Bead-n-Stitch Software Features

Differences between 3 our programs for bead work
1) Design type
  • Convert image to a pattern
  • Create designs from scratch
2) Design format
  • Standard formats: loom, brick, 1-9 drop peyote, RAW stitches
  • Non standard formats: Circle format
  • New user-defined masks and color shapes combine with all pattern formats
3) Design materials
  • Beads
  • Cross Stitches
  • Beads & Cross stitches at the same time
4) Bead shapes
  • The same bead’s shape in the design
  • Different bead’s & cross stitch’s shapes at the same time – Beads: Square (2 options), Cylinder (2 options), Ball (4 options), Oval (4 options), Rhomboid (2 options), Triangle (4 options), Star of David, Hexagon, Octagon, Soldering (like a ball, but has an inner round hole); – Cross stitches: Full cross, 3/4 cross (4 options), 1/2 cross (2 options), 1/4 cross (4 options), petit (4 options), back stitch, France knot.
5) Bead sizes
  • One bead’s size simultaneously
  • Smaller multiple bead’s sizes (1/2, 1/3, 1/4) simultaneously with the main size
6) Different color models
  • Three( 3 ) different color models while color conversion from original image to palette colors: 1- Sun, 2-Moon, 3-Venus
  • Grayscale design
  • Search the palette for the color closest to the specified palette color
7) Partial design
  • Display the original image instead of the specified beads
8) Design editing features
  • Standard color editor
  • Intelligent Color Reduction
  • Intelligent Separated Color Removing
  • Intelligent Color Group Editing
  • Delete individual beads by color
  • Sub-design library creation and library using for pattern editing
  • Edit selected small pattern part (fragment)
  • Preview original and pattern simultaneously
9) Palettes
  • Create custom color palettes, fully accessible
  • One palette in one design
  • Several different palettes using for the same design
10) Analysis of palette colors location on design
  • One or more of the specified colors can be displayed brightly, the other colors are displayed muted
  • By clicking the mouse on the bead can be highlighted the same color beads – all design beads, – adjacent nearest beads
  • When you move the mouse over the design, the program can automatically highlight adjacent beads of the same color as the bead under the mouse
11) Various options for displaying & printing the finished design image
  • Display one grid on top of the design
  • Displaying two grids on top of the design
  • Display the original image in the gaps between the beads
  • Displaying special symbols on top of the beads to identify the used palette colors; each symbol can be displayed with different color and size
  • Color contours displaying around the beads to identify the used palette colors
  • The display of the points of puncture of tissue with a needle for attaching beads
12) Export \ import
  • Import/export JPG, TIF, GIF, PNG, BMP formats
  • Export beaded image into graphical (JPG, PNG, BMP) file with user-defined higher graphical resolution DPI
  • Watermark beaded images (JPG, PNG, BMP)
  • Using special effects for watermark text (gradient, shadow)
  • Export to native PDF
  • Extended additional PDF export section and options, PDF grid output in vector format
13) Other possibilities
  • No third-party app needed
  • Edit & print password file protection
  • Free updates to software in same version number (i.e. 4.1 to 4.2)
  • Reasonable upgrade path for version number changes (i.e. 4.1 to 5.0)