Embroidery Digitizing Software
Embroidery Magic 2 software is very easy to use to make
lettering, it is also easy to learn to use the digitizing part of
the program but to digitize a good design takes learning, skill
and practice. An example of what I am saying is that - for a
artist to paint a picture, all it takes is some canvas, paint and
brushes (these supplies and tools are easy for anyone to use but
it takes learning, practice and artistic skill to paint a
beautiful picture. The EM 2 program is easy to use but to
digitize a good design takes learning, practice and skill.
By the way, one of the best ways to actually learn how to
digitize a good design (not the same as how to use the software
program) is to watch a good design stitch out and see/learn why
the digitizer does this and that as the design stitches - we have
lots of good designs (learning tools) as you may have noticed or
our web site.
Embroidery Magic 2 is a "free standing digitizing software
program - ie - it works on it's own on your computer" and saves
designs on/to your computer in the dst format - dst is a standard
format that converts well to almost any format or can be used
directly by most software that sends a design to an embroidery
machine via a memory card, floppy disk or direct connect. Most
any software or boxes that send a design to a card and can use
the dst format will work. If the software that sends the designs
to the machine can use dst then conversion is not required,
otherwise the design or lettering must be converted to a right
format for the machine so it can be sent to a card or machine.
There is a very good conversion program available for free if you
need it. Just email us for the link after purchasing the EM 2
Sandy Carter is the author of embroidery articles at
designs by Thread Artist. She has an article about embroidery
software for digitizing and lettering fonts at embroidery software. There is
free embroidery digitizing Tutorial at this web address -
embroidery by Thread
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