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Basic Embird Program

All Embird programs are 32-bit applications and are available in a FREE demo versions .
They switch into FULL versions after insertion of the registration password .

The Basic Embird program resizes, splits, edits, displays, prints and converts embroidery designs. It works in two modes: Embird Manager and Embird Editor. There are several optional plug-ins and alphabets (available at an additional cost - See Products) for Embird which can expand its capabilities with digitizing, lettering, cross stitch designs, conversion of TrueType fonts into embroidery, etc.

Use of demo version is limited to 30 days or 100 runs. After this period, you must register your copy to use it further. Click here to read about restrictions of the unregistered (demo) version.

Embird Manager

  • Converts designs for most file formats .

  • Supports many hoop types and sizes or customised hoop sizes.

  • Processes designs in ZIP and RAR archives .

  • Displays designs in 1:1 scale and other scales.

  • Displays images - digital photos (.JPG, .TIF, etc.) and allows them to be sorted.

  • Creates (displays, prints and saves into .BMP or  .JPG file) various types of design documentation, including animated .GIFs and screen saver . 

  • Provides photo realistic 3D preview of designs in order to enable assigning of proper colors to needles and to check the design without actual embroidering. 

  • Contains many thread catalogues and finds the thread closest to your chosen color.

  • Reads and writes designs stored on memory cards , floppy or hard disks in various embroidery formats .

  • Allows you to organize designs by copying them to new folders.

  • Provides a connection to Internet on-line stock design shop to sell or buy designs .


Embird Editor

  • Allows you to insert and delete colors or trims in design.

  • Joins and splits designs. Interactive free-hand splitting and automatic splitting is supported.

  • Moves, resizes with density adjustment , centers, mirrors, rotates and skews designs or their parts.

  • Allows you to edit individual stitches or parts of design.

  • Allows you to change the stitch order of design parts.

  • Simulates sewing of design, even in 3D mode.

  • Allows you to reduce the number of colors.

  • Sorts colors smartly.

  • Prints template in 1:1 scale on multiple sheets.

  • Inserts text in various predigitized fonts and layouts. More about lettering here 

  • Inserts Font Engine text automatically converted from TrueType or OpenType fonts.

  • Imports designs from Embird Studio , Embird Cross Stitch and Sfumato Stitch programs to save them in appropriate file format .


See also Embird Tutorials which explain frequently used tasks in Embird.

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