ID Works Software Basic Edition

Product Summary

Datacard® ID Works® Basic identification software provides a complete, foundation package for start-up ID programs. It provides the core set of tools for creating card and report designs, creating production forms, entering and retrieving data, capturing images and sending jobs to card and paper printers. It is designed for seamless migration to other ID Works software packages.




  • Version 4.1 available in English, French, German, Japanese or Spanish
  • Basic data entry, card design, production, and reporting package
  • Capture images
  • Enter and retrieve data from a single database table
  • Multiple security levels




  • Microsoft® Windows-based operating system
    • Windows® 98
    • Windows NT®
    • Windows® 2000 Professional
    • Windows® Me
    • Windows® XP
  • Datacard supported ODBC-compliant databases:
    • Microsoft® Access 2002 and 2000
  • Compatible Datacard card printers:
    • Datacard® SP35, SP55, SP60 card printers (not supported by Windows NT® operating system)
    • Datacard® Select™ Platinum™ Series card printer
    • Datacard® Magna™ Class card printer with Advanced Imaging Technology™
    • Datacard® 275/280P/295 card personalization system (not supported by Windows® XP or Me)
    • Datacard® 150i desktop card personalization system (not supported by Windows® XP or Me)
  • Image capture options:
    • File input
    • TWAIN capture devices
    • Video for Windows capture devices
    • Datacard® Tru™ Photo Solutions
    • Datacard™ CS-100 Digital Camera
  • Customized reports for text and/or images
  • Shape drawing support for cards
  • Card photo field backdrop color removal
  • Set text attributes across multiple fields
  • ID Works application toolbar to simplify moving among applications
  • Update all selected records
  • Delete all selected records for single-table projects
  • Multiple undo/redo levels
  • Card reprint privilege
  • Datacard® Smart Driver™ printer driver
  • Retain aspect ratio on corner drag field resize
  • Flexible card and report design
  • Report block header and footer enhancements
  • User-defined card size: CR50, CR80, or custom
  • Advanced and named searches
  • Variable and static text fields
  • Text field masking
  • Move ID Works Designer application field forward or back one position
  • Move among fields in ID Works Designer application with tab key
  • Default data value for production form text fields
  • Static and variable graphic fields with transparent color option
  • Auto sequence field
  • Modify auto sequence field value on update
  • Allow editing of auto sequence field length
  • Auto new record mode
  • Word wrap option for static text
  • User-selectable photo file storage format
  • Auto-insert user name and system date
  • Time option for the date field
  • Customizable production forms
  • Auto-create production form
  • Production form size properties
  • Support for original graphics size DPI
  • Save JPEG at fixed file size
  • JPEG 2000 option for photo field storage
  • Searchable option for production form fields
  • Font sizing and colors
  • Custom on-screen graphics and logos
  • User-definable tab order
  • Ghost option for photo field and card graphics fields
  • Field-level k-panel printing option for card photo and graphics fields
  • Rotation for production form static text and static graphic fields
  • Border for card and report photo fields
  • Multiple field selection and alignment
  • Multiple bar code support (21 types)
  • In-production capture device/card printer change
  • In production image import and export (.bmp, .eps, .jpg, .pct, .png, .psd, .tga, .tif, .wmf)
  • Search capability for numeric and date fields
  • Auto-create Microsoft Access 2000 database
  • Text file to Microsoft Access import
  • Microsoft Access to text file export
  • Improved database field connection usability
  • Image storage as BLOB or file
  • Multiple images per record
  • Documentation, installation, training, and Technical Phone Support
  • Software license key
  • Updated sample photos and projects
  • Online Help and reference library
  • Administrator and user security
  • Full user audit trail
  • Allow/prevent write access to specified fields
Minimum requirements for Microsoft® Windows® 98, Microsoft® Windows NT® with Service Pack 6a, Microsoft® Windows® 2000 Professional, Microsoft® Windows® Me or Microsoft® Windows® XP operating systems*:

  • 233 MHz Intel® Pentium® processor; 1.5 GHz Pentium 4 recommended

  • For Windows 98 or Windows Me operating system: 64 MB RAM; 128 MB recommended

  • For Windows NT, Windows 2000 or Windows XP operating system: 128 MB RAM; 256 MB recommended

  • For Windows NT, Internet Explorer 4.01 for ID Works applications; Internet Explorer 6.0 or above recommended

  • 72 MB hard disk space

  • 16-bit color

  • 800 x 600 screen resolution; 1024 x 768 screen resolution recommended

  • CD-ROM drive

Product Categories:

Access Control Cards
 Proximity Cards

Accountability & ID Systems Tracking
 Event Manager

Badging Accessories
 ID Badging Accessories - clips, holders etc
 Plastic Card Shredder
 Printed Customized Lanyards

Bar-Code Readers
 BC540ER Portable Bar-code Reader

Enrollment Software

ID Design & Production Software
 ID Centre
 ID Works Family Comparison
 ID Works Software Basic Edition
 ID Works Software Enterprise Edition
 ID Works Software Standard Edition

ID Printers
 Datacard CD800 Printer
 Datacard CP40 Plus Printer
 Datacard CP60 Plus Printer
 Datacard CP80 Plus Printer
 Datacard SP35 Printer

Photo ID Cameras
 ISG Elite Photo ID Camera
 ISG Zoom Photo ID Camera
 TruPhoto Solution Datacard Camera Plugin



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