The question about what file formats Silhouette Studio can use is not all that easy to answer, partly because the facts vary a bit from the official Silhouette America information, and partly because there are 3 versions to keep track of now. I sort it all out here, in a free printable PDF cheat sheet.
I’m very excited to be releasing Part 1 of my series of videos about tracing in Silhouette Studio. It’s a new approach I hope will help ease some frustration. In Part 1 I cover why and when you need to trace, what are the best kinds of images to trace, how to do a basic trace, and how to avoid the “double line” problem.
My latest web app crush is squarely on Stencilizer, a cool online tool for automatically posterizing, smoothing, vectorizing and color separating photo input. Upload an optimized (clear, close up, cropped, background removed, high contrast) image and Stencilizer first presents you with 9 choices in various brightness levels and number of colors.