Variable data printing makes your life easier

What is variable data printing?

You may have heard the term get tossed around pretty often, but found it a little complicated to comprehend. Variable data printing is when you have the same design for multiple prints but wish to have an element within the design that is different. A great example of this is business cards and printed envelopes!

For example, if you want to print envelopes to send out your wedding invitations and you want everything the same except for the recipient information, then variable data printing on printed envelopes may be right for you! Learn more about envelope printing and the cost of printed envelopes!

Another use that is especially useful with variable data printing are business cards! If you have the same design for the business cards but the information for each of your employees is different, then you may be interested in variable data printing for employee’s business cards.

How can variable data printing help me?

Variable data printing will save you time! 

In the case of variable data printing envelopes, it will take away all of the pains involved in repetitive handwriting of addresses.

Can CatPrint setup my variable data job for me?

Yes! CatPrint can set up your variable data job for a $25 fee.

What does CatPrint need from me to help me setup my variable data files?

CatPrint needs a properly setup spreadsheet, which you can see below, and the font’s name, color, and size that you wish to use for the design. Email all of this in to

Variable Data Setup

Variable Data Setup Example

As always, if you have any questions, you can contact Customer Service at 877-228-7768 or and we will be happy to help you!