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Guildford, Surrey, GU1 1RU, UK

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Javelin Designer software

Print cards for your staff and team members, using our easy-to-use Javelin Designer card producer. Its simple drag-and-drop functionality and pre-made card templates help to save you time, so you can create and print cards in a few clicks of a button.

Create colourful and striking, high quality cards

Create and design ID or membership cards with our user-friendly card designer software Javelin Designer. It has been created with an intuitive card design and management system that can be upgraded to meet your needs. Javelin Designer gives you all the tools you need to create the perfect cards quickly and effortless.

Create unique card designs and templates to save you time when issuing cards directly to your staff, clients, visitors, and members. In a few simple steps, Javelin Designer will make it easy for you to create, connect, encode, and produce your cards. The possibilities are endless when it comes to creating cards!

Easy to download, quick to design

Javelin Designer can be upgraded to come with several optional pre-loaded card designs for you to choose from which can be used as the foundation design and then customised to your specific design requirements. Javelin Designer gives you the tools to create ID badges and membership cards quickly and easily.

Upgradable software package

Like our Javelin Jack bundle, Javelin Designer is upgradable to any version which gives further flexibility in your card designs and additional software features such as a database connection. The drag-and-drop feature means you can easily add fields to your card layout without the need for complicated manual mapping of fields that other software programs require.

See which option best fits your needs. Unsure of the right option or looking to upgrade your current software package?

Call 0800 505 3828 or email for more information.

Compare our software packages


Price labelling software

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Design tools, printing tools, images tools, allergen and icon image library, unlimited internal database


Entry level software

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Design tools, printing tools, image tools, limited to 200 records, Magnetic stripe encoding


Everything in Create

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Advanced: design tools, printing tools and image tools. Unlimited records. CSV, MS, DB and Paradox connectivity.


Everything in Connect

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Face recognition. Unlimited templates per layout. Multiple database connections. MS SQL server and MY SQL connectivity.


Everything in Enhanced

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Encoding: MIFARE® Classic, HID® proximity reading. Plug-in support.


Everything in Ultimate

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Encoding: MIFARE® DESFire and MIFARE® SAM reading. Advanced scripting.
Software features
Free lifetime updates ✅  ✅  ✅ 
Design tools and functionality features
Various card sizes CR80 CR80 All sizes All sizes All sizes All sizes
Add card templates Unlimited 5 Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited
Pre-defined templates
Step-by-step card design wizard
Text, image, and drawing objects
1D Barcodes
Manual data entries
Grouping templates
Background removal
2D Barcodes
Export card preview
Unlimited layouts per template
Printing features
Print to windows printers
Single and dual sided printing
UV Panel printing
Batch printing
Windows print manager
Network printing SBS
Photos, signatures, and image features
Image tools editor
DirectShow webcam support
Twain image Acquisition
Canon camera support
Copy and paste photos
Advanced photo options
Signature pad support
Automatic face recognition
Database connectivity
Internal database ✅ Unlimited ✅ Up to 200 records ✅ Unlimited ✅ Unlimited ✅ Unlimited ✅ Unlimited
MS Excel connectivity
CSV and text DB connectivity ✅ CSV import/export only
Paradox connectivity
MS SQL server connectivity (native)
MySQL Connectivity (native)
Active directory read and write (LDAP)
Encoding features
Magnetic encoding
HID® Proximity reading
MIFARE® Classic 1K and 4K
Other features
ID scanner support
Fingerprint scanner support
Paxton Net2 access control data connector Plugin Plugin
Contact card encoding Plugin Plugin
MIFARE® Ultralight Plugin Plugin
iClass & SEOS reading Plugin Plugin

Try it first for free!

We offer a free trial that will let you explore and get the feel for the Javelin Designer software package.
Download the Javelin Designer Software (Requires activation code).
Please note: Javelin Designer is only available on Windows operating systems.

Please contact for details of how you can get a full version of Javelin Designer.

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