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BadgeMaker release 2.5
– All about improvements

Posted on 06 Sep 2018 in | Comments Off on BadgeMaker release 2.5
– All about improvements

BadgeMaker 2.5 is all about improvements that make your experience even better. Improvement of the user experience for example, such as automatically opening your most recent project or being able to define specialty layers in your card designs. Because of the new BadgeMaker improvement program and the feedback we receive from our partners and customers, BadgeMaker is set to improve with every new update.

RELEASE BADGEMAKER 2.5

  • – Added support of a wide range of card printers like the new Zebra ZC300 and ZC350 card printers and the new Magicard RioPro 360.
  • – Usability improvementsBadgeMaker 2.5.2 All about improvements
  • – Define specialty layers in your card designs
  • – Small fixes integrated
  • FREE BadgeMaker PLAY
  • – Upgrade pop-ups for BadgeMaker PLAY & START
  • – Easy upgrade to START, BASE, PRO & Add-Ons
  • – Direct payment with the BadgeMaker Upgrade Page

 

BadgeMaker release notes version 2.5.2:

 
BadgeMaker Identity now requires .NET Framework 4.7
Ported BadgeMaker Design from Silverlight to WPF (.NET Framework 4.7)
 

Improvements for BadgeMaker Identity

Improved project list display and ordering.
Improved feedback when an Excel file can’t be read
Improved project configuration saving error reporting
The grid and gallery views now automatically bring selected records into view
The last opened project is opened automatically upon the next start (if it was left open)
The last used csv delimiter & quote characters are remembered
License proxy settings are now stored in encrypted form
Added a search option for the external database table list, for Connect project configurations
Added a configuration option for not automatically opening the print progress window
 

Fixes for BadgeMaker Identity

Fixed that the detail view header displayed time components for dates
Fixed empty language and date format settings in the configuration window
Fixed Mifare Classic encoding issue with Omnikey 5022/5122/5127 cardreaders
Fixed Desfire encoding failure for specific configurations
Fixed a select-all bug that affected users with a Polish keyboard
Fixed a crash when failing to save telemetry consent
Fixed a crash due to duplicate card design value mappings
Fixed a rare crash when updating biometric image for record
Fixed a rare crash when modifying a record via the detail view
Fixed an issue related to Share licenses
Fixed an issue with pasting license keys
Fixed card preview rendering issues on Windows machines with display scaling enabled
Fixed maximize and restore window behavior not taking display scaling into account
Fixed a crash caused by invalid 2D barcode input
Fixed several bugs with Excel file import
 

Improvements for BadgeMaker Design

Added (optional) telemetry for automated crash reporting
Added support for designs with special layers (UV, metallic, pearlescent, holographic, etc.) and protective layers (overlay, laminate, topcoat)
Added support for pixel interpolation modes for images
Improved the color picker library (colors are now stored)
Improved design view interaction: mousewheel zooming and right-mouse button panning
Added snapping to card and element boundries (hold control while moving or resizing an element to enable snapping)
The preview panel now shows previews for the currently selected layer type.
Zoom level is now applied by pressing enter.
Elements can now be dragged between the front and back view.
Improved barcode conversion for the design importers.
Improved barcode rendering in design view.
Improved 2D barcode rendering in design view.
Improved card design list ordering.
Dynamic fields are now highlighted in the element properties panel.
 

Fixes for BadgeMaker Design

Fixed an issue with pasting license keys.
Fixed card preview rendering issues on Windows machines with display scaling enabled.
Fixed maximize and restore window behavior not taking display scaling into account.
Fixed incorrect UPC-E length validation.
Fixed several card design project list ordering issues.

Supported Devices & Encoding

Added support for Zebra ZC300 and ZC350 card printers
Added support for the Rio Pro 360 card printers
Added support for Infineon Mifare Classic cards
Added support for Desfire key diversification and randomizing Desfire card IDs
Added support for custom padding and fallback values for encoding
 

CCI Editor (v1.4.2):

Added support for Desfire key diversification
Added support for Desfire UID randomization and disallowing card formatting
Added support for date fields
Added undo/redo menu buttons
More control over Desfire overwrite behavior
Padding byte values can now be adjusted
Dynamic fields can now have a fallback value, which will be used if the dynamic data is empty
CPM ‘plugin’ data is no longer removed when saving a CCI
Fixed that some Desfire ISO file IDs were incorrectly displayed as invalid