Hello, this evening i will list all the cross stitch software available, obviously i will update this list next.
There are various programs available to convert an image or photo in a cross stitch pattern, some of them are free, others are paid, some for Microsoft Windows platform, others for Mac Os, others for Linux.
Let's begin with Windows, obviusly this list will be updated with all new alternatives. WINDOWS
: Scheme Maker is a free software and it is simple to use, it is in English and Italian language.
: Free Windows software, it want to be simple but with advanced tools. Available in English, Russian and Ukrainian language.
: Free software to convert images and photo to cross stitch patterns, it is a must try, Available in French, Spanish, Duth and Portuguese languages.
: Free and Open Source software released under GPL License, available only in English language, it is a must try.
: CStitch is another free and Open Source program for creating cross stitch patterns and for saving them in .pdf format, must try.
: PCStitch is one of the best available software at this moment, it is in Engliash language only.
A trial version is available, you can buy the complete version for 49,95$.
: Easy Cross is a shareware software(paid software) available in three versions: Easy Cross 29,95$, Easy Cross de luxe 49,95$ , and Easy Cross Enterprise 99,95$. Other interesting software s are available always creative hobbies related like crocheting and knitting.
: Shareware Windows software now 2012 version available at a price range from 39 to 65 $. You can find various screenshot and a free trial on the official website.
: Unfortunatly this software seems to be abandoned from 2009 and the download link seems not working.
: Pattern Maker is developed by HobbyWare inc. and it is available in Standard version at 60$ and Professional version at 120$. Adding 60$ it is possible to buy the addon that permit to convert the cross stitch patterns to most common sewing machine formats..
: This software seems to be obsolete and not updated.
:Paid Windows softwareavailable in English and Japanese languages, price is 35$.
: Version 4 of this shareware software available at 59,78 $. A trial version is available.
: Software with many options and tools available. You can try a free trial version and let decide to buy or not for about 166$. MAC OS
: Version dedicated to Apple users always from Ursa Software, some here trial version available and price range from 39 to 65 $.
: Also the Mac Os version seems to be obsolete.
: Mac Os shareware software, free trial version available and price about 69 $. LINUX
: These Linux project started in 2002, absolutely free and Open Source software, it is a must try for all Linux users because linux cross stitch programs are a few.
: Also these free and Open Source sofware is a must try, available for both Windows and Linux platforms. Free to use and Open Source.
: Also the Linux version is free and Open Source, you have to try this.
We will update this list in future, if you know other software please comment this topic !