Choosing The Best Button Design Software
Perhaps the best (shall we say, funnest?) part of button making is designing the image you are going to put on the front! If you’re not using fabric or purchasing pre-printed art then you need the very Best Button Design Software you can find.
Button Making Templates
A few of the more popular programs available include Photoshop, Corel Draw, and Open Office. Some of these programs are easy to use while others have a hefty price tag and steep learning curve. The challenge is, none of these programs have button templates to guide you where to place your image and text on the screen. So step one is to create the appropriate size template within your chosen software program. You'll need to design your own template, including the image area, cut line and taglines. ABM offers free button making templates you can use as a guide to aid in the process.
Build-a-Button Online Design Center
Looking for a simple solution to design buttons? Enter Build-a-Button! Our Build-a-Button software completely changes the game of how buttons are designed. Created by ABM, Build-a-Button includes all of the features needed to create artwork for your buttons. Not everyone is a graphic artist. Luckily, you don't have to be. Build-a-Button incorporates many high level editing functions, but is as easy to use as a word processor.
With Build-a-Button you can upload pictures and backgrounds, draw a freehand design, and add the most challenging thing to accomplish, text in a circle! Best of all, Build-a-Button includes built-in sizing templates to make sure your design is sized perfectly, every time. This takes out all the guesswork of sizing your designs properly within the template's image area.
Build-a-Button is now available in two versions. Our original version was launched in 2011 and has been a tremendous success. For those seeking even more enhanced features, we developed Build-a-Button 5.0 which incorporates many new features while retaining those from the original version. With 5.0 users can save a design to edit later, print multiple designs on a single page, erase unwanted images, use grid lines to perfectly align text and even add an accent ring. It is tablet and cell phone friendly and has lots of ready to use stock images.
That’s still not all. For more information check out the ABM Blog where you can read all about Build-a-Button 5.0 and other button related topics. Learning to use Build-a-Button is very simple. ABM has created a list of FAQs as well as tutorial videos to guide you through each feature, step by step.