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« on: May 21, 2011 01:41:00 AM »

I was given one of these with my brother super galaxie 2000 and have not got a clue what to do with it. Can I only download pre-written embroidery patterns or can I write my own using some form of software? if this is the case, what do I need?
in my past working life I was a graphic designer/digital darkroom technician so am fully versed in illustrator, photoshop and GIMP...

please help, I'm completely clueless.
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« Reply #1 on: August 27, 2011 06:50:12 PM »

This just enables you to transfer files from your computer to the machine, I think. Did your machine also come with software?  If so, what type?
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« Reply #2 on: October 06, 2011 12:22:42 PM »

yes. it allows transfer. no i didnt get any software, but have worked out how to transfer designs from computer to machine... just not how to digitize designs lol.
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« Reply #3 on: October 14, 2011 07:25:56 AM »

If you have experience with high end graphic design programs, you are probably going to be able to use digitizing software easily. SophieSew is a freeware digitizing program that you might want to give a try. There are others, too. ( Search for freeware embroidery digitizing software )
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« Reply #4 on: October 14, 2011 07:32:58 AM »

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Stitch Era Universal is free to download, I'm trying that at the moment.
Embird has a free 30 day trial, I only got to use it once before the trial was up so I don't know how good it is.

I haven't yet tried my hand at digitizing, but I will be investigating free digitizing options in a few months. I will report back here when I do that.
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« Reply #5 on: October 24, 2011 08:17:31 AM »

I think I am going to have a go at sophiesew, but only after my own Sophie has gone back to school and I have free time again lol.
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