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Welcome to the Coats Embroidery Design Viewer website.

You can find all the information you need to download and operate the software free of charge on this site. We are pleased to announce the launch of the upgraded Coats EDV 1.5 software which has a number of enhancements - anyone downloading the software from this site will receive version.

Coats EDV 1.5 is the companion software for the Wings Systems family of digitising software; customers of Wings Systems can download this version of the software in order to view designs created in Wings' XP [eXPerience] version 1.5 - as well as older versions. Please note that Coats EDV 1.0 software cannot read designs created in Wings' XP 1.5 - you will need to download Coats EDV 1.5 from this site.

For users with the older versions who want to download the 1.5 version - please take the following steps:

  • delete the old version of Coats EDV 1.0 from your hard disk before trying to download the new version

  • the best way to delete software is to go into your menu; press 'start' button - 'settings' then 'control panel' - select the 'add/remove software' programme and select 'Coats EDV - remove' - once it has been deleted you can log onto this site to get the new version

  • 'login' on the download page - give your user name and password [your user name is the e-mail address you used to register]

  • once you have logged in correctly the download of the new 1.5 version will begin immediately and install itself

  • if you have forgotten your password please contact us with the e-mail address you used to initially register - we will send you your password by return

Enhancements to Coats EDV 1.5:

  • compatible with latest Wings' XP 1.5 digitising software

  • improved stitch calculation and branching function

  • more accurate thread consumption calculation

  • enhanced 3-D photo realistic preview

  • improved print function layout and print-outs

  • number of 'undo' steps increased to 25

  • sequins & applique position indicated with a special mark

  • improved colour search functionality

We are very grateful to Wings Systems Limited for the help and support they have given us in the production of Coats EDV 1.5 - we chose Wings Systems as our partner because of the reputation of their software in the global embroidery industry; we use the latest Wings Systems family of software in all our Embroidery Solution Centres worldwide and would be happy to demonstrate its superior features upon request. For more information on Wings Systems' products please click the link on the sidebar.

We will contact those of you who have registered for our newsletters in the future when we have news on improvements and upgrades.

Good luck and happy digitising !!

Coats EDV Support Team

Warning neither Coats Plc nor Wings Systems Ltd. can accept liability for any consequential damages caused by the use of this software; in case of doubt please consult an embroidery industry professional to advise you on the correct use of this type of software. Please refer to our legal notices for more details. Both Coats Plc and Wings Systems Ltd would be pleased to offer advice and recommendations through their dedicated service networks.