Designer BASIC will continue to be a free version available for new and existing customers.

The Project of the Month will be made in Designer BASIC to maintain maximum compatibility for the near future.

Yes, patterns made in Designer PRO will save out as a Designer BASIC compatible PTN files.

New machine’s will come with the free Designer BASIC version, UNLESS in a package.  Designer PRO is discounted when purchased with a new machine.

Yes, the upgrade fee from the immediately previous version will be $100 less than those who are upgrading from earlier versions.

All updates will only be for the latest version of Designer PRO, including all feature add-ons.

No, all updates for Designer PRO will be free for users.

The versions are the same for both Mac and PC.

Yes, Designer PRO 3 will install in a different directory so both versions can run. However, when a project is saved in Designer PRO 3 it will not be backward compatible.

Yes, all previous project and pattern files will work in Designer PRO. Please note: projects saved in Designer PRO are not backward compatible and cannot be reopened in earlier versions.

Open GL 2.1 or more recent is required to make full use of all the features.

No, as with any advanced licenses, there is no refund once the software is activated. Please refer to the Return Policy.

Designer Basic will remain the free version. Designer 3 is non-transferable.