This is a trial version of PE-DESIGN PLUS2 which allows you to try PE-DESIGN PLUS2 (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 PLUS2 has already been installed on your PC, do not install this trial version.
  • If you purchase a product version of PE-DESIGN PLUS2, 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 plus2trial_eng.exe 44.5 MB 01/30/2017 Download_English

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.

System Requirements

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

Operating system Windows Vista®, Windows® 7, 8.1, 10 (32 or 64 bit)
Processor 1 GHz or more
Memory 512 MB (1 GB or more is recommended.)
Hard disk Free space 300 MB
Monitor XGA (1024 × 768), 16-bit color or higher
Device Mouse

How to install the software to your hard drive

  1. Double-click on the downloaded plus2trial_eng.exe file with File Explorer (Windows® 10/ Windows® 8.1) or Windows Explorer (Windows® 7/ Windows Vista®).
  2. The User Account Control dialog box appears.
  3. Click Yes.
  4. The InstallShield Wizard for PE-DESIGN PLUS2 (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 "plus2trial_eng.exe".

How to uninstall the software from your hard drive

For Windows® 10 users:

  1. Click Start button (Start button) to show the all application view.
  2. Click PE-DESIGN PLUS2 (Trial Version) in the application list, right-click on PE-DESIGN PLUS2, and then click Uninstall in the right-click menu.
      ⇒  Programs and Features window will be opened.
  3. In the Programs and Features window, select PE-DESIGN PLUS2 (Trial Version) and click Uninstall.
    If a confirmation message or User Account Control dialog box appears, click Yes to continue with the uninstallation.
      ⇒  The software will be uninstalled.

For Windows® 8.1 users:

  1. Click Start button (Start button) to show the Start screen, and then click the down arrow in the bottom-left corner of the Start screen to show the Apps view.
  2. Right-click on PE-DESIGN PLUS2 under the title PE-DESIGN PLUS2 (Trial Version), and then click Uninstall in the right-click menu.
      ⇒  Programs and Features window will be opened.
  3. In the Programs and Features window, select PE-DESIGN PLUS2 (Trial Version) and click Uninstall.
    If a confirmation message or User Account Control dialog box appears, click Yes to continue with the uninstallation.
      ⇒  The software will be uninstalled.

For Windows® 7 or Windows Vista® users:

  1. Click Start button (Start button) , and then click Control Panel to open the Control Panel.
  2. Select Uninstall a program under the title Programs in the Control Panel window. (View by: Category),
    If Control Panel View mode (View by:) is Large icons or Small icons, click Programs and Features in the Control Panel window.
      ⇒  Programs and Features window will be opened.
  3. In the Programs and Features window, select PE-DESIGN PLUS2 (Trial Version) and click Uninstall.
    If a confirmation message or User Account Control dialog box appears, click Yes to continue with the uninstallation.
      ⇒  The software will be uninstalled.

Starting up PE-DESIGN PLUS2

For Windows® 10 users:

Click Start button (Start button) to show the All Apps view.
Click the title PE-DESIGN PLUS2 (Trial Version) in the screen, and then click PE-DESIGN PLUS2 under the title.
When the application starts up, the Startup Wizard will appear.

For Windows® 8.1 users:

Click Start button (Start button) to show the Start screen, and then click the down arrow in the bottom-left corner of the Start screen to show the Apps view.
Click PE-DESIGN PLUS2 under the title PE-DESIGN PLUS2 (Trial Version) in the screen.
When the application starts up, the Startup Wizard will appear.

For Windows® 7 or Windows Vista® users:

Click Start button (Start button) , and then click All Programs to show the application list.
Secelct PE-DESIGN PLUS2 (Trial Version), and then click PE-DESIGN PLUS2.
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 PLUS2 does not have the following functions.
Also, the trial version has less sample data than the product version.

  • Saving a created data
  • Transferring a design to a USB media
  • Transferring a design to an embroidery machine
  • Exporting a design into other formats
  • Printing

How to open the Instruction Manual (PDF format)

The Instruction Manual is also installed during software installation.

For Windows® 10 users:

Click Start button (Start button) to show the All Apps view.
Click the title PE-DESIGN PLUS2 (Trial Version) in the screen, and then click Instruction Manual under the title.

For Windows® 8.1 users:

Click Start button (Start button) to show the Start screen, and then click the down arrow in the bottom-left corner of the Start screen to show the Apps view.
Click Instruction Manual under the title PE-DESIGN PLUS2 (Trial Version) in the screen.

For Windows® 7 or Windows Vista® users:

Click Start button (Start button) , and then click All Programs to show the application list.
Secelct PE-DESIGN PLUS2 (Trial Version), and then click Instruction Manual.

* Otherwise, click Help button (Help button) at the upper right of the window in PE-DESIGN PLUS2, then Instruction Manual.

Adobe Acrobat Reader® is required for viewing and printing the instruction manual (in PDF format).
If Adobe Acrobat 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.)