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Upgrading is quick & easy; you can connect the new software to your existing cardholder database for a seamless migration. Get started today with a FREE 6 week trial.

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Choose the Right ID Software

AlphaCard ID Suite goes beyond basic ID card design & printing. Use this guide to select the right edition.

AlphaCard ID Suite Elite - $1,350

This is the most advanced edition, with smart card encoding & scripting functionality. If you need any of the following advanced features, choose Elite:

  • Read & write MIFARE Classic 1k and 4k, MIFARE DESFire EV1
  • HID Proximity (read only)
  • IronPython-based databases scripting support

AlphaCard ID Suite Professional - $900

This edition provides advanced database connectivity & data capture functionality. If you need any of the following features, choose Professional:

  • MySQL, MSSQL, Oracle, ODBC/OLE database connectivity
  • Connect with multiple databases simultaneously
  • Capture, store & print fingerprints (compatible with Topaz devices)
  • Import driver’s license information (compatible with Scanshell devices)
  • Conditional selection of card template based on database information
  • Include custom drop down menus in your design for easy data entry

AlphaCard ID Suite Standard - $600

This edition is the most popular, with flexible design & printing functionality.
If you need any of the following features, choose Standard:

  • Store unlimited amounts of cardholder information (database stores text only)
  • Connect to Microsoft Access, Excel & Text-based databases
  • Multiple single-license editions can connect to the same database
  • Design & switch between multiple card templates
  • Create & print 1D or 2D barcodes, including QR codes
  • Capture, store & print signatures (compatible with Topaz devices)
  • Security options include password protection & user-defined privileges

AlphaCard ID Suite Light - $175

This edition offers flexible ID card design & printing functionality. If you don’t require advanced features, but do need any of the following, choose Light:

  • Built-in database stores cardholder information (up to 200 records)
  • Includes basic pre-designed templates to help you get started
  • Create custom templates with the ID Card Design Wizard

Portable Secure USB Key - $100

The single-license editions may only be installed on one computer. To move the license between multiple computers, request the Secure USB Key add‑on. This is only available with the Standard, Professional, and Elite editions.

What you’ll get when
you upgrade:

  • The most advanced ID design, print & management features and functionality
  • Improved user experience with easier to use tools
  • Security options & password protection
  • FREE in-version updates
  • 1D & 2D barcode including QR codes
  • Canon flash camera integration
  • Windows 7 & 8 compatibility
  • Optional Secure USB Key to switch a single license between multiple PCs

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