Design and Publish Your Own Greeting Cards With Windows Software

Design and publish your own greeting cards with Windows software

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Greeting card software programs feature ready-made templates, design wizards, clip art, fonts, and other extras to make it easy to design and print your own cards, announcements or invitations. Some do other print projects as well, such as labels, fliers, or scrapbooks, while others are devoted solely to greeting cards.

These user-friendly programs are simple to use and the cards you develop with them are designed to run on home printers or be posted to social media.

Hallmark Card Studio Deluxe 2018

The Hallmark Card Studio Deluxe 2018 software includes more than 18,000 card designs and projects for every occasion, more than 20,000 clip art images, and a library of 15,000 Hallmark sentiments to help you say it right with every card. More than 1,200 new designs in this edition include cards, announcements, invitations, photo cards, and other projects.

New users will enjoy the video tutorial that shows how easy it is to create your first card.

The new user interface makes it easy to browse, design, and send or print cards.

Hallmark Card Studio Deluxe 2018 is available for Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows 98, and Windows 95.

Print Artist 25 Platinum

Print Artist 25 Platinum is more than greeting card software. It includes an advanced photo editor and special text effects gallery. With its 28,000 professionally designed templates—including photo card projects—and 377,000 graphics and photo clip art, you're bound to find designs that are perfect for your greeting card needs. 

When you are done with your designs, use the software to upload your projects to Facebook or YouTube.

Print Artist Platinum 25 is available for Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, and Windows Vista.

Greeting Card Factory Deluxe

Version 8 of Greeting Card Factory Deluxe from Nova Development has over 92,000 graphics and 25,000+ card and project designs. Create all kinds of projects from greeting cards and calendars to stationery and certificates. Some of the kinds of cards include Thank You notes, pop-up cards, note cards and photo CD greeting cards. Helpful tools include a photo editor, card browser, and drag-and-drop text effects.

Greeting Card Factory Deluxe 8.0 is compatible with Windows 7, Windows Vista, and Windows XP.

Art Explosion Greeting Card Factory

Art Explosion Greeting Card Factory includes dozens of creative projects, including more than 5,000 greeting cards, announcements, and invitations. Included are 25,000 graphics, 3,400 sentiments, and more than 300 fonts. Also in the package are electronic greeting cards, labels, stickers, photo projects, and other crafts. 

Art Explosion Greeting Card Factory for Windows NT, Windows 98, and Windows 95.

CreataCard Special Edition

The American Greetings CreataCard Special Edition software is for creating customized greeting cards beginning with any of hundreds of ready-to-use templates created by writers and artists.  Also included are photographs, clip art, and certificate borders for printing out your own certificates.

American Greetings CreataCard is compatible with Windows 98 and Windows Me.