6D™ Common Features

All the 6D™ Embroidery System Packages contain these Common Features:

  • Touch Gestures supported on Windows® 8 touchscreens — Pinch, Zoom, Autoscroll, and Select and Move
  • Create, edit, and display designs in true three-dimensional reality with Life View. Watch Solar Active and Glow in the Dark threads change, and preview designs with special techniques such as Puffy Foam, twin needle and dual threads!
  • Watch your designs “stitching” on screen with the Design Player
  • Preview your projects on textured backgrounds or real-life fabrics and garments
  • View your threads including metallic, multicolor and varying thicknesses in your preferred real-life hoop
  • Design with your choice of over 16,000 threads, even specialty threads, from 33 manufacturers or design multiple personal MyThreads palettes.
  • Adjust color tone, brightness and contrast to automatically select new threads
  • Multi-Part Design Saving – design parts stay separate when you save, open and copy, allowing individual parts of a design to be modified after saving
  • Quick and easy to send an embroidery to your connected HUSQVARNA VIKING® machine
  • Easily load and save most popular embroidery formats; Export is optimized for sewing
  • Friendly, helpful tooltips and extensive program help built right in, plus Comprehensive User’s Guides and an Online Learning Center
  • Automatically receive the latest tools and improvements with Smart Update

File formats

  • Bernina ART (.art version 1-3; load only)
  • Brother / Babylock / Bernina PEC (.pec)
  • Brother / Babylock / Bernina PES (.pes version 2-9)
  • Compucon / Singer PSW (.xxx)
  • Husqvarna Viking / Pfaff (.vp3, .vip)
  • Husqvarna (.hus, .shv)
  • Janome (.jef, .sew)
  • Melco (.exp)
  • Pfaff (.pcs)
  • Tajima (.dst)
  • Toyota (.10*)

System requirements

  • Windows® 8 or Windows® 7
  • PC with Intel® processor or equivalent (1 GHz or higher)
  • 1GB RAM (32-bit) or 2GB RAM (64-bit)
  • 2GB hard disk space
  • Screen resolution 1024 x 768, 16 million colors (1280 x 768 recommended)
  • Mouse or drawing tablet
  • USB port
  • Internet activation required

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