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Easy-to-Use Sublimation Design Software

CreativeStudio is an online designer created specifically for sublimation and is included with the purchase of all Sawgrass printers. To use the designer, you’ll need to have Virtuoso Print Manager installed.

With a wide selection of print-ready designs, images and an extensive library of the most popular substrate product templates, CreativeStudio is the software of choice for sublimation designers.

While the basic version of the software is free for Sawgrass users, the CreativePass+ gives you access to the latest trendy designs - updated weekly.

The CreativePass+ includes all the most popular categories such as: sports, holidays, celebrations, pets, kids, monograms, art and more!

Try a CreativePass+ with 25% off your first month using code CREATE25.

Fully Integrated Solution

CreativeStudio™, along with Virtuoso Print Manager and your Virtuoso SG400, SG800 or VJ 628, is the only fully integrated sublimation solution in the market. Each component of the solution is customized to work optimally with each of the other solution components. The result is the highest quality and most consistent dye sublimation output.

Hundreds of Product Templates

No more searching multiple websites for the right product templates. CreativeStudio™ has hundreds of templates direct from the most popular substrate manufacturers, such as Unisub, ChromaLuxe, Vapor Apparel, and more.

Curated Library of Images for Commercial Use

Every font, image and design in CreativeStudio™ is licensed for your use to decorate products for sale to your customers.

CreativeStudio™ contains thousands of individual illustrations, photographs, ornamental objects, shapes and other design components that allow you to create your own finished design. If design is not your forte, then use one of the thousands of finished, print-ready designs in CreativeStudio™ to decorate products to sell to your customers.

CreativeStudio™ Premium Content

For CreativeStudio™ users who want more specialized, premium content and a greater volume of monthly updates of content across all categories in CreativeStudio™, Sawgrass now offers a CreativePass+ membership. This membership augments the existing library of the nearly 20,000 images, print-ready designs, product templates and fonts in CreativeStudio™.

Visit the store to learn more and purchase a CreativePass+ membership. 

Product Mockup Maker

Create an image to showcase your design on your website or for client approval with ease. Mockup Maker eliminates the need to photograph a product sample saving you time and money! Mockup images are PNG with transparent backgrounds so that you can incorporate them into the background of your choice.

Free Cloud Storage for Your Designs

CreativeStudio™ includes free online storage of your finished designs, print-ready files and uploaded images.

Custom Color Palette

Create and save your own color swatches. Creative Studio™’s My Colorsure Palette is the Perfect complement to Virtuoso Print Manager’s Palette Manger!

Quickly add and save your new colors to a customized palette, making it easy to apply your own spot colors to designs and templates!

CreativeStudio Requires Virtuoso Print Manager

CreativeStudio is an online designer that does not require a software download. However, as Virtuoso Print Manager is the only compatible print driver and color management software you’ll need to install it before using CreativeStudio.

Access to Premium Designs and Images

Although the basic version of CreativeStudio is free for Sawgrass users, premium artwork is part of the CreativePass+, available in monthly or annual memberships.

Sports, monograms, celebrations and more are among the many exciting designs updated weekly within the CreativePass+!

Try a CreativePass+ with 25% off your first month using code CREATE25.

Consult your distributor or contact Sawgrass Technical Support to ensure you have a computer system capable of running your Virtuoso printer, print manager and CreativeStudio™

CreativeStudio™ Minimum System Recommendations

Windows 7/ Windows 8/8.1/ Windows 10 / Mac OS 10.9 or Higher

Recommended RAM: 4 GB
Recommended CPU: Dual Core 2 GHz
Min. Free HD Space​: 10% Free

Browser Recommendation

CreativeStudio™ is compatible with most widely-available internet browsers but has been optimized for Google Chrome. Therefore, Sawgrass recommends using Google Chrome.

Internet Connection Speed Recommendations

CreativeStudio™ is a hosted design software with nothing to download or install which reduces the requirements for storage and CPU on your computer. However, since all designing and rendering is online, Sawgrass does make the following recommendations:

Download: 10 mbps or higher
Upload: 5 mbps or higher

Sawgrass reserves the right to limit support to customers that use less than the minimum stated requirements.

Note: 1Only Windows Professional, Business, Enterprise and Ultimate Editions have been tested and approved. Only select drivers for Windows 8 are available.  2Only compatible with Intel systems running Macintosh OS 10.5 or later, current with the absolute latest Apple software updates.  

CreativeStudio™ How-to Guides
Learn how to make the most of CreativeStudio™

CreativeStudio™ Troubleshooting Guides
Videos and troubleshooting guides

BusinessBuilder Resources and Education
Webinars, sublimation tutorials and more

Contact Technical Support

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