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Alphacard X2 Edition

Key Features
  • Price Range: $$ of $$$$
  • All Features of Plus, AND:
    • ODBC Compliant
    • Full password protection
    • Easily add additional seats on the network
Buying Guide

How many cards will you likely print in the first year?

  • 100 or less
  • 101 to 500
  • 501 or more
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Alphacard X2 Edition

Alpha Card's X2 edition is at the forefront of ID card printing technology and their most powerful package. Offering features such as password protection, variable text and barcodes, and magnetic stripe capabilities, the X2 is perfect for applications where security is key.

The X2 is also designed with the user in mind. Optimized to accelerate the creation and printing process, X2 allows you to create a professional photo ID card in minutes while still preserving its advanced security features.

The Alphacard X2 Edition interfaces seamlessly with nearly all major ID card printers, including brands like Fargo, Magicard and Zebra. With no confusing printer setup, X2 makes the printing process more efficient than ever. X2 also integrates effortlessly with digital cameras, scanners and other TWAIN and WIA-compatible devices, and provides easy image insertion and full database management support.

Supporting a wide range of database connectivity, the X2 Edition enables access and management of multiple data sources such as Microsoft Access, Microsoft Excel, FoxPro, dBase, MySQL and others. Its integrated editor and other advanced filtering options give you unparalleled power and flexibility.

Even though the X2 Edition is the most powerful photo ID card printing software available, it is still priced below competing products. Let the AlphaCard X2 Edition accelerate your business.


Design Features
  • WYSIWYG Editor
  • International character set support
  • Transparency and Layers
  • Double-sided design
  • Duplex printing
  • Password Protection

Security Features

  • Magnetic stripe
  • Watermark effect
  • Barcodes
  • Photographs
  • Signatures

Command Line Tool

  • Print documents in one easy step
  • Batch file processing
  • Select records using SQL statements
  • Comprehensive print options
  • Log file support
  • Integrates with other applications

Database Support

  • Microsoft Access, Excel, FoxPro
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • dBase
  • MySQL
  • Oracle
  • Text/CSV
  • ODBC and OLE DB Support
  • Integrated standalone database
  • Built-in database editor
  • Networking and data sharing support
  • Photo database management
Printer Support
  • Laser
  • Inkjet
  • Thermal
  • Datacard
  • Evolis
  • Fargo
  • Zebra/Eltron
  • Magicard
  • Matica Chica
  • Intermec
  • Ediguard

Barcode Symbologies

  • PDF417 -2D Barcode
  • Data Matrix -2D Barcode
  • CODE-39 FULL ASCII – Code 3 of 9 Extended
  • CODE-128 – Code A, B,C

Image Acquisition Support

  • Digital camera support
  • Webcam support
  • Flatbed scanner support
  • Image file insertion support
Label Stock and Media
  • Predefined template library containing more than 2,500 label and card stock
  • Avery label and card stock
  • PVC Cards - CR80, CR90, CR100

Data Automation Features

  • Serial numbers- decimal, alphabetical, alpha-numeric, scientific, more
  • Date and Time fields
  • Form fields for print-time manual data feeding.
Barcode Options
  • Exact bar width specification
  • Exact wide-to-narrow bar ratio specification
  • Bar reduction option
  • Fixed data source
  • Variable data source - database, counter and print-time
  • Manual Code Feeding

System Requirements

Minimum System Requirements

  • Windows 98/NT/ME/2000/XP/.NET
  • Pentium III
  • 64 MB RAM
  • 32 MB Disk