This software is available as a download only. When purchased, you will be emailed your serial number and more information to activate the module. Please note, you will receive your email within our business hours.

Embrilliance Essentials is the core platform of the Embrilliance Suite of software that works brilliantly on Mac OSX 10.5 and later, and PC including Windows 7,Windows 8 and Windows 10 32/64 bit operating systems.

Start with Essentials and then grow your software to suit your needs with feature packed add-ons ...  Alpha Tricks/Font Mapper, Enthusiast Editing and Density Repair Kit. You may prefer to forget the add-ons and jump straight to the entire suite ... Embrilliance Essentials Advanced.

Essentials includes 12 fonts (see additional images) for easy multi-line lettering, monograming and circle text and features industry leading design resizing with stitch recalculation allowing 50% to 250% resizing of your existing designs. Browse and merge your own embroidery designs and add text for simple no fuss customizing and save in all machine formats excluding .art.

Easy colour management which includes most leading thread brands (including Hemingworth) makes it a snap to get your colour selections right the first time. Set your preferred hoop size by machine brand and print working templates including colour sequence charts. Embrilliance Essentials is simply brilliant!


  • Basic multi-position hoops for Brother / Baby Lock, Janome and Viking. Essentials can now use the patented AUTOMATIC design splitting when using these hoops – it's as easy as saving your design
  • Save appliques for cutting machines such as the Brother ScanNCut
  • Patented Project Advisor which will help you with stabilizers, needles and do's and don'ts for nearly any kind of project
  • 10 applique frames which are scalable – stitches automatically recalculate as you interactively transform them
  • Resize existing embroidery files with stitch recalculation – resize embroidery designs up to 200% and down to 50% of their original size
  • Colourize any embroidery design – change colours one at a time or convert the entire design or any selected part of it to your preferred thread brand
  • Simple centring in the hoop plus advanced alignment
  • 12 fonts for multi-line text, monogramming and circle text – you can mix and match fonts and sizes
  • Unlimited lines of letters or monograms and embroidery designs can be combined
  • Baste designs
  • Zoom or scroll a design using the mouse wheel
  • Unlimited lines of letters or monograms and embroidery designs can be combined
  • Mix and match fonts and sizes
  • Colour sorting control to intelligently reduce extra colour changes
  • Thread palette creation and thread inventory system
  • Sewing order control allows you to re sequence the designs to sew
  • Navigation window that provides instant control over the zoom and scroll in the program's view
  • Merge existing embroidery files into your design - zipped or unzipped
  • Simulate the sewing of any design and insert a colour stop in the sewing process.

File formats

Embrilliance Essentials opens and saves to the following file formats:


The program can open .ART files, but will not save in the .ART file format.

Applique files can be saved as .SVG, .PLT, .FCM (Brother ScanNCut) and .studio (Silhouette).

And it also includes special features to enable Mac users to write USB devices and floppy disks for use with embroidery machines, including Designer 1.

Download a demo version

Want to learn more about Embrilliance?

Check out the Embrilliance YouTube channel for tutorials and how to's.


Brand Embrilliance
Shipping Weight 0.0800kg