoding
  • Contact and contactless smart card encoding
  • Signature panel, biometric management, login security
  • MS® Excel® and CSV text files
  • Database connectivity MS Access®, ODBC connectivity—all databases
  • Database editing view, conditional layout printing from database/reports
  • Network print
  • Network print server

Minimum System Requirements:

  • IBM compatible PC with a Pentium microprocessor with at least 512 MB RAM (1 GB recommended
  • Microsoft Windows XP, Windows Vista or Windows 7 operating system
  • Disk space: 250 MB with partial clipart or 400 MB with full clipart installed
  • Mouse or other Windows-compatible pointing device
  • CD-ROM 8X or greater drive
  • Internet access required for software license key activation
  • Printer support via CardStudio Direct-to-Printer (D2P) technology or Zebra card printer Microsoft Windows certified drivers

See more Card Studio ID card softwares with Advantidge.

AdvantIDge offers a wide variety of all of the card printer systems, or other visitor management devices, to fill any of your asset tracking, visitor management, ID card software, or identification card needs. From card printers and supplies for issuance, through to badge clips and other peripherals to put them into your users hands. With more than 40 years of combined industry experience, we’re ready to help you achieve your identification goals. For specific information please contact our sales department at or call 800-965-5932 for more information on this update– we provide excellent customer service!