BusinessCards MX: Create your own business cards

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Creating a professional business card might cost you a lot of money if you hire someone to do it for you. With BusinessCards MX however you can create them yourself and customize them all you want.

Installation & Requirements

The setup is quite basic. After you agree to the EULA that informs you of the trial limitations, you only need to check the shortcut creation boxes and you are done. The supported operating systems are Windows 2000, XP, Vista, 7 and 8.

Interface

Each time you start the application you will be greeted by the new creation window. From there you can choose how to proceed alongside various paths. If you simply want to go to the main interface, click on the Editor icon. Otherwise you can start working with the templates immediately. Located in the middle of the box are some featured templates. If you click on them you will be taken directly to the editor. If you choose the open template button you will be able to browse through all of the available templates and choose one as the basis for your own. Moreover, you can create a new one completely from scratch by using a blank template as foundation. Finally, you can change the skin of the program through the appropriate drop down list.

Using the Editor is very simple as well. The interface is elegantly designed so that it can be easily navigated. When you have chosen a template and you are working on it in the Editor, you can still add and remove everything on it. Keep in mind that any changes you make to the front of the card do not apply in the back and vice versa so you will have to make the changes individually. On the left side panel you have all the different effects that you can add like text, images, different backgrounds, a calendar, lines and more. In the bottom side you can enter your company’s information using the template’s format. However, you can move the text around anywhere you want simply by dragging it across the card.

When you click on any item that you have added on the card you will have a variety of editing options in the right side panel. You can add different effects like a sepia tone, change the formatting and edit each layout on its own. From that same side you can also do a printing preview where you will be able to make any final changes to the size of the cards. In the trial version of the application, a watermark will appear on the cards.

Pros

-Fast installation
-Clean interface with a lot of available skins
-A ton of customization options
-A huge variety of templates
-Very easy to use even for those with no image editing experience

Cons

-None

Conclusion

BusinessCards MX is a fantastic application that will let you create professional looking business cards in no time at all. The variety of templates combined with the user-friendly interface will satisfy even the most demanding of customers.