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Tajima DG16 Software

DG16 offers more ways to creatively personalize products than ever before. Make any design uniquely your own with new fonts, features, stitch settings, and editing tools. The software package is divided into levels.

Each level has different features - the higher the level, the more advanced it becomes.



  DG Software is divided into levels  

Each level has different features -The higher the level, the more advanced it becomes.


Composer SM       Creator Sm       Illustrator Extreme Sm       Artist Plus SM       MAESTRO Sm


ALL levels come equipped with PulseCloud   


Store up to 100,000 patterns, available from any mobile device with Internet access. Easily send a given pattern to any network-selected device at any time with a predefined color sequence. In addition, the program options allow you to include a comment that will be displayed before and after embroidery and to change the colors of selected embroidery segments. 




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Composer is the perfect software package that incorporates incredible lettering features, outstanding editing, and automated digitizing functionality.  Easily integrate CorelDraw  or Corel Graphics Suite (see specs for supported versions)  into Composer and see the power of Composer come to life

  • True Type Font to Satin

    • Convert any True Type font to satin or another available stitch type.

  • Individual Letter Editing/Colors

    • Rotate, resize, skew and change the color of individual letters in one text segment.

  • DrawFusion

    • Combines the drawing power of CorelDRAW® and DG in one window.

  • Autodigitizer

    • Select your preferred settings and quickly convert image files into embroidery.

  • Adjust Sew Sequence

    • Click and drag to change the order in which your design is stitched.

  • Fabric Recipes

    • Preinstalled settings to maximize the quality of different fabrics.

  • Photo Stitch

    • Easily convert photos to stitch files for added unique applications.

The first level of software from the DG16 generation. The main functions of the program are:
  • the possibility of using over 160 ready-made embroidery fonts
  • the ability to edit created text segments and individual letters
  • adding text segments to already existing patterns
  • converting TrueType® fonts to satins
  • the use of an extensive monogram editor that gives hundreds of configuration options
  • automatic conversion of vector files to stitch files thanks to the integration of the DrawFusion function, which allows Tajima DG16 by Pulse to work simultaneously with CorelDRAW
  • preview of the embroidery on the finished product
  • embroidery sequence editing
  • PulseCloud






Everything a new embroiderer needs to be successful. Advanced lettering and outline editing with standard digitizing tools. The choice for users new to digitizing or experimenting with apparel decoration.

  • Vector Import

    • Import Adobe Illustrator® and CorelDRAW® files preserving vector points and colors.

  • Unlimited Conversions

    • Convert segments between different stitch types without restriction.

  • Pen Tool

    • Create shapes quickly and freely with this user-friendly drawing mode.

  • Auto Trace

    • Easily convert images to Bezier curves and then into any available stitch type.

  • Complex Fill with Holes

    • Intelligently place stitches around void areas, preserving holes.

  • Brush Tool

    • Create unique calligraphy segments with tapered ends and edit stitch direction.

Next after the Composer level. This program is enriched with the following elements:
  • the Pen tool, which allows you to freely create new segments
  • automatic application tool
  • creating fill segments
  • creating satin segments
  • creation of lockstitch segments
  • converting segments to cross stitch
  • equation of segments to element/axis




Illustrator Extreme

Advanced features and stitch effects for creating premium embroidery. Enhanced Drawing tools. The choice for professional-quality digitizing.

  • Auto Color Blend

    • Easily blend any two thread colors together to create beautiful effects.

  • Branching

    • Automatically sequence complex designs to reduce travel runs, jumps and trims.

  • Remove Overlaps

    • Remove overlapping stitches to avoid layering and costly production issues.

  • Programmed Runs and Fills

    • Use over 180 patterns to create original linear and fill effects.

  • Snap to Artwork

    • Automatically snap the outlines of your design to the artwork you loaded.

  • Rounded Corner Tool

    • Click and drag any number of corners to make them rounded.

This is the most recommended level, due to the more advanced functions of creating new embroidery segments. Features of this software level:
  • unlimited conversion between stitch types
  • creating completely new segments
  • creating contour stitches
  • create large segments of different stitches recognized as one segment
  • tools for cutting, connecting, offsetting segments
  • bitmap support,
  • over 185 types of fill stitches and the ability to create your own
  • copying embroidery parameters
  • removing overlapping stitches
  • the ability to create and save frequently used symbols
  • importing vector files
Illustrator Extreme

Artist Plus

Create expressive embroidery with precision and speed. Intricately detailed design effects and special artistic options. The choice for advanced digitizers with a creative side to produce unique designs.

  • Wave Fill

    • Give a realistic look to plant and animal designs with this new feature.

  • Line Carving

    • Add 3D effects to designs while reducing overall stitch counts.

  • Radial Fill Tool

    • Reposition the center point of segments and watch stitches radiate outwards.

  • Custom Cornering

    • Corners can be adjusted to different corner types with a simple click of the mouse.

  • Region Carving

    • Create a region within a segment with different properties and patterns.

  • Fix Gap Setting

    • Add stitches to the end of branched segments to cover areas with gaps.

A level that adds the following features to the Illustrator Extreme level:

  • automatically combining two colors
  • engraving in the fill/satin segment
  • segment engraver editor
  • customizable satin corners
  • radial filling

Artist Plus


The most powerful embroidery design package available.  Advanced vector functions, productivity-enhancing tools, and specialty stitch types.

The choice for highest-level digitizing and ultimate production.

  • Spiral Fill

    • Use this feature to add a unique and customizable spiral element to any design.

  • Complex Satin

    • This is a new advanced stitch type that allows for gaps in satin shapes.

  • Fur Stitch

    • This stitch type creates layers and adds randomness to mimic animal fur.

  • Create Programmed Patterns

    • Prepare your own unique programmed fill patterns.

  • Auto Kerning Wizard

    • A new tool to quickly adjust font kerning.

  • Fractal Fill

    • Keep stitch count low as randomly placed run stitches stylishly cover large areas.

The highest level of DG16 software available. It is intended for production that uses specialized machines or requires the creation of new, ready-made embroidery fonts. Main features of this level:

  • chenille embroidery
  • E-stitch
  • cascading stitch
  • the ability to create your own fonts
  • fractal fill,
  • a stitch imitating fur
  • extensive radial fill tool
  • empty segments can be modified


Embroidery i2

Revolutionary Embroidery i2 plug-in for CorelDRAW® or Adobe® Illustrator® lets you create embroidery using your graphics program. Work effortlessly within a familiar interface, no need for a separate embroidery software application!

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