Embird Embroidery Software
Upgrade 2017


to Embird 2017 Embroidery Software



Upgrade from version 2010 and older (i.e. Embird 2010, 2008, 2006, 2004, 2003, Plus, 6.0) to Embird 2017 is a paid upgrade and a new main registration password is required. Otherwise, the new software runs only in demo mode.

The registration numbers for all plug-ins from previous Embird versions are valid in Embird 2017. However, the plug-ins are not functional until you insert the new main registration password.

In other words, if you are registered user of previous version of Embird (version 2012 or older), your plug-in registration numbers for Alphabets, Font Engine, Iconizer, Digitizing Studio, Sfumato Stitch and Cross Stitch will work also in Embird 2017. You only need to pay the upgrade fee for the basic Embird.

Upgrade from version 2012, 2013, 2015 and 2016 to the new version 2017 is free of charge and new password is not needed.

Payment for Upgrade


Please follow these steps to pay for upgrade to Embird 2017 from Embird 2006/2008/2010:

  1. Run Embird 2006/2008/2010.

  2. Click "Help > Order" menu. This will display a dialog box on the screen. 

  3. Switch ON the "Upgrade to Embird 2017 from Embird 20xx" option.

  4. Specify your e-mail address to the box at the bottom of the dialog box.

  5. Click "Next" button. This will launch your Internet browser and open our payment page after a short while. Follow the steps from this page to continue.

In case the above steps do not work for you, please pay for the upgrade to Embird 2017 via our registration site.

Please use our registration site.



This is a short overview of installation. If you need more detailed quide, please read Installing Embird 2017 tutorial.

Follow these steps to install Embird 2017:

  1. Download required (32-bit or 64-bit) installation files for Embird 2017 and for plug-ins you need (new Studio, new Alphabets) from download site.

  2. Important
    • If you are installing 32-bit Embird 2017 it is NECESSARY to uninstall previous version of Embird, e.g. Embird 2010.
    • If you are installing 64-bit Embird 2017 then you can leave Embird 2010 on your PC, it is not necessary to uninstall it.
    • To uninstall older Embird, please use "Start > Programs > Embird > Uninstall Embird" menu. More information about un-installation is available in tutorial.
  3. If you have Windows 7 or Windows Vista, please read instructions in FAQ list before starting installation.

  4. Install Embird 2017 by running its installation file via "Start > Run" menu.

  5. Install plug-ins (new Studio, Alphabets) by running their installation files via "Start > Run" menu.

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