Embird Embroidery Software
Updated 03 Nov 2014
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Installing Embird Plug-in in Windows 8

This tutorial explains how to install Embird plug-in (i.e. Alphabet plug-in or Studio plug-in) in Windows 8. It is supposed that user is logged into Windows 8 as Administrator, and all other settings are left at their default values, including User Account Control setting (UAC). Also, it is supposed that user has already installed the main Embird program, as shown in tutorial Installing Embird in Windows 8.

Note: Before you start installing Embird and/or its plug-ins, please find out the type of your Windows as shown in tutorial Installing Embird, step 9 and 10. It is either 32-bit or 64-bit version. Download appropriate installation file of main Embird program and optional plug-ins from http://www.embird.net/sw/embird/newdown.htm.

1 - Run the downloaded installation file of Embird plug-in. The User Account Control mechanism will warn you that this program will make changes to your computer (Picture No. 1). Click "Yes" button.

Picture No.1

Run plug-in installation file, UAC will show warning

2 - The installation program will automatically recognize the folder with main Embird program. Please make sure that it shows the correct folder (Picture No. 2). Then click "Unzip" button, the plug-in installation process will start.

Picture No.2

Click Unzip button

3 - A dialog box with result will appear on screen once the installation process is finished (Picture No. 3). Click "OK" button.

Picture No. 3

Installation is finished

4 - Run main Embird program by double-clicking its icon on Desktop. Select menu "Help > Installed Plug-ins" (Picture No. 4).

Picture No. 4

Run Embird and select meni Help > Installed Plug-ins

5 - A dialog box showing the list of installed plug-ins will appear on the screen (Picture No. 5). Make sure that the plug-in was correctly installed and is recognized by main Embird program. Click "OK" button to close this window.

Picture No. 5

Make sure that plug-in was installed successfully

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