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*Brother Software Download - PE-DESIGN 10 Free Trial VersionThis is a trial version of PE-DESIGN 10 which allows you to try PE-DESIGN 10 (Personal Embroidery Design Software System) with limited functions.
Brother is not responsible for damage to or loss of any equipment, media, programs or data related to the use of this trial version.
  • If a product version of PE-DESIGN 10 has already been installed on your PC, do not install this trial version.
  • If you purchase a product version of PE-DESIGN 10, be sure to uninstall this trial version before installing the product version.
  • In order to install the software on Windows® Operating System, you must log on to the computer using an account with administrator privileges. For details on logging on to the computer using an account with administrator privileges, refer to the Windows manual.

    New Update
    PE-DESIGN 10 - Firmware Update to Version 10.21

    PE-DESIGN® 10

    New, convenient USB-style software key
    130 built-in fonts, over 1000 built-in designs
    View design thumbnails in Windows® Explorer
    View names of built-in fonts
    Enhanced PhotoStitch™ masks and color settings
    Enhanced density setting for 3D and puffy foam
    Intelligent color sort to reduce thread changes
    New chain stitch and net fill stitch
    Improved Stitch to Block now keeps sewing attribute

    Expand your creative possibilities and streamline your design work with the new PE-Design 10. With new and enhanced features for everyone from the hobbyist to the home businessperson, PE-Design 10 truly is the ‘Perfect 10’! PE-Design 10 features a new convenient USB-sized security dongle, which replaces the card writer as a security device, so you can easily install and run your software without a bulky card reader.More new and enhanced features include: the enhanced embroidery wizard, ability to see thumbnail previews of your designs in Windows Explorer, new Intelligent Color Sort that automatically color sorts for you, new font name view and font filter, and new fabric selector that adjusts the sewing attributes based on your fabric selection. PE-Design 10 includes over 1,000 built-in designs, including 350 new designs, and 130 fonts, including 25 more built-in regular fonts and 5 new small fonts. Included are new zigzag net fill stitches, and a chain stitch for outlines.

    Enjoy superior quality PhotoStitch results with the selection of amazing new PhotoStitch enhancements: improved preview, new custom mask feature, new ability to reserve colors, and enhanced ‘select from candidates’ feature. Create a badge or applique from virtually any design, including text, with the new patch wizard and use the enhanced applique wizard to create appliques of entire words at a time. The new stitch direction setting feature allows you to create multiple stitch directions within a single shape, and the improved stitch to block feature keeps your sewing attributes and stitch types as you resize your designs. The enhanced stitch density setting allows you to double the stitch density, for great results when using puffy foam as your base. Plus, design work is easier with the enhanced split stitch tool and new matrix copy feature. The Import Vector image digitizing has also been enhanced and now digitizes WMF, EMF and SVG with smoother results. Owners of PE-Design 5 through 8 or PE-Design Next can purchase the PE-Design 10 Upgrade software to take advantage of all the great features of PE-Design 10.
  • US Warranty 30 days replacement if defective.
  • Non-US Warranty: 30 days parts and labor
Brother PE-Design 10 Software Support.
Please Email Brother HERE for Embroidery Software Support or call 1-877-BROTHER (877-276-8437) M-F at 9am to 6pm Eastern Time. They are experiencing an unusually high volume of customer contacts. Know that their team members are at your side and thank you for your patience as you may experience increased response times of 1 to 3 business days.

Watch to learn more about the new, convenient USB-style software key, new chain stitch and net fill stitch and intelligent color sort to reduce thread changes. With more than 1000 built-in designs and 130 built-in fonts, as well as enhanced PhotoStitch™ masks and color settings and enhanced density setting for 3D and puffy foam, it's easier than ever to bring your design vision to life.

*PEDesign 10 new features list from Cindy Hogan
  • USB style Dongle with installation program on USB device.
  • New opening screen wizard
  • Fabric and hoop selector
  • Streamlined platform (3 tabs instead of 5)
  • Displays embroidery designs as thumbnails (pes data) – show view icon options
  • 120 Fonts + 10 micro fonts, fonts have been re-digitized, more characters and symbols have been added to some of the fonts and the character spacing has been adjusted
  • Font Filter
  • Names of Fonts and recommended min size added to built in fonts
  • New Stitch Types – explain that gapping can result or lines can peek out.
  • Optimize Sewing Order Command – Color Sorts and changes entry and exit points to closest connection
  • Matrix copy
  • Embroidered Patch Wizard
  • Cutwork Wizard available for all, but cutting function only available if PR hoop is selected
  • Enhanced Applique wizard – can do multiple items on the screen, can do lettering without converting to outline all in one click, can do pre-digitized designs
  • Guideline function has been added
  • Hide objects not stitched in the Sewing order window
  • Hide items on screen to assist in editing – Show Stitched Objects
  • Ghost image when using the split stitch function
  • Color list can be set to display Color Changes or Total colors
  • Import patterns docked on the Integrated Sewing Attributes Screen
  • New pattern categories
  • Left click and hold on a pattern and a dotted line will appear in the design window to show size
  • Smart color sort button
  • Block punch tool can be edited with outline tool functions including remove overlap, Merge, set hole sewing, create offset lines, applique wizard, create floral lines, etc.
  • All fills available for manual punch
  • Convert to Outline for Pre-digitized patterns
  • Split at point
  • Connect points
  • Split Outline tool
  • Paste Attributes command
  • EMF and SVG files can be digitized with the Import from Vector file
  • Patterns can be imported from Design Center into layout and editing as outline format for advanced editing
  • More right mouse click menu options
  • Guidelines added for alignment
  • Enhanced photo stitch
  • More designs
  • New 9 ½ x 14 in hoop – for The Dream Machine
  • Measure tool has been improved – left click to start, left click to end. Look at measurement at bottom of menu – gives length height and angle of area measured
  • Resizing has been improved doesn't tend to change the stitch type.
  • Import color charts
  • Moved Stitch view icons to bottom of screen
  • Double the density for puffy foam
  • Edit points available for circles and squares.
New Brother PE Design Platform reorganization explanation Let’s talk about the new platform. Here is one of the best things I can tell you to help explain the differences between PE-DESIGN® NEXT and PE-DESIGN® 10. The tabs have been consolidated down to 3 tabs. The Edit and Arrange tabs have been removed. The functions that were there are now all on the Home tab. You could say that Edit and Arrange were called Home. So, if a function was on the Edit Tab, it will be on the Home tab in the Edit Area. If it was on the Arrange Tab (with the exception of the copy tools there), It is in the Edit Area under the Arrange down arrow. The copy tools that were on the Arrange tab (circle copy & mirror copy) are on the Home tab in the Clipboard area, you also have a new copy tool called Matrix copy that can fill a page with a design. Many of the functions (not all) that were on the Edit and Arrange tabs can also be found by right mouse clicking. I think you will be pleasantly surprised by the right mouse click functions. Cindy Hogan