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Build A Button Design Center

Get ready for the greatest software in the history of button making!

Button Design Software








Learn more about the Build-a-Button™ Online Design Center.

Button Design Software Features:

What makes it so good?
Create buttons easily by inserting text like a word processor. Create text in a circle, center, rotate, copy and arrange with simple mouse clicks. Seven shapes including hearts, stars, arrows, squares, circles, and straight lines. Assign color and contrasting outlines to text and shapes.

The application takes a few seconds to load and then moves with real-time quickness from there.

Text in a circle
Anyone who has designed buttons with text understands how tricky it can be to properly format text in a circle. The Build-a-Button Online Design Center makes this easy!

We give you the ability to upload multiple images up to 5MB in size. Then, via the design center, you can resize, move left, right, up and down, and rotate it 360 degrees in one degree increments.

You don’t need to bring anything with you to this party; we’ve got templates already made and loaded for you!
And included in the templates is one that assists in making political buttons. Go get those votes!

Button Sizes
There are over 20 possible button sizes that you can choose from, including various shapes. Here is the breakdown of what sizes and shapes are available:

  • Round: 7/8, 1, 1.25, 1.5, 1.75, 2.25, 3, 3.5, 6, BAM 2.25 and BAM 3*
  • Square: 1 x 1, 1.5 x 1.5, 2 x 2, 2.5 x 2.5, and 3 x 3
  • Rectangle: 1.75 x 2.75, 1.5 x 4.5, 2 x 3, and 2.5 x 3.5
  • Oval: 1.75×2.75
  • Note: all sizes listed in inches.
  • * Yes! We offer BAM 2.25″ and 3″ templates so customers with Badge-a-Minit machines can use our software!

    You have the ability to overlay images and text and then move them forward or backwards in the layer structure. This gives you the opportunity to produce a much richer, diverse, layered design. You might think you’d need to go to Photoshop to do this, but we’ve got you covered!

    You have granular control of the background color, the text color, and the outline color of the text.

    You can add interesting design elements to your button with the Build-a-Button Design Center shapes tool. You can add hearts, stars, squares, rectangles, ovals, arrows, and straight lines. You can also change the size, thickness, color of line, and fill color.

    Format Options
    You can save your artwork as jpg or pdf file formats. You can select how many images you save per page (1- 24, depending on the button size) to save on ink and toner. Or you can fill up an entire page for larger productions.

    Paint Tool
    You can draw freehand right on the button!

    Opacity Tool
    You can change the transparency of images, backgrounds, shapes and text.

    Color Picker
    You have the ability to select a specific color and display the color’s hexidecimal or RGB value.