Is CloudBadging Software like standard desktop ID card software?
Yes, but better! CloudBadging takes all the features and benefits of a standard desktop ID card software
and moves them to the cloud. The end result is a fully-featured application that requires no
installation and can be run on any computer with a web browser – regardless of whether it is a PC or
Mac. Also, because the software operates on a cloud-based platform, all of your templates and settings
will be available to you no matter what computer you are on. The cloud-based software gives you the
ability to operate a multi-user and multi-station ID card program of unlimited size without the need for
internal networking infrastructure and IT support
How do I start using CloudBadging to print my ID badges / ID cards?
All you need to do to start using CloudBadging is sign up for your free trial. No credit card is needed,
and because the application is cloud-based, there is no need to install software on your computer. You
can be printing cards in minutes!
Is the quality of the ID badges I create with CloudBadging the same quality as those I create with desktop
ID card software?
Absolutely! CloudBadging features all the same color and monochrome printing capabilities as desktop
software. If your ID printer can do it, so can CloudBadging. In fact, your cards will likely be even
better with CloudBadging’s advanced features, familiar tools, and easy-to-use layout.
Can I use any ID card printer to print ID badges with CloudBadging?
Yes. The CloudBadging application is printer agnostic. As long as the printer is compatible with the
computer that it is attached to, CloudBadging will be able to print to it whether it is a direct-to-card
or retransfer printer
Do I need to install anything on my computer?
No software needs to be installed on your computer in order to use CloudBadging. All that is needed is an
Internet-connected device with a web browser. Printing does require that the card printer driver be
installed on the computer that is doing the printing.
Am I able to encode my ID badges with CloudBadging?
CloudBadging currently supports magnetic encoding by default when using web browsers other than Google
Chrome. Smart card encoding is not currently supported but is planned for a future release.
How does the software interface with my card printer?
CloudBadging prints to your ID card printer using the standard ID card printer manufacturer printer
Is the data that I store within my CloudBadging Software secure?
Yes. CloudBadging is safe and secure from both data privacy and data loss perspectives. All of the data that
is input into your account is stored in a unique location to your account with its own database records
which is only accessible with the proper access token. CloudBadging always utilizes TLS encryption for all
communication to prevent interception of data. CloudBadging data is backed up every 5 minutes, and backups
are kept for 30 days in case of a failure.
Can I import my existing database?
Yes. You can import your database in a .csv (comma separated values) file format.
Can I create my own fields?
Absolutely. CloudBadging allows you to create as many fields as necessary. There are four data types
available, including text, numbers, dates, and images
Does CloudBadging support photos?
Yes. CloudBadging supports both static images (like logos and backgrounds) as well as dynamic images that
change depending on the record (e.g., employee photos).
Does CloudBadging support importing photos?
Yes. CloudBadging supports adding photos in a variety of ways. Photos such as employee photos can be
imported along with other records during the record import process. Additionally, photos can be captured by
webcam while creating or updating individual records. They can also be uploaded on the fly via drag-and-drop
into the software.
If I am experiencing problems with CloudBadging, who do I call?
You’ll have a variety of resources at your fingertips in the event you need help. CloudBadging offers tool
tips inside of the software, as well as videos and FAQs for self-help. You’ll also have access to our
in-house Technical Support Team for help via phone, online, or email. Plus, your Customer Success Manager
will ensure you’re completely satisfied with CloudBadging.
Where can I access CloudBadging from?
CloudBadging is accessible from any device with an Internet connection and a web browser, because the
application is cloud-based. This means that all of your settings, templates, cards, images, and data will be
available whenever you need them, no matter what computer you log in from.
Which operating systems can be used with CloudBadging?
The CloudBadging application is both web browser- and operating system-agnostic. If your ID printer is
compatible with your operating system, then you can use CloudBadging to design and print your cards. For
operations that don’t require printing (e.g., account management, adding users, card design, etc.), you
don’t need printer drivers and can use any device with a web-browser. You can even use devices like tablets
and mobile phones.
How am I notified of software updates?
Because CloudBadging is a cloud-based application, you will never have to install a more up-to-date version
of the software on your computer. As features and improvements are made, they will be implemented directly
to the CloudBadging platform and available for you as soon as you log in. CloudBadging will notify you of
new features and improvements when you log in.
Do I have to be connected to the Internet in order to use CloudBadging?
Yes. The CloudBadging application is hosted online. In order to access it, you will need a device with
Internet access and a web browser.
Which web browsers is CloudBadging compatible with?
CloudBadging is compatible with all major web browsers. Currently, magnetic encoding is not supported when
using Google Chrome browser. However, support for magnetic encoding in Google Chrome is in development for a