TruE™ 3 Common Features

Create, edit, display and print designs in true three–dimensional reality
  • Make your choice of background color and select from eight different fabric textures.
  • Life View helps you see your projects with real-world perspective. Watch Solar Active and Glow in the Dark threads change, and preview designs with special techniques such as Puffy Foam, twin needle and dual threads!
  • Designs are shown in your preferred real–life hoop.
  • Watch your design “stitching” on the screen with the Design Player.
  • The Zoom Slider makes it easy to magnify or shrink the embroidery view. Swipe your Mac® Magic Mouse or Magic Trackpad to pan around the work area.
  • Print your embroideries with color worksheets and real–size background templates
Complete control at your fingertips
  • The Zoom Slider makes it easy to magnify or shrink the embroidery view. Swipe your Mac® Magic Mouse or Magic Trackpad to pan around the work area.
  • Use multi-touch gestures: “pinch” to resize or “twist” to rotate the selected embroidery.
  • Easily constrain perfect proportions when resizing.
  • Choose between inches or millimeters; view any measurements in US or metric as an alternative to your current settings.
So easy to use
  • Undo and Redo is unlimited.
  • Help is always at hand with the printed User´s Guides. A range of online learning materials is provided including tool tips, extensive program help, Internet FAQs and a Learning Center with interactive tutorials.
  • VANTAGE™ complimentary Embroidery Software Support membership is also included! (1 year for TruE™ 3 Elite; 90 days for TruE™ 3 Elements; available in North America only).
  • Store information about your designs in the Notes and Settings. Automatically record the Settings used when creating lettering, selecting frames and so on!
  • Smart Update always gives you the latest system.
Select and organize your favorite thread colors
  • Organize your thread stash and create your own thread palettes with TruE™ 3 Thread Cache - create a shopping list for your iPhone or iPad, or to print!
  • View specialty threads including metallic, multi–color and varying thicknesses. Select from 20,000 thread previews from 37 manufacturers.
  • Hover over a color block to highlight stitches of the selected color.
  • Pick a color from the Mac® Colors Window to find your threads or adjust colors automatically with Color Tone.
  • Use the intelligent ColorSort feature to reduce the number of thread changes when you sew.
Multi-format and multi–document: load and save most popular embroidery formats
  • Load designs by thumbnail view or from the Finder, search the name and notes in Spotlight or open by file name.
  • Convert a batch of embroideries to other formats in the Finder. View and print the color worksheet directly from the Finder and send a design directly to your connected HUSQVARNA VIKING® or PFAFF® machine.
  • File types: Bernina ART (.art version 1-3)*, Brother/Babylock/Bernina PEC (.pec), Brother/Babylock/Bernina PES (.pes version 2-9), Compucon/Singer PSW (.xxx), Husqvarna Viking / Pfaff (.vp3, .vip), Husqvarna (.hus, .shv), Janome (.jef, .sew), Melco (.exp), Pfaff (.pcs), Tajima (.dst), and Toyota (.10*).
  • View multiple projects side by side. Automatically reopen designs when launching applications. Design parts stay separate unless you combine.
  • Many features make stitching out your embroidery project easier: Combine, ColorSort and remove overlap automatically when exporting designs to improve stitchout quality. Split your project automatically to fit in your preferred turnable hoop.

*Bernina ART (.art version 1, 2 and 3) can only be loaded.