Comparison Table
We offer our software in a range of editions, because we know that not everyone needs all the features of the premium edition.
The table below shows how the various editions compare.
If you have any specific questions, we will be happy to hear from you!

Feature

Standard

Premium

Technical



O/S

MacOS including Catalina/Big Sur/Monterey

Windows 7 Sp3 or later, including Windows 10 and 11

MacOS including Catalina/Big Sur

Windows 7 Sp3 or later, including Windows 10

Disc Space

300mb

300mb

Printer

Color or B&W

Color or B&W




View/Edit Modes

Color Blocks

Yes

Yes

Black Symbols

Yes

Yes

Color Symbols

Yes

Yes

Symbols on Color

Yes

Yes

Virtual Stitches

Yes

Yes

Plastic Canvas / Tapestry

Yes

Yes

Balloon

Yes

Yes

Tent Stitches

Yes

Yes

Beads

Yes

Yes

Knots

Yes

Yes

Buttons


Yes

Outline/BackStitch

Yes

Yes

Print Preview

Yes

Yes

Framed View


Yes

Clipboard History


Yes

Templates


Yes

Chart Size

999 x 999

999 x 999

Colors per design

Up to 255

Up to 255

Can rename and recolor the threads

Yes

Yes

Knitting Layout

(using knit symbols)


Yes

Thread Options



DMC

Yes

Yes

Anchor

Yes

Yes

Madeira

Yes

Yes

Coates

Yes

Yes

Appleton Tapestry

Yes

Yes

Another 25 makes including:

Dinky Dyes, Dimensions,Myuki delica,needloft,PixelHobby, HDF, Belle Soie , Crescent, Weeks, Gentle Arts..

Yes

Yes




Languages



English

App & help

App & help

French

App

App

German

App

App

Italian

App

App

Spanish

App

App

Dutch

App

App

Tools



Full Stitches

Yes

Yes

Wide Brushes

Yes

Yes

Quarter Stitches

Yes

Yes

Half & 3/4 Stitches

Yes

Yes

Vertical & Horizontal

Half stitches


Yes

BackStitch

Yes

Yes

Hardanger


Yes

Legacy stitches

(2x3, 3x2,3x3)


Yes

French Knots

Yes

Yes

Beads

Yes

Yes

Buttons


Yes

Sequins


Yes

BackStitch Lettering

Yes

Yes

TrueType letters

to stitches.

Yes

Yes

Motif Library

Yes

Yes

Alphabet Library

Yes

Yes

Speciality Stitches

Yes

Yes

Automatic Outline

Yes

Yes

Automatic Halfstitch

Yes

Yes

Eyedropper

Yes

Yes

Flash a Color

Yes

Yes

Search & Replace

Yes

Yes

Remove Unused Colors

Yes

Yes

Flip Horizontal/Vert

Yes

Yes

Rotate 90/270/180

Yes

Yes

Rotate 45

Yes

Yes

Symmetry

Yes

Yes

Remove unused space

Yes

Yes

Circles/Rectangles

Yes

Yes

Lines

Yes

Yes

Knitting View

Yes

Yes

Non-square grid

Yes

Yes

Onion Skin

(underlaid photo)

Yes

Yes

Create Border

Yes

Yes

Apply Border

Yes

Yes

Insert copyright

Yes

Yes

Insert text boxes

Yes

Yes

Insert logo

Yes

Yes

Insert mini key


Yes

Variable Thickness

Backstitch

Yes

Yes

Image Editor


Yes

Lasso area selector

Yes

Yes

Flood Fill

Yes

Yes

Layers/Objects (new!)


Yes







Import Options



Imports Images from

disc (JPG,PNG, GIF etc)

Yes

Yes

Import from clipboard.


Yes

Scan Direct


Yes

Use scanned pics

Yes

Yes

Advanced Import


Yes

Convert to Sepia or Greyscale


Yes

Import Wizard

Yes

Yes

Image Editor


Yes

Open .PAT files

(PC Stitch v4 to 7)

Yes

Yes




Export Options



PNG files

Yes

Yes

Tunisian Crochet

Yes

Yes

Simple PDF



Advanced PDF


Yes

Zipped PDF


Yes

Framed View as PNG


Yes

Printing

Yes

Yes




Utilities



Edit /Create your own

Symbols

Yes

Yes

Edit/Add to

Thread Definitions

Yes

Yes




Pricing before tax



UK Pounds

£30 + tax

£39 + tax

US Dollars

$31 + tax

$45 + tax