Default File Type
Silhouette Studio uses STUDIO and STUDIO3 files as its proprietary file types.
Silhouette Studio allows you to open a variety of file types, with additional types supported in upgraded editions.
The Basic Edition (free version) can open the following file types that are ready to cut:
- Silhouette Digital Download files obtained from the Silhouette Design Store
- Fonts installed on your computer in TTF and OTF format
It can also import the following file types that may be traced:
The Designer Edition (paid upgrade) opens all the above file types plus:
NOTE: When importing PDF, you can select to Import as Image (no cut lines), or Import as Vector (automatically creates cut lines).
Designer Edition Plus
The Designer Edition Plus (paid upgrade) opens all the above file types plus the following embroidery file types:
The Business Edition (paid upgrade) opens all the above file types plus the following Adobe Illustrator and CorelDRAW file types:
Silhouette Studio allows you to export a few different file types, with additional types supported in upgraded editions.
All Editions of Silhouette Studio allow you to save as:
The Business Edition additionally allows you to export as:
- SVG files are automatically flattened when exported from Silhouette Studio. You are not able to adjust this option to prevent potential printing concerns.