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

  • Brother is not responsible for damage to or loss of any equipment, media, programs or data related to the use of this trial version.

[Note]

  • If a product version of PE-DESIGN NEXT has already been installed on your PC, do not install this trial version.
  • If you purchase a product version of PE-DESIGN NEXT and install it after using this trial version, be sure to uninstall this trial version by using "Control Panel" - "Add/Remove programs".
  • 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.

 

Language File Name Size Release Date File
English ped9trial_eng.exe 79.5 MB 2011-08-22 Download_English
Français ped9trial_fre.exe 79.7 MB 2011-08-22 Download_Français
Deutsch ped9trial_ger.exe 78.6 MB 2011-08-22 Download_Deutsch
Nederlands ped9trial_dut.exe 78.9 MB 2011-08-22 Download_Nederlands
Español ped9trial_spa.exe 79.1 MB 2011-08-22 Download_Español
Italiano ped9trial_ita.exe 79.2 MB 2011-08-22 Download_Italiano
Русский ped9trial_rus.exe 79.8 MB 2011-08-22 Download_Русский
中文 ped9trial_chi.exe 80.8 MB 2011-08-22 Download_中文

Read before downloading

  1. Click the above Download button.
  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.

How to install the program to your hard drive

  1. Exit PE-DESIGN, if you run it.
  2. Double-click on the downloaded "ped9trial_eng/_fre/_ger/_dut/_spa/_ita/_rus/_chi.exe" file from Explore.
  3. Follow the instructions and proceed through the install process.
  4. After finishing the installation, it is no problem to delete the downloaded file "ped9trial_eng/_fre/_ger/_dut/_spa/_ita/_rus/_chi.exe".

System Requirements

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

Computer IBM-PC or compatible computer
Operating system Windows® XP, Windows Vista®, Windows® 7 (32bit or 64bit)
Processor 1GHz or Higher
Memory 512 MB (1GB or more is recommended.)
Hard disk free space 300 MB
Monitor XGA (1024 x 768), 16-bit color or higher

Differences between the trial version and the product version

The trial version does not have following functions.
Also, the trial version has less sample data than the product version.

Design Center

  • Saving a created data.

Layout & Editing

  • Saving a created data.
  • Transferring a design to a card.
  • Transferring a design to a USB media.
  • Transferring a design to an embroidery machine.
  • Transferring a design by using the Link function
  • Outputing Name Drop data
  • Importing a design from a card.
  • Exporting a design into other formats.
  • Printing.
  • Converting TrueType Font to an embroidery pattern.

Programmable Stitch Creator

  • Saving a created data.

Font Creator

  • Saving a created data.
  • Creating a custom font from TrueType font.

Design Database

  • Printing a catalog of embroidery design.
  • Outputting as an HTML file.
  • Outputting as a CSV file.
  • Converting data to a different format.
  • Transferring a design to a card.
  • Transferring a design to a USB media.
  • Transferring a design to an embroidery machine.
  • Transferring a design by using the Link function
  • Importing a design from a card.

How to open the Instruction Manual (PDF format)

The Instruction Manual is also installed during software installation.

  • Click All Programs, then PE-DESIGN NEXT (Trial Version), then Instruction Manual.
  • Otherwise, with any application other than Design Database, click Help button (Help button) at the upper right of the window, then Instruction Manual.
    With Design Database, click Help, then Instruction Manual.

Adobe® Reader® is required for viewing and printing the PDF version of the Instruction Manual.
If Adobe® Reader® is not on your computer, it must be installed.
It can be downloaded from the Adobe Systems Incorporated Web site.
Please click here to download this software.
(This link goes to the Web site of Adobe Systems Incorporated.)