Cross Stitch Professional for Windows can be
used for converting photographs and clipart into
cross stitch charts. It can also be used to design
charts starting with a blank sheet. Charts can be
produced complete with colour key, simulation of
stitched result and thread organiser cards.
All 3 versions now produce hand cross stitch charts
and digitising for machine. The digitising process
is completely automatic once the cross stitch
design is entered by drawing or scanning.
The program features advanced tools such as layered
objects, despeckling, smoothing, shape drawing
Image importing features sophisticated colour
reduction and matching and is not a simple majority
colour reduction. Manufacturers colour ranges have
been measured accuratley using a spectrophotometer
to ensure matching between screen colours and the
finished stitched result.
The Plus and Publisher versions include export
capability including huge image export and pdf
creation without the need for additional pdf