We sell two versions of our best-selling BeadCreator software: Personal and Business Editions, Version 5. While the Business Edition sounds like it’s only for beaders doing business in patterns, it’s actually our most popular version for the full breadth and functionality not found in any other program.
- Convert image to a pattern
- Create designs from scratch
- Full suite of design editing tools
- Extensive use of the Dewey Delica system, the most comprehensive bead cataloging effort in beadwork design.
- Create patterns from 1/0 to 15/0 bead sizes
- Create custom color palettes, fully accessible
- Full bead inventory management (Bus. Edition)
- Copy protect your patterns, limit print ability (Bus. Edition)
- Preview original and pattern simultaneously (Bus. Edition)
- Desktop publishing tools included
- Create single pattern books for resale
- Choose from custom cover designs for pattern books
- Shopping cart links built in to books for extra sales
- Customize fonts, sizes, columns
- Creates custom pattern websites
- Watermark images, protect your hard work
- Export to native PDF – No third-party app needed
- Multiple license options** available for several computers
- 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)
- Lifetime upgrades* for free, available at extra one-time cost
- Free web support, 7 days a week, 24 hours a day
- And much, much more!
Windows computer with 1G RAM recommended; Windows 7, Vista, XP, 2000
Macintosh (Intel) running BootCamp and Parallels or VMWare.
* Free upgrades are available to Lifetime members who have previously purchased a lifetime subscription for upgrades.
** Lifetime members are entitled to use BeadCreator on a second computer they control at no additional cost. Non life-members can purchase additional licenses for computers in their control (i.e. a laptop and a desktop) at a cost equal to 50% of the retail price.