Why Choose Vinyl Express® LXi™ Sign Making Software?
LXi contains many tools for special effects. The effects menu will save you hours of design time. Create your effects, change the appearance, edit, combine, break apart, and more. LXi offers endless design effect options.
Vital Job Info
LXi allows you to save all the information about each job in one place! LXi will store job specifications, customer info, and statistics about labor time, job size, and pricing.
The Design Central feature in LXi delivers all the tools you’ll need within one interface.
LXi offers user friendly tools to ensure
optimum efficiency. DesignCentral is a
context sensitive window that displays tabs and options according to the objects you have selected or which tool you have chosen.
If you’re already working with another software program such as CorelDraw, Adobe, or Inspire, etc., LXi will let you transform the user interface of this software to any software that you might already be comfortable with! WOW!
Easy to use tools to edit bitmaps imported into your document.
What Makes Vinyl Express® LXi™ Signmaking Software so easy to use and versatile?
The user interface of Vinyl Express® LXi™ vinyl cutting software is what makes signmaking easy for beginners as well as those who have loved signmaking for years!
DesignCentral - DesignCentral is the one-stop home for all designing needs. This powerful feature increases productivity by placing everything you need in one location.
QuickEdit - You can instantaneously on-screen edit or update any effect applied to any object. For example, if there is text with a shadow that is misspelled, you can click on the text and make any correction. The shadow is automatically updated; there’s no need to enter a separate editor.
DesignEditor - You can hide or lock layers, edit or rearrange any step of the design process and drag effects from one object to another. Even objects in the most complex design can be edited with just one click.
Built-in Spell Checking - VE LXi’s spell checker can check either selected text or the entire design, preventing costly mistakes and misspellings. The dictionary contains over 100,000 words and suggests replacements. You can even create custom dictionaries.
LXi™ Tools - You can simply point the cursor at any tool or icon in Vinyl Express LXi and the Tool Tips provide the features name.
Customizable Interface - With VE LXi software you have the ability to rearrange, tear off and hide all the tool palettes. You can customize the interface to best suit your work habits.
LXi Apprentice is a complete text and graphics layout program that utilizes both Windows TrueType and Adobe Type 1 fonts. LXi Apprentice allows you to do simultaneous cutting and designing of your signs. Also included is a wide base of built-in vinyl sign cutting plotter drivers. LXi Apprentice is the cost-effective solution for sign makers who are just starting out in the sign making business .All levels of LXI 10 now Include a Fonts and Graphics Disc library containing 900+ fonts and 1800+ graphics.
LXi Apprentice Features:
- Flexi-SIGN Compatible Pen Fills for Solid Lettering
- Cut and Paste Options Automatic Color Separations for Cutting
- Vinyl Color Library Interactive Cutter Control
- 32-bit Code for Faster Operations Simultaneous Cutting and Designing
- Animated Previews Power Weed
- Editable Guidelines and Grids Automatic Registration Marks for Cutting
- Easy to Use Measuring Tool Automatic Horizontal and Vertical Tiling
- Unlimited Undos and Redos Complete Text and Graphic Layout
- Unlimited Scaling Uses TrueType or Type 1 Fonts
- Complete Object Layering Control Basic Library of 200 High-Quality Fonts
- Node Edit / Duplicate Auto Font Import
- Mirror Imaging / Basic Borders 51+ Import/Export filters (EPS, DXF, etc.)
- Multiple Documents Interface Rotate Objects
- Online Help / Case Conversion Drawing Tools / Shapes: Circles & Rectangles
LXi Expert is the only sign making package in its price range that has high quality scanning and autotracing. Other features include welding and drop shadowing to produce those eye-catching vinyl signs quickly and easily. LXi Expert is the new threshold for support for desktop print and cut workflow. The Contour Cut Mark feature supports ARMS equipped Graphtec and Vinyl EXPRESS Qe and Q Series cutters in conjunction with any printer in the Windows printer folder.
LXi Master adds even more shadow effects and literally millions of distortions to your designing capabilities. Master even has its own built-in spell checker. LXi Master has all the features of LXi Expert plus more!
LXi Master PLUS adds more draw tools and selection options to enhance the capabilities previously included in the package. Bitmap tools are now also included as well as mode options, color tracing and trapping, striping, overlapping, step and repeat, masking, converting, distributing, job estimation, invoicing, and more. LXi Master PLUS has all the features of LXi Master, plus more!
Click here for an expanded, interactive list of features with summaries.
Please note minimum system requirements for VE LXi and Flexi software:
Vista and Windows 7 & 8 32-bit and 64-bit compatible. Flexi Cloud is fully compatible with Windows 8 (XP Media Center operating system not supported).
2.0 GHz processor or better
128 MB video or better
2 GB memory
4 Gb hard drive space availability
Intel and Power Macs: VE LXi MASTER PLUS version ONLY available for Mac; Not available for R-Series vinyl cutters
OS 10.4 or 10.5 (10.6 not compatible at this time)
Internet Connection Recommended
VE LXi also works GREAT with: