An updated version of Electric Quilt 8 is yours — free!

Because you own EQ8, you get this update for free. Follow the instructions below to update your EQ8 software. If you have EQ8 on multiple computers, you will need to do these steps for all computers.

DO THIS FIRST!

Check your current EQ8 version number to decide if you need to update. In EQ8, click on the Home button in the top-left of the screen, then choose PRODUCT DETAILS on the left. Locate the same version number below and follow the instructions.

Can't open EQ8 to check your version number? If you've already updated your computer to Catalina, and no longer have access to your EQ8 software, you need to download and install the newest update following steps 2-4 in the EQ8 for macOS section below.


EQ8 for Windows

Current Version 1.1.0.2 - Released November 6, 2019

Find your computer's EQ8 version number (as noted above) and continue reading.

If you have EQ8 version 1.1.0.2

Your EQ8 is all up-to-date on this computer. Have fun designing in EQ8!

If you have EQ8 version 1.1.0.1 or 1.1.0.0

Simply open EQ8 and choose File > Check for Updates. An update should be found. Follow the prompts to update your EQ8.

If you have any other EQ8 version

  1. Click the button below to access your EQ Account.
  2. Click My Downloads and then click the EQ8 Windows Download button to start the download. If asked, choose to Save the file. The file will take several minutes to download. This file includes all the latest updates. Notice your EQ8 License ID and Password is listed in your account under the download button, you'll need these numbers for installation.
  3. Once the Electric Quilt 8 Setup.exe file is completely downloaded, double-click on it to start the installation. Allow permission if prompted by your computer, then follow the instructions on the screen to install and activate.

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EQ8 for macOS

Current Version 3.2.0.1 - Released November 13, 2019

Find your computer's EQ8 version number (as noted above) and continue reading.

If you have EQ8 version 3.2.0.1

Your EQ8 is all up-to-date on this computer. Have fun designing in EQ8!

If you have EQ8 version 3.1.0.2 or 3.2.0.0

Simply open EQ8 and choose File > Check for Updates. An update should be found. Follow the prompts to update your EQ8.

If you have any other EQ8 version

  1. Start your current version of EQ8 and deactivate (Help > Deactivate), then close EQ8.
  2. Click the button below to access your EQ Account.
  3. Click My Downloads and then click the EQ8 Mac Download button to start the download. The file will take several minutes to download. This file includes all the latest updates. Notice your EQ8 License ID and Password is listed in your account under the download button, you'll need these numbers for installation.
  4. Once the Electric Quilt 8 Setup.dmg file is completely downloaded, double-click on it to start the installation. Follow the instructions to install and activate. (If asked if you want to "Replace" the current EQ8, click Yes.) When the installation has finished, open EQ8. This may take a few minutes the first time you launch the program. When it opens, you'll first be asked to activate. Enter your license ID and password to activate your license, then EQ8 should open.

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