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PE-DESIGN 11 Trial Version

Introduction

This is a trial version of PE-DESIGN 11 which allows you to try PE-DESIGN 11 (Personal Embroidery Design Software System) with limited functions.

[Note]

  • Brother is not responsible for damage to or loss of any equipment, media, programs or data related to the use of this trial version.
  • If a product version of PE-DESIGN 11 has already been installed on your PC, do not install this trial version.
  • If you purchase a product version of PE-DESIGN 11, be sure to uninstall this trial version before installing the product version.
  • In order to install the software on Windows Operating System, you must log on to the computer using an account with administrator privileges. For details on logging on to the computer using an account with administrator privileges, refer to the Windows manual.

Downloads

Language File Name Size Release Date File
English ped11trial_eng.exe 107 MB 11/30/2018 Download
Français ped11trial_fre.exe 138 MB 11/30/2018 Download
Deutsch ped11trial_ger.exe 134 MB 11/30/2018 Download
Nederlands ped11trial_dut.exe 135 MB 11/30/2018 Download
Italiano ped11trial_ita.exe 135 MB 11/30/2018 Download
Español ped11trial_spa.exe 113 MB 11/30/2018 Download
Português ped11trial_por.exe 116 MB 11/30/2018 Download

Read before downloading

To download the software, follow the steps below.

  1. Click the Download link above for the desired language.
  2. End-User License Agreement for Brother Software window will appear.
  3. After reading the End-User License Agreement (EULA), click I Accept button if you agree.
  4. The file download will start.
  5. After downloading the file, go back to this page and refer to the following installation instructions.

System Requirements

Before installing the software on your computer, make sure that the computer meets the following minimum PC requirements.

Operating system Windows 7, 8.1, 10 (32 or 64 bit)
Processor 1 GHz or more
Memory 1 GB or more
Hard disk Free space 600 MB
Monitor XGA (1024 × 768), 16-bit color or higher
Device Mouse
Internet access Required for installing PE-DESIGN 11 (Trial Version), opening Online Instruction Manual

How to install the program to your hard drive

This section describes how to install the software.

  1. Double-click on the downloaded ped11trial_eng/_fre/_ger/_dut/_ita/_spa/_por.exe file with File Explorer (Windows 10/8.1) or Windows Explorer (Windows 7).
  2. The User Account Control dialog box appears.
  3. Click Yes.
  4. The InstallShield Wizard for PE-DESIGN 11 (Trial Version) starts up, and the first dialog box appears.
  5. Follow the installation screen directions to install the software.
  6. When the dialog box of installation completion appears, click Finish to complete the installation of the software.

* After finishing the installation, it is no problem to delete the downloaded file "ped11trial_eng/_fre/_ger/_dut/_ita/_spa/_por.exe".

How to uninstall the program from your hard drive

This section describes how to uninstall the software.

For Windows 10 users:

  1. Click Start button (Start button) , and then click Settings button (Settings).
  2. Click Apps .
  3. In the Apps & features window, select PE-DESIGN 11 (Trial Version) and click Uninstall.
        ⇒ The message This app and its related info will be uninstalled. will be displayed.
  4. Click Uninstall. If User Account Control message appears, click Yes.

For Windows 8.1 users:

  1. Position the mouse pointer in the Start screen to display the down arrow in the lower-left corner of the screen, and click it.
        ⇒ The list of applications appears.
  2. Right-click PE-DESIGN 11 (Layout & Editing), which appears under the title PE-DESIGN 11 (Trial Version).
        ⇒ The taskbar appears at the bottom of the screen.
  3. Click Uninstall in the taskbar to run the application as an administrator.
        ⇒ The Programs and Features window appears.
  4. In the Programs and Features window, select PE-DESIGN 11 (Trial Version) and click Uninstall.
        ⇒ A dialog box appears.
  5. Click Remove to uninstall the application.
        ⇒ The following message appears shortly after uninstallation begins.
  6. Click Yes.
        ⇒ If the software has been successfully uninstalled, a dialog box appears.
  7. Click Finish.

For Windows 7 users:

  1. Click Start button (Start button) , then Control Panel. Select Programs and Features in the Control Panel window.
  2. Select PE-DESIGN 11 (Trial Version), and then click Uninstall.

Starting Up the Application

This section describes how to start up the software.

For Windows 10 users:

Click Start button (Start button). A list of applications appears. Click PE-DESIGN 11 (Layout & Editing), which appears under the title PE-DESIGN 11 (Trial Version).
When the application starts up, the Startup Wizard will appear.

For Windows 8.1 users:

Click the down arrow in the bottom-left corner of the Start screen to show the All Apps view, and then click PE-DESIGN 11 (Layout & Editing)under the title PE-DESIGN 11 (Trial Version) in the screen.
When the application starts up, the Startup Wizard will appear.

For Windows 7 users:

Click Start button (Start button) , then All Programs, then PE-DESIGN 11 (Trial Version), and then click PE-DESIGN 11 (Layout & Editing).
When the application starts up, the Startup Wizard will appear.

Differences between the trial version and the product version

The trial version of PE-DESIGN 11 does not have the following functions.
Also, the trial version has less sample data than the product version.

Layout & Editing
  • Saving a created data
  • Transferring a design to a card, a USB media and a machine
  • Transferring a design to a machine via wireless network
  • Transferring a design by using the Link function
  • Outputting Name Drop data
  • Importing a design from a card or a machine
  • Importing a design from a machine via wireless network
  • Wireless network connectivity
  • Exporting an FCM File
  • Exporting a design into other formats
  • Printing
  • Converting TrueType Font to an embroidery pattern

The following applications and features are not available on the trial version of PE-DESIGN 11.

  • Design Center, Programmable Stitch Creator, Font Creator, Design Database, Stitch Design Factory and Link
  • Displaying the embroidery designs in PES format as thumbnails with File Explorer (Windows 10/8.1) or Windows Explorer (Windows 7)

How to open Online Instruction Manual

An Online Instruction Manual is available. To open the manual, follow the procedure below. (Internet access is required.)

Viewing from the Start screen

For Windows 10 users:

Click Start button (Start button). Click the title PE-DESIGN 11 (Trial Version) and then select Online Instruction Manual.

For Windows 8.1 users:

Click the down arrow in the bottom-left corner of the Start screen to show the All Apps view, and then Click Online Instruction Manual under the title PE-DESIGN 11 (Trial Version) in the screen.

For Windows 7 users:

Click Start button (Start button) , then All Programs, then PE-DESIGN 11 (Trial Version)], then Online Instruction Manual.

Viewing from the application

Click Help in the menu bar at the top of the window, and then select

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