creative vision™ update


We strongly recommend you to always update your creative vision™ sewing and embroidery machine with the latest software version. 

NEW! PFAFF® creative vision™ update version 20839_6335 (2014-01-29) 

Upgrade and improvement in new update:

  • Quickhelp improvements 
  • Stitch 6.5.1 and 6.5.5 adjusted for improved stitch out quality. 
  • Improvement to make sure the embroidery unit is moved only in Step 1b and 2b in ‘Precise positioning’ - for ease of use reasons. 
  • Improvement to allow usage of ‘Corner icons’ in ‘Precise positioning’ in all steps  for easier check of corner positions of the design.

Note: All additions and improvements from the previous version are of course also included in this update

PFAFF® creative vision™ update version
 20813_6335 (2013-10-02)

Upgrade and improvement in update:

  • Support for 180x130 Metal hoop.
  • Tension is improved when embroidering with 6D-foot.
  • Embroidery unit will only move in step 1B and 2B in precise positioning for ease of use reasons.
  • Changed ‘Motor overloaded’ popup text to less scary ‘Machine needs to rest’.
  • Improved handling of cuts at jump stitches – for less thread jams.
  • Improved handling of thread tension at jump stitches – for less thread breaks

Thank you for your feedback and ideas! Please continue to give us your suggestions; they are very helpful to make the best sewing and embroidery machine in the world.


For PC users:

How to update with USB cable

  1. Click on the link below to download the update file. You need a file compression utility to open the file (WinZip or similar).
  2. Extract the .exe file to your desktop. Then double click on the .exe file from your desktop to start the Update Wizard. You may get Security Warnings. Click Run to continue.
  3. The creative vision™ Update Wizard will start. Follow the instructions on screen.
  4. When the update is complete your creative vision™ will automatically restart. Estimated time for the update is 8 minutes.

How to update with USB embroidery stick
(requires version 19617-6074 or later in the machine)

  1. Click on the linked zip-file below to download the update file. You need a file compression utility to open the file (WinZip or similar).
  2. Extract the .exe file to your desktop. Then double click on the .exe file from your desktop to start the Update Wizard. You may get Security Warnings. Click Run to continue.
  3. The machine Update Wizard will start. Follow the instructions on screen and be sure to select "USB embroidery stick" as the update method.
  4. When the USB embroidery stick is prepared the Update Wizard will tell you to move it to your machine, start the update and follow the instructions on the Interactive Screen.
  5. When the update is complete your machine will automatically restart. Estimated time for the update is 13 minutes.

Latest update version 20839-6335 as a zip-file (2014-01-29) >>

For MAC users:

How to update with USB embroidery stick

1. Click on the link below to download the update file. You need a file compression utility to open the file (WinZip or similar).
2. Save the file in the root of the USB memory, not in any folder. Make sure no other update file (.clo file) is present in the root of the USB stick.
3. Insert the USB memory into your creative vision™.
4. Press and hold the Needle Up/Down and the Pattern Restart keys while switching on the machine. Hold the keys until you can read "Firmware Update Mode" on the Interactive Screen.
5. Follow the instructions on the Interactive Screen.
6. When the update is complete your creative vision™ will automatically restart. Estimated time for the update is 13 minutes.

Download update 20839_6335 here (zip-file) to keep personal files stored in the machine memory >>

Download update 20839_6335 here (zip-file) to also remove personal files from the machine memory >>


Owner's Manual update

Information and instructions for new functions to add to your Owner's manual.
Download update for version 20302-6275 and higher >>