Digitizing software information....LONG....

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I made this list a while back.  Seems a lot of people were interested in what
the differences are in
the various software.  This is what I was able to determine.  The list was quite
long and I gave up
on researching the others but those that I'm aware of are listed at the end.

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Artista (Designer Plus V3)
Bernina digitizing software.
http://www.berninausa.com/prod ­uct_detail.jsp?PRODUCT%3C%3Epr­d_id=2327...
An autodigitizing program.
Editing tools.
Will digitize photos.
Will make X-stitch patterns
Uses True Type fonts from your computer.
Will read graphic files BMP, GIF, JPG, PXC, TIF, WMF, EMF
Will save in ART, PES, PEC, HUS, PCS, PCQ, PCD, SEW, CDS, XXX


Buzz Tools
http://www.buzztools.com/buzzt ­oolsplus.asp
Entry Level Embroidery Management System
View designs (most formats and graphics)
Launch software from catalogue.
Will read ART, ASD, CSD, DST, EXP, HUS, JEF, PCS, PEC, PES, SEW, XXX
Will write to CSD, DST, EXP, HUS, JEF, PCS, PEC, PES, SEW, XXX


Buzz X
http://www.buzztools.com/buzzx ­plore.asp
Premier Embroidery Design Management
Browse all designs even in ZIP format
Launch most design software.
Will read ART, ASD, CDN, CSD, DST, EMD, EXP, GNC, HUS, JEF, OEF, PCS,
PEC, PES, PHC, SEW, SHV, VIP, XXX
Will write to CSD, DST, EMD, EXP, HUS, JEF, PCS, PEC, PES, SEW, VIP,
XXX


Click N Stitch
http://www.amazingdesigns.com /­AmazingStore/softwaretemplate.­asp?id=CS...
An autodigitizing program.
Will resize, crop, rotate, mirror.
Will read graphic files, AL, CDR, CDX, JPG, MAC, PCX, PCD, PCT, EPS,
TGA, PMB, EMF, WMF, and vector images.
Will save in CDS, HUS, JEF, PCM, PCS, PES, SEW and XXX


Embird
http://www.embirdusa.com
Resizes, splits, edits, displays, prints and converts embroidery
designs.
Supports BRO, DAT, DSB, DST, DSZ, EMD, EXP, EXY, FXY, HUS, JEF, KSM,
PCM, PCS, PEC, PES, PHC, SEW, STX, TAP, UXY, VIP, XXX, 10O, T03, T01,
T04, TO5


Monogram Wizard
http://www.monogramwizard.com/
Custom monograms and letterings.


Origins
http://www.originssoftware.com ­/
An autodigitizing program.
Editing tools.
Will make X-stitch patterns
Uses True Type fonts from your computer.
Will digitize photos.
Will read graphic files, WMF, BMP, JPG, EMF, PNG, TIF and GIF.
Will save in DST, EXP, PES, PCS, PCM, HUS, XXX, JEF, EMD and SEW.
PED 5.5
Husqvarna Digitizing Software
http://www.sew.husqvarna.se/in ­dex_centrera_java_new.html?url­=http://w...


PEDesign (PE Design 5.0)
Brother Digitizing Software
http://www.brothersews.com/htm ­l/ProductCategory.jsp?parentid­=40
An autodigitizing program.
Editing tools.
Will digitize photos.
Can digitize True Type fonts from your computer.


Pre-Design
http://www.artistitch.com/PreD ­esign/PreDesign.html
Drawing Program for Embroiderers
A vector drawing program


Pulse (Tajima)
http://software.hirschintl.com ­/
Professional Digitizing Software
Editing tools.
Assorted embroidery formats.


Smart Sizer Gold
http://www.amazingdesigns.com /­AmazingStore/software/ssgcddet­ails.asp
Editing program
Will resize up to 15% larger or smaller (stitch count does NOT change
with sizing)
Supports PES, SEW, HUS, XXX, CSD, DST EXP.


VIP
Husqvarna Viking digitizing Software
http://www.husqvarnavikingsoft ­ware.com/website/downloads/pro­ductinfor...
An autodigitizing program.
Editing tools.
Will read graphic files, BMP, JPG, PXC, PSD, EPS, PCD, TIF, PNG, WMF,
EMF.
Will save as VIP, PCS, PEC, PES, XXX, HUS, SEW, EXP, DST, 10*


Wilcom (Sirius 7.1)
http://www.hobkirk.co.uk/wilco ­m.htm
Professional embroidery software


Wilcom True Sizer (6.1)
http://www.wilcom.com.au/trues ­izer/
Scaling and resizing for designs in .EMB file format


Wings XP
http://www.wingsxp.com
Embroidery software
Cross stitch


 Professional Embroidery Software :

: : Aps-Ethos 3.21 "Virtuoso"
: : Aps-Ethos 3.5 "Virtuoso"
: : Barudan Punchant Pro Ver. 6.0 J "Professional"
: : Barudan Punchant Pro Ver. 7.0 F incl. Cross Stich, Design Explorer
"Professional"
: : Compucon EOS Ver. 2.0 + October 2002 Update "Creator Professional"
: : Barudan TES Ver. 2.0 + October 2002 Update "Creator Professional"
: : Bits and Volts 2000 v6.15 "DC II + DL"
: : Bits and Volts 2000 v7.1 "DC II + DL"
: : GIS Basepac 1.18
: : GIS Basepac `21 Ver v4.01 "All modular"
: : GIS Basepac `21 Ver v4.05 "All modular"
: : Gunold WINgs Ver. 3.0 "Commander III"
: : Gunold WINgs 2000 Ver. 4.0 "Commander III"
: : Gunold WINgs eXPerience Ver 1.50 "Professional"
: : Melco EDS III Ver. 3.5
: : Melco EDS IV Ver. 1.0 "Summit"
: : Melco EDS IV Ver. 2.0 "Summit"
: : Melco EDS IV Ver. 3.0 "Summit"
: : Melco EDS Design Shop 4.01 "Pro+"
: : Pantograms Designer "Pro Line" Level V Ver 5.5.2
: : Pantograms Designer "Pro Line" Level IV Ver 7.6.3
: : Pulse Signature 2000 Ver. 9.1 Rev. A "Maestro"
: : Pulse Signature 2000 Ver. 9.1 Rev. G "Maestro"
: : Pulse Signature 2000 Ver. 9.1 Rev. J "Maestro"
: : Pulse Signature 2000 Ver. 9.1 Rev. M "Maestro"
: : Pulse Signature 2000 Ver. 9.1 Rev. N "Maestro"
: : Pulse Signature 2000 Ver. 9.1 Rev. Q "Maestro"
: : Pulse Signature X "Maestro" (Updated 10.1.1.2200)
: : Proel Prowin v2.0
: : Punto Ver. 4.7.3
: : Punto Ver. 5.0.5 "Designer"
: : Rainbow Embroidery Software Ver Ver. 5.98F
: : Sierra Embroidery Office Suite Ver 6.02 "Complete Suite"
: : Sierra Embroidery Office Suite Ver 6.50 "Design III"
: : Sierra Embroidery Office Suite Ver 6.70 + 6.72 SP "Design III"
: : Sierra Embroidery Office Suite Ver 6.75 "Design III"
: : Tajima DG / ML Ver. 6.0 H "Level 5"
: : Tajima DG / ML Ver. 6.0 T "Level 5"
: : Tajima DG / ML Ver. 7.0 F incl. Cross Stich, Design Explorer "Level 5"
: : Tajima DG / ML by Pulse 9.1 Rev. C "Maestro"
: : Tajima DG / ML by Pulse 9.1 Rev. N "Maestro"
: : Tajima DG / ML by Pulse Edition X "Maestro" (Updated 10.0.3.2136)
: : Wilcom Sirius ES-65 Ver. 6.0M "Designer"
: : Wilcom Sirius ES-65 Ver. 6.1D "Designer"
: : Wilcom Sirius ES-65 Ver. 7.0F incl. Cross Stich, Design Explorer "Designer"
: : Wilcom Sirius ES-65 Ver. 7.1D incl. Cross Stich, Design Explorer "Designer"
: : Wilcom Sirius ES-65 Ver. 7.1E incl. Cross Stich, Design Explorer "Designer"
: : Wilcom Sirius ES-65 Ver. 7.1F SP3 incl. Cross Stich, Design Explorer
"Designer"
: : Wilcom Sirius ES-65 Ver. 8.0M SP1 incl. Cross Stich, Design Explorer
"Designer"
: : Wilcom Sirius ES-65 Ver. 8.0M WAREHOUSE FULL CD


: : Home Embroidery & Sewing Software :

: : Autodigitizing Ver. 3.0
: : Autodigitizing Ver. 4.0
: : Babylock PALETTE Ver 5.0
: : Bernina Artista Ver. 3.0
: : Brother BE-100 Ver. 2.13
: : Brother PE-DESIGN Ver. 4.02
: : Brother PE-DESIGN Ver. 5.0
: : Buzz Tools Pack ( Buzz Tools Plus, Buzz Edit, Buzz Xplore )
: : Compucon Album Ver. 9.1
: : Compucon Realist Ver 9.1
: : Datatitch Stitch 2000 ME 1.95.7.07 Cracked (Level Data - Master Plus)
: : Embird Plus Ver. 7.2 + Sfumato 2.04 + 15 Fonts (Convert-Basic Edit)
: : Embird Plus Ver. 8.0 + Smufato + Digitizing Studio + Iconizer + 21 Fonts
: : Great Nottions Click-n-Stitch Ver. 3.22
: : Great Nottions Click-n-Stitch Ver. 3.24
: : Husqvarna Cross Stitcher Ver 3.0
: : Husqvarna Viking VIP Professional Plus Ver 5.0 "Complete Suite"
: : Husqvarna Viking VIP Professional Plus Ver 6.1 "Complete Suite"
: : Husqvarna Viking VIP Professional Plus Ver 6.2 "Complete Suite"
: : IntelliStich Ver. 1.7
: : Janome Digitizing 2000 v1.0
: : Janome Digitizing 10000 v1.2
: : Janome Customizer 2000 v1.2
: : Janome Customizer 10000 v2.1
: : Origins Embroidery Software Build 8540
: : Origins Embroidery Software Build 9009
: : Origins Embroidery Software Build 9080
: : Origins Embroidery Software Build 9254
: : ZSK Magic Stitch II Ver 1.2
: :
: : Tools:
: : Annthegran Catalog XPress 1.5
: : Annthegran CrossStitch XPress 1.0
: : Babylock Designer's Gallery 2.41
: : Babylock Designer's Gallery ColorWorks 2.01
: : Babylock Designer's Gallery HoopWorks 1.02
: : Babylock Designer's Gallery DensityWorks 1.31
: : Babylock Designer's Gallery SizeWorks 1.31
: : Babylock Designer's Gallery Letterworks 1.01 (100 fonts)
: : Echidna EasySizer Ver.2.0
: : DigiStich 5.11
: : DreamVision Version Ver. 2.1 (Elna soft)
: : Leave Me In Stitch Ver. 1.1.25
: : Mediatek Puntotek Gold Ver. 2.0
: : PCStitch Ver. 6.4.2
: : NEW PCSTITCH V7.O
: : PatterMaker Ver. 6.0.1
: : Great Nottions Lettering Pro Ver. 3.22
: : Great Nottions Fast Fills Ver. 3.22
: : Melco Sizer Ver. 2.0
: : Melco Letera Ver. 2.0
: : Sierra Level Changer
: : Wilcom TrueSizer Ver.8.0



Re: Digitizing software information....LONG....


Thanks 5 foot 2,
What did you end up using? I want something that is easy to use and has the
most options for the best price.



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Well...that's why I printed the list.  There are a lot of good programs
available.  It all depends
on how good you are with computers, how much work you want to do on your own and
how much you want
the program to do automatically for you....and of course....how much you can
afford to spend.

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