Chroma Digitizing Software

Chroma is designed to allow both the novice and experienced digitizer to create even the most intricate designs with ease and speed.  

SKU: Chroma Inspire (Serialized)
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Chroma Digitizing Software
Chroma Digitizing Software
Chroma Digitizing Software
Chroma Digitizing Software
Chroma Digitizing Software
Chroma Digitizing Software
Chroma Digitizing Software
Chroma Digitizing Software
Chroma Digitizing Software
Chroma Digitizing Software
Chroma Digitizing Software
Chroma Digitizing Software
Chroma Digitizing Software
Chroma Digitizing Software
$599.00
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Description

Start designing your first project immediately with our industry-leading digitizing software, Chroma. With three different tiers to choose from, it’s easy to find just what you’re looking for in a digitizing software, regardless of skill level.  Chroma's easy-to-use interface combined with innovative features like the auto-digitizing tool, fully customizable text effects and much more, make this software the industry standard for decorators.

Chroma Inspire is included with the purchase of any Ricoma embroidery machine, which you can also upgrade to a higher tier at any time. If you are upgrading your Chroma software, enter the serial number before adding it to your cart.

*Chroma software is non-refundable. 

See how Chroma works

Features

  • Cloud-based software (No installation disc or dongle required)
  • Lifetime FREE upgrades whenever you are online  
  • More affordable with more powerful tools for beginners and professionals
  • Multiple languages built-in  
  • Available for both native Mac OS and Windows
  • Background color can be changed to personal preference
  • Training videos for you to learn at your pace
  • Lifetime support
  • Friendly and easy-to-use interface
  • Convert multiple embroidery files into different formats
  • Compatible with all brands of embroidery machines

Specifications

Operating system:Windows 7 64-bit and up
Mac OSX version 12 and up
Memory:8 gb
Free hard disk space:40 gb
Graphics card and monitor:Support for 32bit and 1600 x 900 resolution
Internet connection:Required for software updates

Supported Machine Formats

RDE, EXP, DST, DSB, DSZ, T01, SST, KSM, U01, U02, DAT, T03, PHC, 10o, ZSK, T05, TAP, M3, PES

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Chroma Digitizing Software
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Chroma is designed to allow both the novice and experienc...

$599.00
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8-In-1 Device
8-In-1 Device

The 8-in-1 device is designed to help you embroider on items such as shirt pockets, socks, cap backs, shirt sleeves, collar tips and more.

$319.00
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Total price: $918.00

Chroma is perfect for...

Embroiderers
Embroiderers
Chroma is the premier digitizing software for embroiderers. Built and designed for both novice and expert embroiderers, you'll be designing your next embroidery project with ease and speed. No need to outsource your designs when you'll be a digitizing master!
Digitizers
Digitizers
With an easy-to-use interface and built-in customization tools, Chroma allows digitizers to pump out high-quality designs faster than ever. Chroma speeds up the lengthy digitizing process, so that you can get your product in the hands of your customers quickly and efficiently.
Students/Teachers
Students/Teachers
Graphic and fashion design students and teachers alike can use Chroma software to eliminate the digitizing learning curve and dive straight into practical, hands-on designing for embroidered garments. Students and teachers will receive the full digitizing learning experience with Chroma's simple customization tools and free training videos.

Highly intuitive workspace features for Chroma digitizing software for embroidery machines
HIGHLY INTUITIVE
Workspace Features
  • Customizable workspace
  • Digitizing guidelines
  • Advanced hot keys
  • 3D visualization in 2D and Photorealistic mode
  • Show embroidering sequence
  • Load/save color palette and background color
  • Convert raster images to embroidery or cross stitches
  • Sequence manager display letters
  • Sequin
Fully functioning tools for Chroma digitizing software for embroidery machines
FULLY FUNCTIONING
Tools
  • Slow redraw - simulate sew-out
  • Auto-Digitize with branches
  • Convert between stitch types
  • Clipart tool to insert designs
  • Auto density adjustments when resizing stitch designs
  • Convert stitch design to outline designs
  • Multi-design convert and output
  • Fill pattern editor
  • Adjustable grid
  • Automatic density adjustment during size changes
  • Choose/change from full range of underlay stitches
Fully customizable text effects for Chroma digitizing software for embroidery machines
FULLY CUSTOMIZABLE
Text Effects
  • Lettering with automatic, adjustable kerning
  • Lettering with intelligent closest point connection
  • Lettering in line, arc, circle with rubber band
  • Reorder sequence of text string
  • Resize, rotate, distort letters of text string
  • Includes 10 pre-digitized fonts
  • Duplicate text string
  • Change text setting (typeface, text)
  • Shrink/grow, stretch, rotate, slant, text using handles
  • Envelope lettering in predefined shapes

Which Tier is right for you?

Unlock the ultimate power of Chroma by choosing the tier that best fits your goals.

  Compare our tiers
Inspire
Inspire Mobile
Plus
Plus Mobile
Luxe
Luxe Mobile

File Features

Design export check icon inspire check-icon plus check icon luxe
Open and save designs check icon inspire check-icon plus check icon luxe
Print check icon inspire check-icon plus check icon luxe
Merge check icon inspire check-icon plus check icon luxe
Design library check icon inspire check-icon plus check icon luxe
Embroidery formats import check icon inspire check-icon plus check icon luxe
Transmit to machine (serial port, network, machine folder) check icon inspire check-icon plus check icon luxe
Save design as image (png or jpg) check icon inspire check-icon plus check icon luxe
Import artwork/bitmap check icon inspire check-icon plus check icon luxe
Collapsible windows check icon inspire check-icon plus check icon luxe
Export artwork check icon inspire check-icon plus check icon luxe
Backdrop tool check icon inspire check-icon plus check icon luxe
Batch conversion   check-icon plus check icon luxe
Import/export environment     check icon luxe
Design database     check icon luxe
Icon viewer     check icon luxe

View

Realistic view check icon inspire check-icon plus check icon luxe
Zoom in & out using mouse scroll, 1:1 check icon inspire check-icon plus check icon luxe
Pan on screen check icon inspire check-icon plus check icon luxe
Stitch Ends check icon inspire check-icon plus check icon luxe
Ruler - measure design elements check icon inspire check-icon plus check icon luxe
Hoops check icon inspire check-icon plus check icon luxe
Change background color check icon inspire check-icon plus check icon luxe
Show commands check icon inspire check-icon plus check icon luxe
Start/Stop check icon inspire check-icon plus check icon luxe
Sequence Panel check icon inspire check-icon plus check icon luxe
Slow redraw check icon inspire check-icon plus check icon luxe
Navigator check icon inspire check-icon plus check icon luxe
Ribbon Interface   check-icon plus check icon luxe
Filter     check icon luxe
Design Analysis     check icon luxe

Editing

Rotate check icon inspire check-icon plus check icon luxe
Flip check icon inspire check-icon plus check icon luxe
To Front/To Back check icon inspire check-icon plus check icon luxe
Cut, Copy, Paste check icon inspire check-icon plus check icon luxe
Transform check icon inspire check-icon plus check icon luxe
Select Tool check icon inspire check-icon plus check icon luxe
Change Colors/Thread Palettes check icon inspire check-icon plus check icon luxe
Align check icon inspire check-icon plus check icon luxe
Group check icon inspire check-icon plus check icon luxe
Resequencing check icon inspire check-icon plus check icon luxe
Optimize Colors, Entry-Exit check icon inspire check-icon plus check icon luxe
Repeat check icon inspire check-icon plus check icon luxe
Duplicate check icon inspire check-icon plus check icon luxe
Shape Tool check icon inspire check-icon plus check icon luxe
Parametric Shapes check icon inspire check-icon plus check icon luxe
Carousel/Place/Reflect/Scatter   check-icon plus check icon luxe
Change Style   check-icon plus check icon luxe
Lasso Tool   check-icon plus check icon luxe
Stitch Tool   check-icon plus check icon luxe
Slice Tool     check icon luxe

Lettering

Add Text check icon inspire check-icon plus check icon luxe
Circle, Monogram text types check icon inspire check-icon plus check icon luxe
True Type Fonts check icon inspire check-icon plus check icon luxe
On screen typing check icon inspire check-icon plus check icon luxe
Pre-digitized fonts 43 71 133
Small Fonts (11) 2 2 check icon luxe
Applique fonts ADDED IN   10 check icon luxe
Edit Letters   check-icon plus check icon luxe
Break Up Text   check-icon plus check icon luxe
Path, Vertical, Spiral text types   check-icon plus check icon luxe
Puffy Fonts (13)     check icon luxe
Bubble Text     check icon luxe
Font Editor     check icon luxe

Digitizing

Auto Digitizing check icon inspire check-icon plus check icon luxe
Underlay check icon inspire check-icon plus check icon luxe
Pull compensation check icon inspire check-icon plus check icon luxe
Run/Classic Satin check icon inspire check-icon plus check icon luxe
Complex Fill with holes check icon inspire check-icon plus check icon luxe
Stitched Snapshots (Photo Stitch)   check-icon plus check icon luxe
Auto Cross stitch   check-icon plus check icon luxe
Auto Baste   check-icon plus check icon luxe
Combine/Break Apart   check-icon plus check icon luxe
Trim/Weld/Intersect   check-icon plus check icon luxe
Push compensation   check-icon plus check icon luxe
Convert To (Steil, Fill etc)   check-icon plus check icon luxe
Shaping options (Subtract, Exclude, and Knockout)   check-icon plus check icon luxe
Applique     check icon luxe
Pattern Creator     check icon luxe
Palette Creator     check icon luxe
Steil/Cross Stitch     check icon luxe
Notes     check icon luxe
Magic Wand     check icon luxe
Utility (Create Border, Outline etc)     check icon luxe
Color Blending     check icon luxe
Gradient     check icon luxe
Jagged type     check icon luxe
Stippling     check icon luxe
Motifs/Emboss     check icon luxe
Wave Fill     check icon luxe
Split Design (Multiple Hoops)     check icon luxe
Applique Cutter     check icon luxe
Button hole option     check icon luxe
Estimator     check icon luxe
Steil cap end     check icon luxe
Sequin Optional Optional Optional
Chenille Optional Optional Optional

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Questions & Answers

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Q.
Will this software work on Macbook version 13.1 (Ventura)? And is the software compatible with a Brother SE1900 machine?
A.

Yes Chroma will work with Ventura. And yes, it is compatible with Brother machines.

Q.
Does a version of Chroma include a drawing feature/photo editor?
A.

Hi there, all tiers of Chroma (Inspire, Plus, Luxe) have the simple draw feature.

Q.
Is there any classes on digitizing
A.

Yes, you can access Chroma training videos through the customer portal at customer.ricoma.com.

Q.
Will this software work on a iPad Pro?
A.

No, it only works on Mac and PC operating systems for desktop.

Q.
Which application, Inspire, Plus, or Luxe allows me to create a PES file from an jpg or jpeg file/picture? Or do all three versions have this capability?
A.

Hi there, all versions have this capability.


Customer Reviews

Based on 32 reviews
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9%
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3%
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16%
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T
Tim

Not Wilcom

T
Tim

Not as good as Wilcom. But it is cheaper

L
Lori Bernard
It takes time

It took a while to understand it but for the most part, watching all the videos really helped me with learning it.

K
Kathleen Raske
Need more learning videos

Good from what little I picked up on you tube. Wish there was more fills to choose from along with more learning video’s.

C
Customer

Don’t waste your time or money just buy the luxe version it’s worth the money.

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