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Price

Country

Plus for MAC OSX

UK

£125

USA

$149

*Non UK prices obtained from our distributors websites at time of writing. UK price includes VAT @20% not payable if shipping outside of EU.
Download prices are different.

Application

Use for:

Plus for MAC OSX

Symbol charts

Yes

Machine stitching

Yes

Stitch Types

Stitch

Plus for MAC OSX

Cross Stitch

Yes

3/4 Stitch + 1/4

Yes

1/2 Stitch (/,\)

Yes

4 x 1/4 Stitch

Yes

Long Stitch

Yes

Split Cross

Yes

Back Stitch (BS)

Yes

Multi thickness BS

Yes

BS to centre

Yes

Kloster Block

Yes

Woven Bars

Yes

Spiders Webs

Yes

French knots

Yes

Beads

Yes

Knitting

Yes

Blackwork

Auto

Custom

No (coming later, free update)

Colour features

Feature

Plus for MAC OSX

Thread ranges

30+

Colours per design

220

Blending

Yes

Hue Change

Yes

Edit/add colours

No (coming soon, free update)

Change BS colour

Yes

Swap Clr in area

Yes

Match colour

Yes

Merge Colour

Yes

Change symbols

Yes

Sort palette

Yes

Remove Duplicates

Yes

Remove unused

Yes

Delete colour

Yes

Pick palette

Yes

Reduce Colours

Yes

Vary Brightness

Yes

Vary colour balance

Yes

Selective display

Yes

Drawing Tools

Tool:

Plus for MAC OSX

Filled shapes

20+

Unfilled shapes

6

Pen width

1-4

Line of stitches

Yes

Rotated borders

Yes

Backstitch pen tool

Yes

Draw with mirrors

Yes

Curve drawing

Yes

Undo operation

Yes

Stitch by stitch undo

Yes

Area Operations

Function:

Plus for MAC OSX

Define rectangular

Yes

Define irregular

Yes

Cut,Copy,Paste,Del

Yes

Delete stitch type

Yes

Fill

Yes

Reflect X,Y

Yes

Mirror

Yes

Rotate 90

Yes

Rotate any angle

Yes

Auto Backstitch

Yes

Auto Move/Copy

Yes

Resize area

Yes

To layered object

Yes

Magic wand select

Yes

Swap colour

Yes

Hue change

Yes

Auto BS colours

Yes

Auto BS outline

Yes

Selective display

Yes

Automatic Tools

Tool:

Plus for MAC OSX

Backstitch

Yes

Floodfill

Yes

Fill tolerance

Yes

Fill with motif

Yes

Custom fill pattern

Yes

Half density fill

Yes

Quarter density fill

Yes

Blackwork fill

Yes

Blackwork patterns

Yes

Smooth

Yes

Despeckle

Yes

Screen shot

Yes

Thread length calc.

Yes (selectable table in key printing)

Thread costing

Yes

Variable formula

Yes

Image Importing

Feature:

Plus for MAC OSX

Scanning

No - scan first then import

Crop image

No - crop before or after import

Reduce colours

Yes

Match thread range

Yes

Match to chosen

Yes

select size

Yes

Interpolate on resize

Yes

Preview design

Yes

Repeat last image

Yes

File formats

Many

Twain support

No - scan first then import

USB compatible

N/A

Patternmaker V1, Aspire2, Stitchcraft, PC-Stitch 5,6,7

Yes

Clipboard import

Yes

Multiple TWAINs

N/A

Import with petitpoint

Yes

Display

Function:

Plus for MAC OSX

Max Design Size

1200 x 1200

Colours per design

220

Fabric count

1-99

Realistic Aida

Yes

Realistic Linen

Yes

Realistic Tapestry canvas

Yes

Realistic Plastic

Yes

Realistic Rug

Yes

Plain Grid

Yes

Image as b'ground

Yes

Blank background

Yes

Set aspect ratio

Yes

View framed

Yes

Realistic Crosses

Yes

Realistic Tapestry stitches

Yes

Knitting

Yes

Block display

Yes

Symbol Display

Yes

Symbol + Block

Yes

Colour Symbol

Yes

Centre marks

Tes

Alignment targets

No

Zoom Levels

13

Scroll bars

Yes

Superview navigate

Yes

No. Designs open

50+

Layered Object functions

Function:

Plus for MAC OSX

Area to Object

Yes

Motif as Object

Yes

Move Object

Yes

Resize Object

Yes

Restore Object

Yes

Convert to stitches

Yes

Rotate

Yes

Reflect

Yes

Duplicate

Yes

Bring to Front

Yes

Send to back

Yes

Move forward

Yes

Move back

Yes

Align Tops

Yes

Align Bottoms

Yes

Align Left

Yes

Align right

Yes

Combine

Yes

Group

Yes

Split

Yes

Text Objects

Yes

Vector CAD edit

No

Edit layer in place

No

Text to stitches functions

Function:

Plus for MAC OSX

Use TrueType fonts

Yes

Cross Stitch

Yes

Cross & 3/4 stitch

Yes

Backstitch outlined

Yes

Backstitch fonts

Yes

Multiple line

Yes

Auto Centering

Yes

Design own fonts

Yes

Pictorial capable fonts

Yes

Change object font

Yes

Resize text object

Yes

Change object text

Yes

Layer text objects

Yes

Printing

Function:

Plus for MAC OSX

Sizes

Infinite

Black Symbols

Yes

Colour Blocks

Yes

Colour crosses

Yes

Blocks and symbols

Yes

Colour symbols

Yes

Wash out colours

Yes

Use white symbols

Yes

Auto Tiling

Yes

Overlap shading

Yes

Print selected page

Yes

Print any area

Yes

Key on same sheet

Yes

Separate sheet key

Yes

Turn off grid

Yes

Print selected clrs

Yes

Spot Clr separation

No

Selectable grid nos.

Yes

3/4 stitch separators

Yes

Thread organisers

Yes

Thread lengths

Yes

Framed view

Yes

Print Preview

No

Life size model

No