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PE-DESIGN Ver.8 Trial Version

This is a trial version of PE-DESIGN Ver.8 which allows you to try PE-DESIGN(Personal Embroidery Design Software System) Ver.8 with limited functions.
Brother is not responsible for damage to or loss of any equipment, media, programs or data related to the use of this trial version.


If a product version of PE-DESIGN Ver.8 has already been installed on your PC, do not install this trial version.
If you purchase a product version of PE-DESIGN Ver.8 and install it after using this trial version, be sure to uninstall this trial version by using "Control Panel" - "Add/Remove programs".
In order to install the software on Windows® Operating System, you must log on to the computer using an account with administrator privileges.
For details on logging on to the computer using an account with administrator privileges, refer to the Windows manual.

Language File Neme Size Release Date File
English ped8trial_eng.exe 40.3MB 01/26/2009
Français ped8trial_fre.exe 41.3MB 01/26/2009
Deutsch ped8trial_ger.exe 41.3MB 01/26/2009
Nederlands ped8trial_dut.exe 40.3MB 01/26/2009
Español ped8trial_spa.exe 40.2MB 01/26/2009
Italiano ped8trial_ita.exe 40.7MB 01/26/2009
Русский ped8trial_rus.exe 41.7MB 01/26/2009
中文 ped8trial_prc.exe 41.1MB 01/26/2009

    How to download the program to your hard drive

1. Create a temporary folder (ex. C:\Temp) on your PC to save the program file to be downloaded.
2. Click the above "Download" link.
3. Select the previously created temporary folder (ex. C:\Temp) where the downloaded file should be stored.
4. Download the file.

    How to install the program to your hard drive

1. Exit PE-DESIGN, if you run it.
2. Double-click on the downloaded "ped8trial_eng/_fre/_ger/_dut/_spa/_ita/_rus/_prc.exe" file from Explore.
3. Follow the instructions and proceed through the install process.
4. After finishing the installation, it is no problem to delete the downloaded file "ped7trial_eng/_fre/_ger/_dut/_spa/_ita/_rus/_prc.exe".

    System Requirements

Computer IBM-PC or compatible computer
Operating System Windows® 2000, Windows® XP, Windows Vista®
Processor Pentium III 800 MHz or higher running above "Operating System"
Memory 128 MB (1GB or more is recommended.)
Hard disk free space 200 MB or more
Monitor XGA (1024 x 768), 16-bit color or higher
Port 1 available USB

    Differences between the trial version and the product version

The trial version does not have following functions.
Also, the trial version has less sample data than the product version.

Design Center
Saving a created data.

Layout & Editing
Saving a created data.
Transferring a design to a card.
Importing a design from a card.
Exporting a design into other formats.
Converting TrueType Font to an embroidery pattern.

Programmable Stitch Creator
Saving a created data.

Font Creator
Saving a created data.
Creating a custom font from TrueType font.

Design Database
Printing a catalog of embroidery design.
Outputting as an HTML file.
Outputting as a CSV file.
Converting data to a different format.
Transferring a design to a card.

    Download the manuals

Please click here
to download the manuals for PE-DESIGN Ver.8.

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