EmbrioderyWare vs Embird

By | January 4, 2019

Comparison EmbrioderyWare vs Embird

This purpose of this article is to compare EmbrioderyWare vs Embird.

EmbroideryWare has many of the same features as Embird.  The table at the end of this article outlines the key differences between the two.

EmbroideryWare was created by a small business that does not have the large overhead of a bigger organization like BALARAD, s.r.o., the company that created Embird.  Therefore we can offer a much more affordable solution for your embroidery digitizing needs.

Another resource for comparison is Comparison of embroidery software – Wikipedia.


EmbroideryWare was designed with professional capabilities from the start, and they are easy to use  This results in the ability to create designs that rival those created by professional digitizers.

EmbroideryWare does not require plugins to get the features you want, so you get all the features in all versions.

EmbroideryWare has professionally digitized lettering sets that stitch out as well or better than Embird and they are a third the price. Each lettering set is individually tested to stitch out well.  Below are a few examples of our lettering quality.  We have everything from fancy scripted lettering to applique lettering sets.

Reindeer Lettering Embroideryware vs Embird

Example of Reindeer lettering

Drumsticks Lettering Embroideryware vs Embird

Example of Drumsticks lettering

Applique Example Embroideryware vs Embird

Applique Example


Embird consists of a Basic Program ($184) plus plug in modules: Studio ($150), Font Engine ($145), and predigitized alphabets ($15 each).

The version that most digitizers want is the basic program, plus Studio, Font Engine, and about 20 predigitized alphabets.  This brings the total price to $779.  EmbroideryWare is a much better deal at $119 for the similar functionality.

FeatureEmbroideryWareEmbroideryWare Lettering SetsEmbird BasicEmbird StudioEmbird Font EngineEmbird Lettering Sets
Price$119$6 (30 included with $119 version)$184$150$145$15 ea (Extra not included)
Manually DigitizeYesNANoYesNANA
Create MotifsYesNANoYesNANA
Add lettering to designsYesNANoNoYesNA
Create AppliqueYesNANoYesNANA
Upgrade Price$25 for a year of upgrades plus free $15 couponNA$35NANANA