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Features Creative DRAWings 8 DRAWings 6 Pro DRAWings 8 Pro
Creativity      
Create designs using DRAWings® built-in Designer
Convert any vector design to embroidery 
Support for .AI .EPS format up to version CC
Import images as Backdrop and use them as guideline to design on top.
Convert images into embroidery design (using the Auto tracer)
Convert images to Cross-stitch automatically 
Convert images to photo-stitch automatically
Create beautiful monochrome or CMYK (Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black))
 color photo-stitch designs
Import images directly from scanner and create embroidery designs
Import images directly from Web camera and create embroidery designs
 Import Stitch files as is and edit them with new editing tools
 Combine stitch files with vector files inside Create tab
Use CorelDRAW® as a design tool for the created design
Create a monogram design using the startup wizard
Design tools
Paint fill/pen tools
Vector fill Pen type
Stippling fill type
Stencil pen type
Cut pen type
Create freehand shapes (Freehand, Bezzier, Outline)
Create ready made shapes (Elipse, Rectangle, Star, etc)
Complete Text toolset (Add text, text on path, Edit text and much more). 
Ability to use abbreviations in text art designs
Create any text art design and convert it to stitches 
Create Monogram design
Rectangular Array/Kaleidoscope
Ability to rotate the Rectangular arrays during their creation
Circular Array tool 
Circular array Contour ability with or without Equal steps
Auto-border tool with Satin serial and Running stitch types 
Auto-border with remove holes ability
Add new objects as clones
Auto-sequence control 
Manual embroidery sequencing with the use of Sequence manager
Sequence manager - Group objects by color
Every time you hover over a specific object on the sequence manager,
 the respective object is focused on the screen
Insert Symbol library, convert any symbol to perfect embroidery 
Now you can also convert Open Type Fonts (.otf) to embroidery
Create beautiful designs with crystals/rhinestones
Create cutwork designs for appliqué or any other use
Direct connection with most known cutters
Ability to save cutwork designs as .plt, .svg, or .dxf files
Support for different Crystal shapes
(Round, Drop, Square, Triangle, Navette and Baguette )
Complete Monogramming Utility with many readymade frame designs
Unique Array fill ability. Fill your shapes with
any other shape or design as an array
Complete clipart library with hundreds of designs
Magic wand - New designing tool that can make your designing life easier
Editing tools      
 Complete editing/transformation abilities
Object transformation (Move, Resize, Rotate, Slant, Duplicate objects).
 Ability to Align, Distribute and Auto size objects
 Ability to Group, Ungroup, Combine and Break apart
 Ability to Intersect, Weld and Trim objects inside the Create tab
Single click selection, Rectangle selection, Lasso selection
Preset selection options (Select All, Select None, Invert selection )
Select by color
Select by stitch type even if no object is selected
Complete Node/Shape editor inside the Create tab
Make shape changes easily
Embroidery quality enhancements together with a new fabric category
Ability to ungroup all grouped object at once
Advanced Applique options
Adjust global Cutter parameters
Select your Cutting mat
Exporting designs      
Save the designs in the most common embroidery file formats 
Export to Dropbox
Ability to export your artwork from the Create tab to vector file (svg file)
Print the artwork of the design you have created 
Export embroidery image with 3D realistic embroidery preview 
Export the designs to Quilt and to DXF file formats
Export to .VP3, .MST and .SEF file formats
Embroidery optimization      
Select between 8 different embroidering strategies 
Automatic overlapping shapes trimming
Keep sequence of overlapped objects
Professional embroidery quality for everyone
Eliminates thread trims inside combined objects
Styles and Patterns are included 
More styles for quilting and ability to mirror any style.
Embroidery transformations      
Fill the embroidery designs with 6 different stitch types 
Net fill embroidery type is added
Adjust the Density of Satin, Step, Piping and Satin serial objects. 
Adjust the Compensation of Satin, Step and Satin Serial objects. 
Adjust the Length of stitches of Step, Piping and Running objects. 
Change the Underlay of Satin, Step and Satin Serial objects
Specify the Applique Cleaning, Default Fixing and Position. 
Offset control for Applique
Offset control for Running objects 
Offset control for Satin serial objects 
Direction control in Satin, Step and Piping objects
Divide Satin and Piping objects 
Workspace      
Technique selection
Fully customizable workspace according your preferences.
Open multiple designs in tabs
Improved speed from "DRAW" to "stitch" tab
3D realistic preview with editing abilities
Inertia / kinetic scrolling
Slow redraw - Embroidery machine simulation 
Select between different fabrics 
Complete Hoop designer including the most popular hoops of the market
Use Guidelines, the Ruler and Grid inside the Create tab for accurate
shape transformations and new shape designing
Color manager 
New thread color palettes
Automatic color matching with actual threads 
Short colors by Name or Color in Color palette
Ability to remove backdrop
Intelligent auto-backup system 
Compatible with Windows® Vista / 7 / 8 /10
Software key for more freedom
Automatic Software Update
Wings™' modular®       
Includes Wings’ modular® 5 version  (Basic)
Includes Wings’ modular® 5 version  (Text )
Includes Wings’ modular® 5 version  (Editing)
Includes Wings’ modular® 6 version  (Basic)
Includes Wings’ modular® 6 version  (Text )
Includes Wings’ modular® 6 version  (Editing)
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