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PE Design Plus2 Embroidery Software

Want to take your embroidery to the next level and create your own designs? PE-Design Plus 2 is a fantastic software suite for your embroidery machine. Turn your favourite photo or illustration files into unique designs and set your creativity free. 

$599.95 RRP (Inc. GST)

Now you can create your own unique embroidery from scratch. PE DESIGN PLUS2 Embroidery Software gives you the power to use basic shapes and fonts to make your own designs. You can even import Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG), transform picture files and even photos into embroidered works of art through Autopunch and the PhotoStitch™ features. Plus, you can now export FCM cut files for ScanNCut to precisely cut your appliqués pieces to fit within your design. There are 35 regular fonts included plus 5 small fonts and line stitches include zigzag, running and motif, regional stitches are available in satin, fill, programmable fill, motif and stippling so you can design embroidery up to 240 x 360mm (9 ½” x 14”) and export in a wide range of formats, including PES, DST, JEF and many others.


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Key features

  • 35 regular fonts, 5 small fonts
  • Includes 287 built-in designs, 42 PhotoStitch™ designs, 46 PhotoStitch™ sample images
  • Image conversion AutoPunch, Cross Stitch, PhotoStitch™
  • SVG/WMF/EMF and ScanNCut Compatible
  • Export File types: PES, DST, EXP, PCS, HUS, VIP, SHV, JEF, SEW, CSD, XXX, FCM


With powerful features and an easy-to-use, intuitive user interface, PE-Design Plus 2 is a great software package expertly designed for embroiderers everywhere.

PE-Design Plus 2 gives you the power to digitise and transform your photos into embroidered works of art. 

Create PES files, as well as a host of other file types, to make embroidering intricate patterns effortless. Plus, you can now export FCM cut files to precision-cut your appliqués with a ScanNCut home and hobby cutting machine.

PE-Design Plus 2 makes it easy to change the size of your embroidery designs without changing the stitch density. The Appliqué Wizard also makes it simple  to turn any embroidery design into an appliqué. And with its intuitive user interface, it provides hassle-free access to its array of features.

Trial Version

Download a trial version which allows you to try PE-DESIGN PLUS2 (Personal Embroidery Design Software System) with limited functions.

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Key Features

PE-Design Plus2 embroidery software on a blue pattern background

  • Image-to-stitch Photo Stitch function – turn your favourite photo or illustration files into embroidery designs
  • Rotate and resize your design
  • Editable hoop size – set hoop size in 1 mm increments
  • 287 built-in embroidery designs and 35 fonts
  • Resize without changing stitch density
  • Applique features - compatible with ScanNCut
  • Multiple formats available for import and export (.pes, .dst, .hus, .exp, .pcs, .vip, .sew, .jef, .csd, .xxx and .shv).


Hardware Requirements

Before installing the software on your computer, make sure that the computer meets the following requirements. 

  • Computer: PC - currently not available for MAC OS
  • Operating System: Windows Vista® / Windows®7, 8.1, 10 (32 or 64 bit)
  • Processor: 1GHz or higher
  • Memory: 512MB (1GB or more is recommended)
  • Hard disk free space: 300MB
  • Monitor: XGA (1024 x 768), 16-bit colour or higher
  • Port: 1 available USB
  • Device: Mouse

Specification Details

Features and Specifications

Machine Type Design Software
Skill Level Beginner, Intermediate
Advanced User Interface Yes
Applications 1
Built-in Thread Brands 11
fcm (ScanNCut file) Export/Import Yes
File Import Yes
Hoop Size Up to 240 x 360
Install Program In PE Design Software Key
Multi-Position Hoops Yes
Sample Embroidery Data 250
Security Device PE Design Software Key
Stitch Stimulation Yes
Heart, Star, etc Prepared as Design Library
Line/Curve/Freehand Line, Curve Only
Rectangle, Circle Yes
Applique / Background Fill Wizards Yes
Convert Text to Outline Yes
Keep Density of Stitch Patterns Yes
Mirror Copy Yes
Offset Line Yes
Point Editing Yes
Remove Overlapping, Merge, Hole Sewing Setting Yes
Scale, Rotate, Flip Yes
Built-in Fonts 35
Small Font 5
Text Transform 5 Types Only
Auto punch for rapid image conversion of raster images (jpg/gif/bmp/png) Yes
Cross Stitch Yes
Image Color Tune Yes
Mask Select Yes
Photo Stitch Yes
Photo Stitch2 (Simple Type) Yes
Vector Image Import and Conversion Yes
Line Sew Type 3 - Running, Zigzag, Motif
Region Sew Type 5 - Satin, Fill, Programmable fill, Motif, Stippling

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