Bead Creator Version 6.0
The latest version of this wonderful software. Create beautiful beading designs from scratch or from an image, with an easy to bead pattern with our BeadCreator software. If you want to create amazing works of bead designs, BeadCreatorPro is a must-have tool. This fantastic program allows you to create an image and have it translated into a "bead map" and shopping list for your project. * Import any image and convert it to a bead graph, or * Work from a blank canvas and design your own pattern * Zoom factor for different bead configuration * Uses any size bead, from 1/0 to 22/0, or input your own measurements * Create loom, brick, peyote & 2- to 9-drop peyote bead layouts * Choose from exact color match or gradation color blends * Change individual bead colors using our floating color palette * Paint, edit, change, modify beads and colors with ease * Modify the hue, saturation and brightness from within the program * Turn bead colors on and off for more design control * Prints a "shopping list" and number of needed beads * Prints a full-color preview of the design * Prints a bead grid or a word pattern * Export the bead preview image as a JPEG * Save settings for working on files later * Export pattern, bead list, and design instructions as a PDF file - great for beaders who resell patterns * Includes all Delica colors, updated as new colors become available * Runs on all Windows platforms, including Windows XP. * Over 10,000 users worldwide use BeadCreator programs for their designs * Free technical support via email and telephone * More info at www.beadcreator.com.
New in Version 6:
Support for RAW, Herringbone New masks and color shapes combine with all pattern formats New color editing features using the right pane Expanded color correction (see example) Bead color reduction with inline variants Delete individual beads by color Show color variants as options Password file protection Expanded Dewey Decimal specifications Support for third-party plug-ins Export pattern data to XML, an open-source format Import JPG, TIF, GIF and PNG formats
BeadCreator is used primarily for single pattern development, for personal use, and not so much for commercial pattern development and sales. It has a very easy to use interface with an easy-to-follow wizard which guides you step by step through creating your patterns.