Frequently Asked Questions

Silhouette Studio® updates

To install or update the Silhouette Studio software:

  1. Close any instance of the Silhouette Studio software program currently running
  2. Go to the software download page
  3. Select the Silhouette Studio section
  4. Depending on your computer type, click on the Mac or Windows link in the Current Version section to download the program
  5. Once downloaded, proceed with to run the installation program and follow the on-screen prompts to install the software program


There is a difference between "updating" (which provide updates for the software from version to version) and "upgrading" (which is moving from the basic Standard Edition to any higher level Edition, such as the Designer Edition or Business Edition).

Software updates are provided from time-to-time to enhance certain capabilities and fix bugs. These updates will be applied automatically if you select the "Check for Updates" option in the Silhouette Studio software program.

Software upgrades can be purchased to unlock additional features.

⚠ NOTE: If you are running Silhouette Studio with an upgraded edition, such as the Designer Edition or Business Edition, updating the software will not remove or effect your license key.

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