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neet | Posted in Machine Embroidery on

Does anyone know any computerized sewing machine that utilizes Apple software, rather than Windows software? Thanks!


  1. GinnaS | | #1

    I'm not sure what you are asking.  Computerized sewing machines are self contained units not using any operating system.  Please clarify.


    1. neet | | #2

      The machines I've seen have software that allow you to create your own designs but they are Windows only software. The designs are then transferred to the machine via floppy or cd.

      1. SewTruTerry | | #3

        I think that what you are saying is that you need the MAC format for the software for the embroidery.  If that is what you need talk to the dealers and tell them that you are running MAC. What you may need to look at are the machines that use the design cards rather than the "floppies" however I believe that most of the programs will come so that you can use them with the MAC system and still use the "floppies".

  2. carolfresia | | #4

    If I understand your question, you're looking for embroidery software that runs on the Mac system. Take a look at the Pfaff software. I really don't know any of the software that well, but I recall being told that Pfaff runs on Mac rather than Windows. There are a lot of independent packages, as well, that might work for you.


    1. PLW1017 | | #6

      Sorry, Pfaff software is Windows and unless they've recently changed, they don't offer it for Apple/Macs.



  3. FitnessNut | | #5

    If you do a search in this forum (at the bottom of the left column) for Mac, you'll see that we had a bit of a discussion on this topic back at the end of December, at least with respect to the embroidery software. Unfortunately, the bulk of embroidery programmes are developed for the Windows operating system, leaving us Mac users out in the cold. Apparently Pfaff software is available in a Mac version, so you may want to investigate it, though I recall hearing someplace that when a new version is released, they will no longer be supporting the Mac OS.

    Good luck,


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