Avery Design & Print

Our free Design & Print software makes it easy to customize all your Avery products in minutes, without an Internet connection. Select a blank or pre-designed template, personalize your text, add images and adjust your colors in just a few simple steps. It’s also easy to do a mail merge with our drag-and-drop tool, or add QR codes, sequential numbers and special shapes in a snap.

Special Features:
  • Personalize Avery labels, cards, dividers, badges and more
  • Use images from your computer or from the Avery gallery
  • Go online to add new designs for home, work or school
  • Save your projects to the Avery cloud for access anywhere

PC System Requirements:

  • Microsoft Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista or XP
  • 728MB available disk space

Mac System Requirements:

  • Mac OS X
  • 811MB available disk space

If your system doesn't meet the requirements above, you can also find templates in Avery Design & Print Online.

Free Offer! Avery Toolbar

Free Offer! Avery Toolbar

The Avery Toolbar lets you get templates, tips and more--right from your web browser. Download it free today!

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

by PowerReviews
Avery Design & Print
 
3.1

(based on 583 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (213)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (101)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (26)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (28)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (215)

57%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to customize (266)
  • Easy to navigate (250)
  • Accurate colors (184)
  • Versatile (184)
  • Easy to collaborate across programs (117)

Cons

  • Difficult to navigate (84)
  • Inaccurate controls (57)
  • Freezes or crashes (55)
  • Not very powerful (43)
  • Doesn't work (3)

Best Uses

  • Professional quality (175)
  • Presentations (99)
  • Educational purposes (65)
  • Business cards (3)
  • Labels (3)
    • Job Role:
    • Professional (143), Business owner (130), Administrative assistant (53), Crafts enthusiast (53), Office manager (37)
    • Avery Product Usage:
    • Mailing (239), Getting organized (195), Meeting/special event planning (150), Business building (139), Personal gifts (127)
    • How often do you use this item?:
    • Often (247), First time (137), Sometimes (116)
    • Operating System:
    • Windows 7 (167), Windows 8 (130), Mac OS 10 (88), Windows - other version (81), Windows XP (31)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Works like a treat for me

I can't understand all the negative reviews. Using the downloadable Windows installer for my Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit machine, it works like a charm. It could be slightly more intuitive; however,...Read complete review

I can't understand all the negative reviews. Using the downloadable Windows installer for my Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit machine, it works like a charm. It could be slightly more intuitive; however, it is easy to figure out if you ever used any type of labeling or greeting card software in the past (just two of many I've bought and used are Art Explosion Pro, Hallmark software, etc). Not quite as robust as Art Explosion, of course, but for free software it is quite the deal.

The program does allow me to save my address label projects (have not tried a greeting card yet, but will update once I do). It does allow reopening saved project files with no problem other than having to look at the bottom center of the Open a Saved Project tab screen once the program launches to see the correct link (middle center defaults to your online Avery account - not a deal breaker for me either way, but do prefer local machine storage as I backup regularly via Macrium Reflect free edition and Google drive).

Also, truthfully, the program does take a little longer to save and open a project than it really should, as I am using an AMD FX-6300 MHz processor, which normally blazes through whatever I through at it...this is the first program that has a several second delay when saving and opening, as well as when printing. But for free, can't complain too much.

I was ready to run when I saw the reviews, but past experience (about 8 years ago I think) with Avery software helped take a gamble, and it was well worth the roll of the dice. And did I mention, it is free?

VS

Most Liked Negative Review

 

Terrible

This software is missing features that were available in DesignPro. You can no longer specify where, on the physical page, the printing should start. You can no longer specify to print multiple copies...Read complete review

This software is missing features that were available in DesignPro. You can no longer specify where, on the physical page, the printing should start. You can no longer specify to print multiple copies of a given label on the same page. I am currently shopping for an alternative and am open to suggestions. In the meantime, I have to keep one computer on Windows 7 just to print labels.

Reviewed by 583 customers

Displaying reviews 1-5

Back to top

Previous | Next »

 
2.0

No longer able to print - windows 8

By Busy Office Manager

from Plano, TX

This review is from Avery Design & Print:

There is an issue with the latest update for printing labels. I insert an image and it prints black over the image. Really wish I did not update. Was great before.

 
3.0

INSTALLED AVERY PRINT & DESIGN UPDATE-JAVA ERROR-CAN'T PRINT

By Lucy's Mom 2005

from Dahlonega, GA

This review is from Avery Design & Print:

RECEIVED RESPONSE BELOW FROM CHAT WITH AVERY... DID THIS AND IT WORKED!!!

Hello, what you will need to do is uninstall that update and reinstall Design and Print with this link; Install DP offline v1 (reverts to previous version, so no new product templates are included)
For Windows
http://download.ec2.avery.com/ServerWork/DesktopInstallers/864f436d98/1.0.0/windows/DesignPrint-1.0.0.exe

For Mac
http://download.ec2.avery.com/ServerWork/DesktopInstallers/864f436d98/1.5.0/mac/DesignPrint-1.5.0.app.zip

 
1.0

Total Excrement!

By No Longer a Fan

from USA

This review is from Avery Design & Print:

I have been using Avery labels for over 15 years. This is worst "fast and easy" to use software I have seen from Avery. Shame on you!
I can't even get a basic address label (8160/5160, your bread and butter) to print correctly.
I have an IT background and know very well how to troubleshot. Your help area, is no help. Your chat help, is just a bot, that is program very poorly. And you can't answer an email to save your life.
For shame Avery!

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
1.0

This is TERRIBLE! Bring back DESIGN PRO PLEASE!

By cbw

from orlando, fl

This review is from Avery Design & Print:

Design Pro was great! Easy to work and design with, and was actually fun. This is a royal pain in the neck. Maybe it works for a graphic designer, but I can't imagine for anyone else. So frustrating, and just not worth it. I got a new computer and couldn't transfer my old design pro program and had to download this. I may have to keep the old computer just for that! PLEASE BRING BACK THE OTHER!!!!!!!

(0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

I would buy this product again.

By Netta

from Indiana

Pros

  • Accurate Colors and Controls
  • Easy To Collaborate Across Programs
  • Easy To Customize
  • Easy To Navigate

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Educational Purposes
    • Presentations
    • Professional Quality

    This review is from Avery Design & Print:

    I used this to make business cards with Windows 10 and had no issues with downloading, customizing or printing.

    Displaying reviews 1-5

    Back to top

    Previous | Next »