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Floriani...The Name That Means Beautiful Quilting and Embroidery! 1 FTC FTC-P FES MDQ FPM DP3 S2P MM3 AD3 SS3 BF3 LP3 Features x x Split Designs x x x Social Network Connections (Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest) x x x x x x x x x x x x Center Design Origin x Automated Piecing in the Hoop Quilt Block Design Creation x Automatically Create Cutting Outlines for Quilt Blocks x x True Type Text Fonts x x Text on Path x x Split Line Tool x x Single Line Satin Input Method x x Create Own Variegated Thread Charts x x x x x x x x x x x x Variegated Thread View Support x x Convert Images to Vector Artwork x Texture Fills x Advanced Stippling x Echo Quilting x Shape Echo x Crazy Quilting stitches x x Wave Fill Pattern x x x Auto Split Satin Stitches x x Auto Scroll Window x x Insert Stitches Before/After feature x x 11 Closes Point Connect Fonts x x x x Redwork Tool x x x x Convert Only Appli-Stitch Tool Digitizing Tools FTC: Floriani Total Control – Commercial FTC-P: Floriani Total Control Professional FES: Floriani Embroidery Suite MDQ: My Decorative Quilter FPM: Floriani Piece Maker DPIII: Digitizing Pro III S2P: Stitch2Perfection MMIII: Monogram Master III ADIII: Auto Digitizing III SSIII: Smart Sizer III BFIII: Borders & Frames III LPIII: Lettering Pro III Floriani Embroidery Software Comparison Guide NEW NEW NEW

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Page 1: Floriani Embroidery Software Comparison Guide Floriani...The Name That Means Beautiful Quilting and Embroidery! Special Features Floriani Embroidery Software Comparison Guide FTC:

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FTC FTC-P FES MDQ FPM DP3 S2P MM3 AD3 SS3 BF3 LP3 Features

x x Split Designs

x x xSocial Network Connections (Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest)

x x x x x x x x x x x x Center Design Origin

xAutomated Piecing in the Hoop Quilt Block Design Creation

xAutomatically Create Cutting Outlines for Quilt Blocks

x x True Type Text Fonts

x x Text on Path

x x Split Line Tool

x x Single Line Satin Input Method

x x Create Own Variegated Thread Charts

x x x x x x x x x x x x Variegated Thread View Support

x x Convert Images to Vector Artwork

x Texture Fills

x Advanced Stippling

x Echo Quilting

x Shape Echo

x Crazy Quilting stitches

x x Wave Fill Pattern

x x x Auto Split Satin Stitches

x x Auto Scroll Window

x x Insert Stitches Before/After feature

x x 11 Closes Point Connect Fonts

x x x x Redwork Tool

x x xx

Convert Only

Appli-Stitch Tool

Digitizing Tools

FTC: Floriani Total Control – CommercialFTC-P: Floriani Total Control ProfessionalFES: Floriani Embroidery SuiteMDQ: My Decorative Quilter FPM: Floriani Piece MakerDPIII: Digitizing Pro III

S2P: Stitch2PerfectionMMIII: Monogram Master IIIADIII: Auto Digitizing IIISSIII: Smart Sizer IIIBFIII: Borders & Frames IIILPIII: Lettering Pro III

Floriani Embroidery Software Comparison Guide

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Digitizing Tools

FTC: Floriani Total Control – CommercialFTC-P: Floriani Total Control ProfessionalFES: Floriani Embroidery SuiteMDQ: My Decorative QuilterFPM: Floriani Piece MakerDPIII: Digitizing Pro III

S2P: Stitch2PerfectionMMIII: Monogram Master IIIADIII: Auto Digitizing IIISSIII: Smart Sizer IIIBFIII: Borders & Frames IIILPIII: Lettering Pro III

FTC FTC-P FES MDQ FPM DP3 S2P MM3 AD3 SS3 BF3 LP3 Features

x x Tackle Twill Tool (create custom tackle twill patterns/designs)

x Sequins Tool (create custom run and fill sequin patterns/designs)

x Chenille Tool (create custom run and fill chenille patterns/designs)

x x x xx

(convert to Run only)

x Artwork tool (create vector artwork that can be exported -.plt format - or converted to stitches)

x x x x Trim Button (to quickly apply a trim after an object)

x x x x Insert Needle Change Button (to quickly apply a color change after an object)

x x x x Emboss Lines (for creating a split line for satin or fill patterns)

x x Inside - Out text Feature (for cap or jacket back lettering designs)

x x x

(includes exclusive

styles)

Pattern Shape Fill Patterns (new shaped fill pattern styles)

x x xx

Convert to only

x Appliqué Tool (create custom appliqué designs)

x x x Cross Stitch Tool

x x x x Auto Digitizing Wizard (work with vector and image files)

x x x x x Segmented Auto Digitizing for user controlled auto digitizing

x x xx

Limited and software specific

functionality

x(Run stitch only)

x Manual Digitizing

x x x x x Multiple Stitch Types (manual, run, satin, steil, fill)

Floriani Embroidery Software Comparison Guide

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Special Features

Floriani Embroidery Software Comparison GuideFTC: Floriani Total Control – CommercialFTC-P: Floriani Total Control ProfessionalFES: Floriani Embroidery SuiteMDQ: My Decorative Quilter FPM: Floriani Piece MakerDPIII: Digitizing Pro III

S2P: Stitch2PerfectionMMIII: Monogram Master IIIADIII: Auto Digitizing IIISSIII: Smart Sizer IIIBFIII: Borders & Frames IIILPIII: Lettering Pro III

FTC FTC-P FES MDQ FPM DP3 S2P MM3 AD3 SS3 BF3 LP3 Features

x x Create Own Variegated Thread Charts

x x x x x x x x x x x x Variegated Thread View Support

x Quilt Block Artwork

x Embellishments

x Border Designs

x Décor Flourishes

x Color Sort

x Placement Marks

x x x x Open, Create, Save designs in quilt formats (QCC, CQP, HQF, SSD, and TXT)

x x x x Create Outline Feature

x x Design Analysis

x x On-screen Text Typing

x x x Create Custom Thread Charts

x x Save a Design as JPG

x x Color Blending Feature

x x Create Custom Emboss Fill Patterns

x x Create Custom Motif Patterns

x x Create Custom Standard Fill Patterns

x x x x xx

(lettering only)

x xx

(borders only)

x (lettering

only)

Save2Sew - automatically adjusts design density, underlay, and compensation based on fabric type selected

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Editing FeaturesFTC FTC-P FES MDQ FPM DP3 S2P MM3 AD3 SS3 BF3 LP3 Features

x x x x Define Image Horizon

x x x x Define Image Scale

x x x x Random Split for Satin Stitches

x x Slice Tool for Splitting 1 element into multiple elements

x x x x Reduce Nodes/Points Function (to eliminate excess nodes/points for fast editing)

x x x x Reduce Angle Lines Function (to eliminate excess angle lines for fast editing)

x x x x x Optimize Entry/Exit Points (automatically rearranges entry/exit points for design optimization)

x x x x x x Optimize Design Sequence (automatically rearranges design sewing sequence for optimal sewing sequence)

x x x x x x x x x Convert between stitch types

x x x x x x x x x x x x Unlimited redo/undo

x x x x Add sections to existing embroidery objects

x x x x Auto-branching in manual Digitizing

x x x x x x x x x x Resequence by color

x x x x x x x x x x x x Resize with stitch regenerating

x x x x x x x x x x x x Alignment tools/functions

x x x x x x x x x x x x Transform designs/objects

x x x x x x x x x x x x Re-sequence object in Sequence managerect

x x x x x x x x x Break Apart text for additional editing capabilities

x x x xx

(Run stitch only)

x x x x Modify start and end points of design elements

x x x x x x x x Modify stitch direction/angles in design elements

x x x xx

(Run stitch only)

x x x x Modify element shape with node editing

x x x x x x x x x x xChange density, underlay, underlay settings, compensation, stitch lengths

x x x x x x x x x x x Envelope lettering

Floriani Embroidery Software Comparison GuideFTC: Floriani Total Control – CommercialFTC-P: Floriani Total Control ProfessionalFES: Floriani Embroidery SuiteMDQ: My Decorative QuilterFPM: Floriani Piece MakerDPIII: Digitizing Pro III

S2P: Stitch2PerfectionMMIII: Monogram Master IIIADIII: Auto Digitizing IIISSIII: Smart Sizer IIIBFIII: Borders & Frames IIILPIII: Lettering Pro III

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View Tools

Floriani Embroidery Software Comparison GuideFTC: Floriani Total Control – CommercialFTC-P: Floriani Total Control ProfessionalFES: Floriani Embroidery SuiteMDQ: My Decorative Quilter FPM: Floriani Piece MakerDPIII: Digitizing Pro III

S2P: Stitch2PerfectionMMIII: Monogram Master IIIADIII: Auto Digitizing IIISSIII: Smart Sizer IIIBFIII: Borders & Frames IIILPIII: Lettering Pro III

FTC FTC-P FES MDQ FPM DP3 S2P MM3 AD3 SS3 BF3 LP3 Features

x x View Artwork (turn on/off artwork view)

x x x Cursor lines

x x x x x Fade objects

x x x Display distance between points next to cursor

x x x x View Properties Tabs as Icons

x x x x x Design Library Gallery (drag & drop onto design page)

x x x x x x x x x x x x Zoom In & Out using mouse scroll

x x x x x x Image Fading

x x x x x x x x x x x x 3D replication of embroidery design

x x x x x Customizable software layout

x x x x x x x x x x x x Slow Redraw - simulated stitch sewout

x x x x x x x x x x x x Floating or Docking Toolbars

x x x x x x x x x x x x Adjustable Grid settings (lines or dots)

x x x x x x x x x x x x Custom User-created guidelines

x x x x x x x x x x x x Select/Hide objects

x x x x x x x x x x x x Select/Hide by thread color

x x x x x x x x x x x x Select/Hide by segment

x x x x x x x x x x x x View embroidering sequence by color and/or segment view

x x x x x x x x x x x x Ruler - measure design elements

Editing FeaturesFTC FTC-P FES MDQ FPM DP3 S2P MM3 AD3 SS3 BF3 LP3 Features

x x x x x Join design elements with branching

x x x x x x x x x x Resize, Rotate, and distort lettering

x x x x x x x x Edit individual stitch points

x x x x x x x x Add and Delete individual stitches

x x x x x x x x x Change node type/properties

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FTC FTC-P FES MDQ FPM DP3 S2P MM3 AD3 SS3 BF3 LP3 Features

x x x x x x x x x x x x

.c2s (Floriani), .art (Artista open only), .mgl (Magellan Scalable), .stl (Magellan Style sheet), .gnc (GN Scalable), .cnd (Melco Scalable), .exp (Melco DOS expanded), .dst, .dsb, .dsz (Tajima), .ksm (Pfaff), .dat & .Uxx (Barudan Dos), .10o (Toyota), .pcs (Pfaff PC-Designer v2.0 & 2.1 PC), .xxx (Singer PSW), .pcm (Pfaff Macintosh), .sew (Jamome Scan-n-Sew PC/Elna Envision Scan PC), .hus (Viking DOS Customizer/Customizer 95), .shv (Viking D1), .csd (Toyota Poem/Singer EU/Dos HuskyGram), .pes (Baby Lock/Bernina Deco/Brother/Simplicity), .jef (Janome/New Home 1000), .vip (Viking/Pfaff), .vp3 (Viking/Pfaff), .emd (Singer/Elna), .sst (SWF), .zsk (ZSK), .tap (Happy), .dxf (DXF AutoCad)

x x x x x x x x x x x x .c2s (Floriani)

x x x x x x x x x x x x .art (Artista open only)

x x x x x x x x x x x x .mgl (Magellan Scalable)

x x x x x x x x x x x x .stl (Magellan Style sheet)

x x x x x x x x x x x x .gnc (GN Scalable)

x x x x x x x x x x x x .cnd (Melco Scalable)

x x x x x x x x x x x x .exp (Melco DOS expanded)

x x x x x x x x x x x x .dst, .dsb, .dsz (Tajima)

x x x x x x x x x x x x .ksm (Pfaff)

x x x x x x x x x x x x .dat & .Uxx (Barudan Dos)

x x x x x x x x x x x x .10o (Toyota)

x x x x x x x x x x x x .pcs (Pfaff PC-Designer v2.0 & 2.1 PC)

View Tools

Floriani Embroidery Software Comparison GuideFTC: Floriani Total Control – CommercialFTC-P: Floriani Total Control ProfessionalFES: Floriani Embroidery SuiteMDQ: My Decorative QuilterFPM: Floriani Piece MakerDPIII: Digitizing Pro III

S2P: Stitch2PerfectionMMIII: Monogram Master IIIADIII: Auto Digitizing IIISSIII: Smart Sizer IIIBFIII: Borders & Frames IIILPIII: Lettering Pro III

Embroidery Formats

FTC FTC-P FES MDQ FPM DP3 S2P MM3 AD3 SS3 BF3 LP3 Features

x x x x x x x x x x Show stitch view

x x x x x x x x x x Show outline view

x x x x x x x x x x x x View stitch ends

x x x x x x x x x x x x View design Sequence

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Image File Formats SupportedFTC FTC-P FES MDQ FPM DP3 S2P MM3 AD3 SS3 BF3 LP3 Features

x x x x x x x x .bmp format

x x x x x x x x .jpg format

x x x x x x x x .tif format

Floriani Embroidery Software Comparison GuideFTC: Floriani Total Control – CommercialFTC-P: Floriani Total Control ProfessionalFES: Floriani Embroidery SuiteMDQ: My Decorative Quilter FPM: Floriani Piece MakerDPIII: Digitizing Pro III

S2P: Stitch2PerfectionMMIII: Monogram Master IIIADIII: Auto Digitizing IIISSIII: Smart Sizer IIIBFIII: Borders & Frames IIILPIII: Lettering Pro III

FTC FTC-P FES MDQ FPM DP3 S2P MM3 AD3 SS3 BF3 LP3 Features

x x x x x x x x x x x x .xxx (Singer PSW)

x x x x x x x x x x x x .pcm (Pfaff Macintosh)

x x x x x x x x x x x x .sew (Jamome Scan-n-Sew PC/Elna Envision Scan PC)

x x x x x x x x x x x x .hus (Viking DOS Customizer/Customizer 95)

x x x x x x x x x x x x .shv (Viking D1)

x x x x x x x x x x x x .csd (Toyota Poem/Singer EU/Dos HuskyGram)

x x x x x x x x x x x x .pes (Baby Lock/Bernina Deco/Brother/Simplicity)

x x x x x x x x x x x x .jef (Janome/New Home 1000)

x x x x x x x x x x x x .vip (Viking/Pfaff)

x x x x x x x x x x x x .vp3 (Viking/Pfaff)

x x x x x x x x x x x x .emd (Singer/Elna)

x x x x x x x x x x x x .sst (SWF)

x x x x x x x x x x x x .zsk (ZSK)

x x x x x x x x x x x x .tap (Happy)

x x x x x x x x x x x x .dxf (DXF AutoCad)

x x x x .qcc (QCC)

x x x x .cqp (CQP)

x x x x .hqf (HQF)

x x x x .ssd (SSD)

x x x x .txt (TXT)

x x x x .iqp (IQP)

Embroidery Formats

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Vector Artwork Formats Supported

Floriani Embroidery Software Comparison GuideFTC: Floriani Total Control – CommercialFTC-P: Floriani Total Control ProfessionalFES: Floriani Embroidery SuiteMDQ: My Decorative QuilterFPM: Floriani Piece MakerDPIII: Digitizing Pro III

S2P: Stitch2PerfectionMMIII: Monogram Master IIIADIII: Auto Digitizing IIISSIII: Smart Sizer IIIBFIII: Borders & Frames IIILPIII: Lettering Pro III

FTC FTC-P FES MDQ FPM DP3 S2P MM3 AD3 SS3 BF3 LP3 Features

x x x x x .svg (Scalable Vector Graphics)

x x x x x x x .ai (Adobe Illustrator version 8 or earlier)

x x x x x x x .eps (Encapsulated Post Script version 8 or earlier)

x x x x x x x .emf (Enhanced Windows Metafile)

x x x x x x x .wmf (Windows Metafile)

x x x x x x x .dxf (DXF AutoCad)

x x x x x x x .plt (HPGL Plotter File)