Embird Embroidery Software
Update 2021

Creating Design Images for Cataloguing

1 - Run Embird, it will start in "Manager" mode.

2 - Use "Drive", "Folder" and "Files" boxes (located on the Right Panel at the right side of the screen) and choose the folder with embroidery designs.

3 - In the "Files" box select the designs which you want to create images of. To select multiple designs, please move mouse pointer to the file name of the first design in the "Files:" box at the right side of the screen, depress the left mouse button and hold it down while moving the mouse pointer over the file names of the other designs. When the mouse pointer is over the last design, please release the left mouse button (Picture No. 1).

1. Select multiple designs

Select multiple designs

4 - Once the files are selected, click "Right Panel > Export > Export Image" command from main menu (Picture No. 2).

2. Select "Right Panel > Export > Export Image" menu

Select "Right Panel > Export > Export Image" menu

5 - Specify the size of images - either the width or the height, both dimensions or scale 1:1. Click "OK" button to continue (Picture No. 3).

3. Choose image size

Choose image size

6 - After a while, the "Save As" dialog box will appear on the screen (Picture No. 4). Choose the file format for images in "Save file as type" box.You can choose among many formats, including .BMP, .GIF, .JPG and .PNG formats. File size of image stored in .JPG file is smaller than the file size of image stored in .BMP file. On the other hand it takes more time to create the file with .JPG extension, because it contains compressed image.

7 - Finally, click "All" button to create images of all selected designs. In case you have selected only single design, click "OK" button. Images will be stored in the same folder as the designs (Picture No. 4).

4. Choose image format and file name

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8 - Now you can view images to check them. In this example, they are displayed in free image viewer is IrfanView (Picture No. 5). Another free image viewer is ACDSee.

5. Images in 3rt party application

Images in 3rt party application

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