Purchase this product to upgrade PE-DESIGN® (versions 5, 6, 7 or 8) to PE DESIGN NEXT software. If you're upgrading from versions 5 or 6 please contact us before you make your purchase.

PE-DESIGN® NEXT is personal embroidery design software that boasts exceptional features and takes digitizing and embroidery to the next level of creativity. Its user-friendly graphical interface makes it quick and easy to locate and select dynamic software functions. Customise your quick access toolbar so that your favourite operations so they are just a click away!


PE DESIGN NEXT includes several 'start your own business' functions including the PE-DESIGN® NEXT Link Function allowing you to link your computer to up to 4 PR1000e and upgraded PR655C machines with queue functionality.

Turn your favourite photos into embroidered works of art with PhotoStitch™. Save time and create perfectly sized logos with Lettering and Design template features. You can also create different names with the same design and layout using the new Name Drop template feature.

Other exciting features include enhanced lettering, more stitch and pattern variations and more built-in fonts, making your digitizing and lettering projects a breeze.

New user interface
Ribbon UI ... an Easy-to-Use Graphical Interface
Editing Capabilities in 3D Image Mode
Stitch Simulator
Template Function
Sewing Order
Pan Tool 
Zoom Commands
Functions for Editing Thread Colours
Quick Access Toolbar ... customise shortcut keys
Basic Editing Operations
New and enhanced lettering functions
New Lettering
100 Built-in Fonts with On-Screen Typing Capability
Outline Sewing for Select Built-in Fonts
Convert Pre-digitized Text to Block for Customizing Lettering Shapes or Stitch Angle
Connection Point Setting provides the ability to change jump stitches for Lettering
Start Your Own Business Lettering and Design Templates
Name Drop Function for Merging Names into Templates
More stitch and pattern variations
Candlewicking Stitch and Stem Stitch
Create Spiral Floral Pattern
Circle Copy and Mirror Copy
Create Offset Lines for Decorative Effects such as Echo Quilting
Import Vector Images (WMF)
Offset Attribute for Motif Stitch Patterns
Default Size Setting for Motif Stitch Patterns and Programmed Fill Stitch
Create Embossing and Engraving Effects with Outlines and Shapes
Interact with your Brother PR1000E
Create Split Embroidery Designs for Jumbo Frames Using Machines with Innoveye™ Technology
Jump Stitch Thread Trimming Setting for PR Series Machines
PE-Design Next Link (allows up to four PR-1000e and upgraded PR-650c machines to be linked from a single computer – perfect for small business)

Included with your purchase

  • CD-ROM
  • Installation guide
  • Printed instruction manual
  • Positioning sheet

System requirements

PC or compatible computer | Windows® XP, Windows Vista®, Windows® 7 or higher operating system | 1 GHz or higher processor | 512MB RAM memory (1GB or more is recommended) | 300MB available hard disk space | 1024x768 monitor resolution (XGA, 16-bit colour or higher) | 1 available USB port | CD-ROM drive for software installation

 If you are upgrading from Version 5 or 6 onto a 64-bit machine, the upgrade will not work. A workaround to this may be to install the software onto a spare, older, 32-bit PC.)

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Shipping Weight 1.0000kg

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