Digitizing Software

Looking for a starting point for digitizing your own embroidery designs? 

These articles and videos will help you make a good choice for your digitizing software. 

Where To Start With Digitizing?
"I'd like to learn to digitize, however I don't know where to start. I own Embird. Should I purchase Embird digitizer or a different program? How difficult is it?" ...

Digitizing Programs: Are They All Like This?
Here's part of an email I received this morning and my answer to it... "I've been learning to digitize since about a year ago using PSW 2.0 software. I recently bought a new SWF machine and switched to their digitizing software. Are these software packages difficult or is it just me?" ...

Buy The Right Digitizing Software / Part 1
Which is the "right" digitizing software to buy?  What if I make a mistake and buy the wrong one?  Can I learn to use the software or will it ...

Buy The Right Digitizing Software / Part 2
I started this article series with a lot of questions about digitizing software.  Next we'll look at what you can do WITHOUT digitizing software!   ...

Buy The Right Digitizing Software / Part 3
I started this series with the following question...   ...

Buy The Right Digitizing Software Part 4
In the first three parts I covered the background issues in buying digitizing software.  In this 4th part in the series, I'll answer specific questions about ...

Buy The Right Digitizing Software Part 5
(Written in 2007)
As I said in earlier articles, there are "auto-digitizing" and "manual punch" programs, and there is also sofware that does both.  To get the best quality results ...