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Silhouette Cameo Software V4.2.279

Silhouette released V4.2.279 in February 2019. Here is a list of the features directly from the website.

“New Features

Standard Edition and above

  • Color Fonts now supported
  • Print Bleed – Extend the printed area outside the cut lines to ensure that no white, unprinted areas are showing on the edges of your cut-out.
  • Thumbnail previews – STUDIO3 file thumbnails now display as a preview of the file.
  • Silhouette Library Updates (For a full list of changes, scroll down to ‘Library Updates’)

Designer Edition and above

  • Lasso Selection tool – Select multiple shapes using the lasso tool.
  • Warp Templates – Bend shapes and text with the pre-defined templates.

Designer Edition Plus and above

  • Flexishapes – Quickly create and edit complex shapes.
  • Puzzle Generator – Turn your photos into puzzles with the puzzle creator

Business Edition

  • Font Creation – Turn your handwriting into a font
  • Digital Font Creation – Create your own font using the design tools within Studio
  • Edition Toggling – Quickly adjust your display to match alternate editions of Studio

Library Updates

  • Thumbnail size slider – Adjust the size of design thumbnails with the new thumbnail slider
  • ‘File Types’ & ‘Sort By’ filters – Library designs can now be filtered with the new ‘File Types’ & ‘Sort By’ filters
  • Favorites folder – Designs can now be Favorited by clicking the ‘Star’ symbol, these files can then be found in the new ‘Favorites’ folder
  • Library & Design split-view – View the Library and Design page simultaneously by clicking the Library icon that appears on the left-hand side toolbar while on the ‘Design’ page
  • Unseen design indicator – New designs that have not been interacted with will have a blue bold title marking them as unseen. Folders containing unseen designs will display a blue dot. To mark designs as seen you can:
    • Right-click a folder and select ‘Mark All as Seen’.
    • Right-click the unseen design and select ‘Mark as Seen’
    • Left-click the unseen design
    • Once a folder no longer contains “unseen” designs, the blue dot will disappear.
  • Library Import UX update
  • Empty Folder indicator – Empty library folders will now show ‘This folder is empty.’ within the thumbnail view when selected
  • Expandable Library thumbnails – Library thumbnails can now be expanded by clicking the icon that appears when hovering over a design
  • Silhouette Studio will now request that a library backup is created before migrating the library into a Silhouette Studio 4.2 compatible state
  • Local User files and a chosen Silhouette account will be merged into a single library account or these Local User files can be exported to a user-specified location on your hard drive.
  • Advanced Settings have been added to the Library, from here you can:
    • Take a snapshot of the current library state. These snapshots can then be reverted to if in rare circumstances a library is lost
    • Remove duplicated files
  • To access the Library, a Silhouette account needs to be signed in. The Silhouette account can be set to ‘Work Offline’ which will stop automatic syncing.”