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  • General Questions
  • Purchase, Upgrade and Update ezCheckDraft
  • Download, install and uninstall ezCheckDraft
  • Run ezCheckDraft and Register key

  • Quick Start Guide
  • Account Setup
  • Check Setup and Printing
  • Check Draft

  • Import and Export Check Data
  • Backup and Restore
  • Network Printing (Multiple Users Version)

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      General Question about ezCheckDraft Software:

    • Is ezCheckDraft for me?
      Trying ezCheckDraft is risk-free! It fits for big companies, small companies and all companies that need to print check drafts to receive payments by fax, phone or online.

    • Can ezCheckDraft print check draft to receive payment from my customers via phone?
      Yes, ezCheckDraft can print check draft.
    • Is Check Printing Legal?
      Yes, printing checks from your own printer is perfectly legal. However, they must be printed on special paper.

    • Do I need special printer and printer toner?
      If you have pre-printed checks with MICR line, you can use any printer. If you need to print checks on blank stock, we suggest customers to use MICR (Magnetic Ink Character Recognition) toner and MICR ink for the best printing quality. However, many US bank are using Optical check reader today which can scan the checks printed on blank stock with regular office/home laser printers.A jet or dot matrix printer CAN'T be used to print checks on blank check stock.

    • What kind of blank check paper is acceptable?
      DO NOT use plain paper! Blank check stock has security features (watermarks, micro printing, etc.) which help prevent fraud. ezCheckDraft will work with any blank computer check paper with 8-1/2" X 11" size and check with size 8-1/2" X 3-1/2". ezCheckDraft supports check-on-top and three-per-page format.

      You can purchase the blank check stock from your local office stores or from our site.

    • Does it print the MICR encoding on checks?
      Yes, ezCheckDraft check writer does print the MICR encoding on checks. You can print MICR bank routing numbers, account numbers, check numbers and bank information on blank check stock using a laser printer.

    • What are the System Requirements for ezCheckDraft?
      ezCheckDraft Windows version works on Windows 11, 10, 8, 7, Vista, XP and other 32-bit/64-bit system or MAC machine installed with Virtual Machine or Parallels. You can run ezCheckDraft Mac version on Mac OS system.

    • Which software works better for my company: ezCheckPrinting or ezCheckDraft?

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      Purchase, Uprade and Update

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    • How long does it take to get the license key?
      Our system will email the code once the transaction completes. Most customers will get it instantly. If you cannot find the message from inbox and JUNK mail folder in 30 minutes, please feel free to contact us from support page. We are glad to resend key code manually.

    • I purchased ezCheckDraft but I did not get the key code.
      Some mail servers will block the key code message sent by machine automatically. If you cannot get your key code in 30 minutes from INBOX and JUNK folder, please feel free contact us at or our Support Page. We are glad to resend the key code manually.

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      Download, Install and Uninstall ezCheckDraft Software:

    • What are the System Requirements for ezCheckDraft software?
      ezCheckDraft Windows version works on Windows Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 10 and Windows systems, 32-bit/64-bit or MAC machine.

    • How to enter license key?
      You can click "Help" menu then click "Input license" sub menu.

    • Does the free trial version have any limitations?
      The trial version will "Trial" images on checks. You can enter the key to remove it. And all your data will stay there.

    • How can I buy the ezCheckDraft full version?
      Simply go to and purchase. Our system will send the key to your email account automatically after the transaction is done.

    • When I try to install ezCheckDraft, it tells me I need to download the Microsoft .Net Framework. How do I do this?
      ezCheckDraft runs on the Microsoft .Net Framework, version 1.1 or later. To download and install the framework, you visit Windows Update. The .Net Framework version 1.1 is listed as an available update for your computer. Select to install it. After it is installed you will be able to install and run ezCheckDraft.

    • How to uninstall ezCheckDraft software?
      Open Programs and Features by clicking the Start button , clicking Control Panel, clicking Programs, and then clicking Programs and Features. Select ezCheckDraft from program list, and then click Uninstall.

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      Run ezCheckDraft and Register Keycode

    • 1. How to enter license key?
      You can click ezCheckDraft top menu "Help" then click "Input license" sub menu to copy and paste the entire key code including dashes there.

    • 2. When I start ezCheckDraft, I got an error message which said I do not have enough permissions to run this application
      You need to have the enough permissions to run the application and access data. Please follow this guide to view/edit the permissions.

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      Account Setup

    • I have nearly 200 clients. Can ezCheckDraft software support it?
      Yes, ezCheckDraft can support unlimited payers. There is no extra charge.

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      Check Setup and Printing

      Setup and Customize Check

    • Does ezCheckDraft support logo?
      Yes, ezCheckDraft supports the logo and signature images.

    • How to print a signature on draft check

    • How to create a digital signature image?
      The easiest way is using the free Windows Paint from Accessories -> Paint. You can set the image size to 150 X 50 in Pixel from Image-Attributes. And then use the pen to draw your signature. Learn more on how to create a signature here.

    • What kind of file format is acceptable for signature?
      The signature image file can accept .bmp, .jpg, .gif, .tiff and .png.

    • Can I add a text label to check?
      Yes, you can add extra line from layout setup page.

    • Can I customize the payee address on check?
      Yes, you can specify the default one from check setup screen.

    • Check Printing

    • How to add and print a draft check

    • How to print monthly recurring checks

    • Can I use different format check paper, for example: 3-per-page or check-at-bottom?
      ezCheckDraft prints both check-on-top and 3-per-page formats.

    • How do I know if the check is properly aligned?
      You can print out "Check Alignment Page" and align you check on the bottom and right line to check if the Routing Number fits inside the correct box. The "Print Check Alignment" button is on "Check Setup Page". The Routing Number includes the leading symbol.

    • How can I adjust the check printing position? The MICR line is too high.
      You can open the check setup screen by clicking the top menu "settings->Check setup". You need to adjust the check print out position by modifying the "Offset left", "Offset right", "Offset up" or "Offset down" value. If you need to print the check lower, you can increase the value of "Offset down" to print the check lower.

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      Import and Export

    • Does ezCheckDraft support data import and export features?
      Yes. You can click the top menu "Import/Export to access this feature

      ezCheckDraft can import checks from .csv file. ezCheckDraft can export data to .csv file.

    • Where can I find the sample data to test the import function?
      You can download the sample files from the link below. You need to unzip this file first before importing data.

    • How to import check data

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    • Why ezCheckDraft suddently stopped working?
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    • When I registered the key code, I get an error message "Invalid key code". What should I do?
      Please make sure you are using ezCheckDraft software now. And you also need to copy and paste the key code including "-".

    • Why just half of check or image or form or report printed from my printer?

    • The most common reason for this issue is the printer uses the wrong size paper. You should use the Letter size paper when you print the check. And several other settings may also cause this printing problem. Learn more here.

    • Why the bank cannot read my check
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