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eMedia Card Software

Item Code: 80


With endless options to customise your ID, membership, bank, customer loyalty and access cards, eMedia CS2 is the ultimate tool for plastic card design, compatible with all printer models.

This version has faster and improved navigation and can be moved between PCs an infinite amount of times.  Whilst it is single user software, it can simply be deactivated on one PC before being transferred and reactivated on another.

Please note that eMedia CS2 will read existing eMedia Card Designer and eMedia CS templates. 

When purchasing Emedia software you should know that if required, you are legible for Level 2 technical support from the manufacturers at Mediasoft for a limited amount of time depending on the version of the software you purchase.

Level 1 technical support is provided by our Techincal support team at Plastic-ID.

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Delivery Options

Orders placed Monday to Friday before 3 p.m. will dispatch the same day.
Orders placed after 3 p.m. will ship the next working day.
If after 3 p.m. and the goods are urgent, please contact us and we'll try our best to help.
Deliveries are subject to stock availability and credit control.
Next day delivery is not available on personalised products - please see the indicated lead times for these products.

  • Free Express Courier Next Business Day
    Free delivery on orders over £150 (ex. VAT)- UK mainland only.
    For offshore UK islands and the Scottish Highlands, please allow 2 - 3 working days.
  • Standard Express Courier
    £7.95 - UK mainland, next business day.
    For offshore UK islands and the Scottish Highlands, please allow 2 - 3 working days.
  • Pre 10:30 Next Business Day
    £37.50 - UK mainland only.
  • Saturday Delivery
    Please contact us
  • Same Day Delivery
    Please contact us
  • Collection From Northampton Office
    Collections by appointment only, please contact us.
  • International Shipping
    Rates available at checkout.


Please contact us within 14 days of receiving your goods if you wish to return any items and we will arrange collection. All goods must be returned unopened and in a resalable condition. Please note that for personalised such as custom lanyards, preprinted cards or card encodings are non-returnable unless the goods are shown to be faulty. For further details, please see our terms and conditions.

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If you require any help, need advice on a product or can't find what you need then please contact us. We are open Monday - Friday 9:30 - 17:30 and you can call on 0203 744 2333, email or contact us via Live Chat.

Product Description


Software Support information:

If you are looking to purchase the Standard edition, you will be supported for any technical issues for 3 years from the day you first activated your software.

Alternatively, if you are interested in purchasing the Professional edition, you will be supported for any technical issues for 6 years from the day you first activated your software

Furthermore, if you are intrigued in our Expert edition, you’ll be glad to know that the support time on this package is not limited.

If after these time periods you are still requiring technical support help, there are two available options:

  • Proceed with the level 1 technical support we offer here at PID 
  • Plastic-ID will also offer further support which you can choose from, either our own annual service plan or ad-hoc support. (Charges for these options will depend on the support required)
  • A new license key can be purchased so you are fully covered for all levels of technical support required.


eMedia CS2 Product Details:

eMedia CS2 software comes in Standard and Professional editions so you can find the right level of functionality for your card printing requirements:

  • Professional plastic card design tool
  • User-friendly card designer and editor
  • Easily add text, images, barcode, QR codes and shapes
  • Connect to your database to directly read and modify your data
  • Import photos directly from a digital camera, smartphone or webcam
  • Edit pictures with built it tools to resize, crop, rotate and zoom
  • Card encoding options available, including magstripe and smart chips




  • Runs on all modern versions of Microsoft Windows, 32 or 64 bits 
  • Dual mode operations for design and printing.  Design mode can be password protected to prevent the design being altered.
  • Full on-line assistance guides you through tasks
  • Batch printing 
  • Connects to any Microsoft Excel datasheet
  • Mag stripe encoding




  • Connects to any standard database (Microsoft Access™, Microsoft SQL Server™, Oracle™, MySQL™) through ODBC & OLEDB connectors
  • Custom card sizes - ideal of extended and oversized cards
  • Smart Card and Contactless Smart Card / RFID tag encoding
  • Acquired image files can be stored in database fields
  • Select a record by barcode, magnetic strip or MIFARE card serial number with CoolReader technology
  • Use the COM Server to easily integrate eMedia into your own applications or documents
  • Extend the features of eMedia with third-party plug-ins
  • Signature Pad support


About  eMedia CS2 - ID card customisation made simple

eMedia CS2 is the ultimate tool for plastic cards design. The software enables the design of ID badges, security and access control badges, transit passes, membership cards, customer loyalty cards, bank and payment cards and all types of official documents.

Available in Standard and Professional editions, the user-friendly design features of eMedia CS2 have been developed and refined over many years to work with eMedia Card Designer templates and to be compatible with all plastic card printers, laser and inkjet printers, ultra portable printers and Adobe PDF.

The flexible functionality allows you to customise both sides of your card with text, images, barcodes, QR-Codes and different shapes. Import photos from your digital camera, webcam or smartphone directly and then easily resize, crop, rotate and zoom your pictures. eMedia CS2 can also read and modify data in your database, encode magnetic strips and write the smart chip in a single operation.

For the more advanced card design, eMedia CS2 has powerful development tools including the capacity for formulas, scripting, plug-ins, COM server and Wifimage+ so there is really nothing that this software can’t produce.

e-Media CS2 has a design mode and operating mode to allow multiple users to work on data, design and editing at the same time. The system is password protected to prevent users from modifying or copying card designs and is also available in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Russian and Simplified Chinese.

Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU 80
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