The Top Business Card Software for Windows

Design and print your own business cards

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Many individuals and small businesses have simple needs when it comes to marketing materials. These specialized business card software programs do just business cards (and perhaps a few related items), and they do it well. Design from scratch or use one of the many included templates to produce cards in minutes. Print from your desktop as many or as few as you need. Some business card software programs even allow you to save your designs as graphics for use in other programs. 

NCH Software: CardWorks Business Card Designer

What We Like
  • Free for non-commercial use.

  • Available for Windows and Mac.

What We Don't Like
  • No option to import your own graphics.

  • You have to use one of the built-in templates.

It's easy to create your business cards to fit your personal or corporate brand image with CardWorks Business Card Designer. The software comes with templates that you can customize. It supports single and double-sided business cards, exports to PDF and supports bleeds and crop marks.

CardWorks Business Card Software is for Windows XP through Windows 10 and OS X 10.5 or above.

Nova Development: Business Card Factory Deluxe

What We Like
  • Quickly make business cards for multiple people with mail merge.

  • Create matching letterhead and envelopes.

What We Don't Like
  • Can only make multiples of one design per sheet.

  • Some clip art doesn't look professional.

The thousands of editable templates and images, and hundreds of logo elements and TrueType fonts in this Nova Development business card software package let you create a variety of horizontal, vertical and even folding card designs. Includes a built-in address book and paper sampler. This hefty program includes an option to print camera-ready artwork for commercial printing. 

Business Card Factory Deluxe is for Windows XP through Windows 10.

CAM Development: Business Card Designer Plus

What We Like
  • Very lightweight.

  • Comprehensive help files.

What We Don't Like
  • Watermark with free version.

  • Interface could be more intuitive.

With Business Card Designer Plus, a design wizard walks you through the design process. Some of the extras in this business card software include double-sided printing, folded cards, barcodes, and saving cards as a graphics file for use in other programs. Supports both standard letter size and A4 paper stock. Download at the CAM Development website.

Business Card Designer Plus is for Windows XP through Windows 10.

Broderbund: The Print Shop: Business Card Creator

What We Like
  • Part of an integrated family of professional design tools.

  • Can be purchased for very cheap.

What We Don't Like
  • No longer supported by its maker.

  • Unused copies are hard to come by today.

Broderbund packs this program with more than 1,000 images, 280+ premium fonts, and 500+ professionally designed templates for world-class business cards. Import your photos and logos to match your other marketing materials. Use the Business Card Creator to make your own horizontal, vertical, double-sided and folded business cards.

The Print Shop: Business Card Creator is for Windows 95, 98, Me, and XP.

Avanquest: My Professional Business Cards

What We Like
  • Comes with a money-back guarantee.

  • Order cards from the company directly.

What We Don't Like
  • Extra cost to use the download link after 28 days.

  • No Windows 8 or 10 versions.

Thousands of card templates and even more fonts and photos are included in My Professional Business Card. With this program, you can also create matching envelopes, labels and letterhead to go with your business cards. The software has a built-in address book and a spell checker. 

My Professional Business Cards is for Windows 7, Vista, and XP.

Tailwag Software: Visual Business Cards

What We Like
  • Offers a fully featured free trial.

  • One-time subscription fee includes future releases.

What We Don't Like
  • No built-in image editor.

  • Free trial includes a watermark.

This easy-to-use Tailwag Software program creates standard size horizontal or vertical cards. Use the card wizard to take you through the card design process. Includes templates and background images, text effects, and simple drawing tools. You can add your graphics. Download at the Tailwag Software website.

Visual Business Cards is for Windows XP through Windows 10.

Summitsoft: Business Card Studio Pro

What We Like
  • Gridline and ruler features to align text and images.

  • Step-by-step wizard streamlines the design process.

What We Don't Like
  • Must pay each time the software is upgraded.

  • Some of the built-in clip art is poor quality.

The step-by-step wizard in this software makes business card creation straightforward. More than 1,000 Open Type fonts are included along with 5000+ objects and backgrounds professionally designed for any interest. The Business Card Studio includes matching letterhead and envelopes for a complete coordinated set of business printables.

Business Card Studio is for Windows XP through Windows 10.

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