Embird Machine Embroidery and Digitizing Software – Overview

Embird Manager

  • Preview, organize and process embroidery files
  • Embroidery file converter. Convert designs – whole batch to multiple formats, including Quilting
  • Supports 70+ file formats for home and industrial embroidery machines
  • View designs – either single or thumbnails – in 1:1, Normal, 3D, Density Map, X-ray
  • Print designs – detail documentation, thread list, color layers, thumbnails
  • Copy/Paste/Create shortcuts to organize embroidery designs
  • Modify colours, choose threads from thread catalogs
  • Zip/Unzip embroidery files
  • Export to machine embroidery cards, USB, floppy disks, via serial link
  • Export various types of design documentation in .BMP, .JPG, .PNG
  • Browse through folders
  • Search designs
  • Send designs in e-mail
  • Simple embroidery file manager included
  • Slide Show of designs in Viewer mode
  • Works also with images – view/convert/rotate/mirror/re-size

Digitizing Tools – Embroidery Digitizer Application

  • Digitize your own machine embroidery designs
  • Digitizing vector objects, stitches generated automatically
  • Save finished design in 70+ file formats for home and industrial embroidery machines
  • Adjustable creative and technical parameters of digitized objects
  • Node-by-node editing mode
  • Object inspector
  • Tools to transform and align objects
  • Embroidery Thread catalog
  • 3D, X-ray, density map view modes to preview design
  • Editors for custom fill patterns, outline samples, border samples and fill motifs
  • Trace digitizer tool to convert jpg or png to embroidery design
  • Import vector graphic files (Font Engine required)
  • Lettering and Monogram Tool for Embird Alphabets and Font Engine (TrueType and OpenType fonts)
  • Automatic Outlines digitizer tool
  • Fills with multiple motifs
  • Check design embroidery in Sew Simulator
  • Freehand digitizer tool
  • Corner mirror tool
  • Auto-repeat tool
  • Stitch analysis tool

Embird Editor

  • Customize embroidery designs
  • Split, Combine designs
  • Delete part of designs – selected areas, colours, stitch codes
  • Re-size with stitch density adjustment
  • Center, Mirror, Rotate, Set Position in hoop, Auto-Repeat, Corner
  • Edit/Add/Remove single stitch points
  • Smart sort colours, Reduce number of colours
  • Change embroidery hoop size
  • Print design documentation to multiple sheets of paper
  • Insert Basting stitches, Cross reference lines
  • Insert Fabric Flattening Stitches
  • 1:1, Normal, 3D, Density Map and X-ray view mode
  • Recognize contours in “clipart-alike” images and fill them with chosen pattern
  • Fill empty design area with chosen pattern
  • Modify colors, choose threads from thread catalogs
  • Check design embroidery in Sew Simulator

Font Engine

  • Embroidery lettering and monograms digitizer
  • Create embroidery lettering from TrueType and OpenType fonts
  • Plain fill, Auto column, Motif fills and various outlines are available
  • Nearest-point connections to remove the need for jumps between characters
  • Adjust gaps, rotation, size, angle of individual characters
  • Various baselines supported: line, circle, wave, spiral, slash, custom baseline
  • Insert clock/calendar/multi-line text
  • Unlocks Ready-made Alphabet mode, which allows to map 3rd party “char-per-design” alphabets to keyboard and use them easily in Embird
  • Unlocks import of 3rd party vector files in Digitizing Tools

Sfumato Stitch

  • Photorealistic embroidery digitizer from jpg or png images
  • Convert photos into machine embroidery designs
  • Save finished design in 70+ file formats for home and industrial embroidery machines
  • Suitable for digitizing portraits, still-lives, landscapes or animal designs
  • Multi-coloured, monochrome or sepia designs

Cross Stitch

  • Machine Cross Stitch digitizer application
  • Crosses, Pixels, Back stitch lines and French knots are supported
  • Create cross stitch designs manually, or auto-digitize from imported “clipart-alike” bitmap
  • Save finished design in 70+ file formats for home and industrial embroidery machines
  • Import charts, align them and use as background for placing crosses
  • Insert text using TrueType fonts, or Simple outline text
  • Fill empty area with chosen pattern from library
  • Create your own fill patterns
  • Create cross stitch design from normal machine embroidery design
  • Print charts, either in colour or as B&W
  • Normal, 3D, Density Map and X-ray view mode

Iconizer

  • See embroidery design file content instead of universal icon in Windows File Explorer (WFE)
  • See Preview of design file with colour list and dimensions in WFE
  • The design file content is shown also in all Open/Save dialogs in Windows
  • Design preview in popup menu in WFE
  • Great for organising embroidery designs in WFE