PowerPunch 1.1

View different kinds of stitch files on your Mac.
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A visualizer for various types of machine embroidery files. Import common thread chart formats or assign threads and colors and view your design stitch with unlimited zoom option. Provides statistics view to see stitch counts and dimensions. Supports 19 different formats.

You're in the embroidery business. You have a Mac. Why on earth should you be forced to use a PC just because most embroidery software has failed to catch up? Now you can visualize a wide variety of different kinds of stitch files on your Mac, show them to prospective clients, and even generate detailed reports. Now you have a professional, affordable tool at your disposal. With PowerPunch, you can put your best face forward, and leave the PC at home next to the embroidery machine.
Main Features;
• Find/Browse stitch files - 19 different formats.
• Assign threads/colors - you can even import common thread chart formats.
• On-screen grid and measurement tool - simple but powerful and accurate.
• Animated stitch view - watch your design stitch out with unlimited zoom and variable speed.
• Statistics view - see stitch counts, dimensions, stitch-time estimates, etc…
• Print/Email PDF reports and catalogs - send design specifications and previews to clients!
PowerPunch can display the following stitch file formats;
Brother PES
Brother PEC
Tajima DST
Melco EXP
Zeng DSZ
Barudan DSB
Toyota 10o
Happy TAP
Wilcom T01
Wilcom T03
Wilcom T04
Wilcom T05
Barudan U01
Tajima TBF
Inbro INB
Elna EMD
Janome SEW
Janome JEF
Pfaff KSM*
PowerPunch can import the following thread database formats to help you assign colors to your designs;
Tajima Thread Database (TDB)
Wilcom Thread Chart (TCH)
You can download these types of files for different thread manufacturers from many online sources, or if you have purchased Tajima or Wilcom software, you can directly import files you already have.
PowerPunch can also read thread colors from Embird RGB files, and Buzz Tools COL files if these are included with your designs.
(*Note that KSM support is provisional at this point. It works, but is not without a few kinks. These will be addressed in a coming update. )

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