What’s The Difference Between PE-Design 7.0 & PE-Design Lite?

PE-Design vs. PE-Design Version 7.0

We’ve gotten some questions about the differences between the full version of PE-Design 7.0 and the newer, less expensive PE-Design Lite.  So without further ado, here is a break down of the differences between the two of them:

GENERAL FEATURES
Hoop Sizes:
PE-Design Lite:  supports 2 hoop sizes, the 100mm x 100mm (4″ x 4″) and the 130mm x 180mm (5″ x 7″)
PE-Design Ver. 7:  supports up to 5 hoops as large as 300mm x 200mm (11.75″ x 7.75″)
File Importing:
PE-Design Lite:  Yes
PE-Design Ver 7:  Yes
File Exporting:
PE-Design Lite:  NO
PE-Design Ver 7:  Yes
Included Applications:
PE-Design Lite:  1
PE-Design Ver. 7:  5

FONT FUNCTIONS
Built-in Fonts:
PE-Design Lite:  35
PE-Design Ver. 7:  35
True Type Fonts, Monograms, & Small Font:
PE-Design Lite:  NO
PE-Design Ver. 7:  Yes
Text Arrangement:
PE-Design Lite:  Follows the curve
PE-Design Ver. 7:  Follows the shape of any line
Text Transformation:
PE-Design Lite:  NO
PE-Design Ver. 7:  Yes
Custom Font Pattern Creation:
PE-Design Lite:  NO
PE-Design Ver. 7:  Yes with included font creator

IMAGE CONVERSION
Auto Punch:
PE-Design Lite:  Yes
PE-Design Ver. 7:  Yes
Photo Stitch:
PE-Design Lite:  NO
PE-Design Ver. 7:  Yes
Cross Stitch:
PE-Design Lite:  NO
PE-Design Ver. 7:  Yes

SEWING ATTRIBUTES
Region Sew Type:
PE-Design Lite:  2
PE-Design Ver. 7:  10
Line Sew Type:
PE-Design Lite:  0
PE-Design Ver. 7:  5
Gradation & Color Blending:
PE-Design Lite:  NO
PE-Design Ver. 7:  Yes

DRAWING SHAPES
Line, Rectangle, Circle, Heart, Star, etc:
PE-Design Lite:  NO
PE-Design Ver. 7:  Yes
Manual Punch Digitizing:
PE-Design Lite:  NO
PE-Design Ver. 7:  Yes

EDITING
Point Editing:
PE-Design Lite:  NO
PE-Design Ver. 7:  Yes
Stitch Pattern Editing:
PE-Design Lite:  NO
PE-Design Ver. 7:  Yes

So hopefully if you made it to this point (we commend you) you now have a better understanding of the differences between the two PE-Design programs.  We do actually carry both of them in stock, but to purchase them you will need to call us toll free at 1-866-739-2568.  Authorized Brother dealers are unable to post prices for these products, but we guarantee it will be worth your time…

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