ID Works Photo Identification Card Software

Sophisticated badging software for professional ID programs

Produce high-quality cards simply and securely with ID Works® identification software. You'll enjoy the features, functionality and scalability needed to seamlessly create card and report designs, production forms and databases.

ID Works

This flexible, powerful platform comes in four unique editions:

  • ID Works® Intro identification software for entry-level ID cards
  • ID Works® Basic identification software for essential card design and printing
  • ID Works® Standard identification software for advanced card design and database management with contact and contactless smart card support
  • ID Works® Enterprise identification software for sophisticated security and contact and contactless smart card support

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System Requirements

  • Microsoft® Windows®-based operating system
    • Microsoft® Windows® 2000*
    • Microsoft® Windows® XP Professional or Home Edition*
    • Microsoft® Windows® Vista™
    • Microsoft® Windows® 7**
    • Microsoft® Windows® 8**
    • Microsoft® Windows® 10**
  • Web browser
    • Internet Explorer v5.01 or later
  • Processor
    • 500 MHz Pentium® processor (1.5 GHz Pentium 4 recommended)
  • Memory
    • 128 MB Ram (256 MB recommended)
    • 100 MB hard disk space for application (not including database)
    • 10 MB hard disk space on drive C for installation of sample database sample photos
    • 15 MB hard disk space for Adobe® Acrobat Reader® (if not already installed)
  • Color
    • 16-bit color - 65,536 colors (cameras may require higher color)
  • Resolution
    • 800 x 600 screen resolution (1024 x 768 screen resolution recommended)
  • Peripherals
    • CD-ROM drive
    • Available USB port
*Installing the latest service pack for your operating system is recommended.

**32 and 64 bit (with 64 bit, may require an add'l download)
Datacard® Tru™ Signature Solution/Software
Easily capture any user's signature electronically and apply it to a photo ID card for an additional layer of security.

Datacard® ID Works® Visitor Manager Software
Register and monitor visitors automatically just by scanning a government-issued credential.

Datacard® ID Works® Designer Software
Design professional-looking cards and reports from scratch, or choose from a library of templates to get started.

Datacard® ID Works® Production Software
Integrate with your existing database to capture text and images and print out personalized cards.

Datacard® ID Works® SDK Software
Customize ID Works® software to maximize your unique needs with this robust, easy-to-use kit.

Smart Card Designer Tool
Create and test new smart card designs in a matter of minutes instead of days.

Capture Server Software
Integrate Datacard capture solutions with your enrollment software.

Print Server Software
Create specific printer or encoder plug-ins that can be used with ID Works software.