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Brother BES 4 Dream Edition Software

Brother BES 4 Dream Edition Software


Upgrade your embroidery machine with BES®4 and go wireless!

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Upgrade your embroidery machine with BES®4 and go wireless!

BES®4 Dream Edition is a professional monogramming and lettering PC software with a wireless upgrade kit and access to BES Cloud® for basic editing.

Works with over 16 Brother models!

The BES®4 Dream Edition is a full-featured desktop lettering, monogramming and customization PC software with more designs, more fonts, and more creative customizing and editing features than ever before! Plus, it includes a new wireless upgrade kit and convenient BES Cloud® web application for free storage and basic editing capabilities.

The versatility of this new software is perfect for any embroiderer, from beginner to expert. You will love the ability to create designs on your PC, transfer designs wirelessly, and edit designs on-the-go.

Lettering, Monogramming and Applique for Any Embroiderer

840+ Embroidery Designs, including 101 NEW Designs


    A wide variety of new professionally digitized designs to customize. Something for almost everyone, from elegant to sporty.

    Add decorative or fun frames to monograms or other designs.
  • Monogram Decors:

    Use the monogram décors to create monograms or small accent designs to enhance your embroidery projects.
  • Word Collage:

    Create lettering artwork by selecting a predefined shape and typing in words. The program will randomly generate lettering in the artwork.

199 Pre-Digitized fonts, including 9 NEW Fonts

  • Our split letter designs are perfect for creating unique and personalized embroidery.

Enhanced Design Customizing and Editing

  • Merge Multiple Designs:

    Merge multiple designs onto a design page and add text for a finished embroidery design.
  • Horizontal & Vertical Distribute Tools:

    The new Horizontal and Vertical Distribute Tools evenly space designs on the design page.
  • New Multi-Colored Lettering

  • Font Filter - Sort Fonts by Category:

    The new Font Filter narrows down font choices based on the attribute selected. Font filter categories are Appliqué fonts, Run fonts, Script fonts and Small fonts.
  • Drop Shadow for Fonts:

    Add a 3D effect to your lettering with the new Drop Shadow effect for fonts
  • Scatter Design Tool:

    The new Scatter Design Tool allows random artful arrangements of an embroidery design. Click "Apply" until you have the design you desire.
  • Add Lettering to Embroidery Design & Align Design Elements:

    As always, with the 199 fonts at your fingertips, you can add lettering to your own designs or use one of the built-in designs and align with our alignment tools.
  • Arrange on Row:

    Allows easy artful repeating designs on rows. Select a design, choose the number of rows and columns and click “Apply.” It’s that easy.
  • Text Connector Designs:

    Create unique monograms or text segments using our text connector designs.
  • Alpha Mapping:

    Turn text designs into keyboard lettering with all the benefits of keyboard lettering, such as text on a circle or path text designs.
  • Monogram Designer:

    The Monogram Designer has 21 monogram templates to select from with 126 monogram frames and 137 monogram décor designs to create stylish monograms.
  • Follow Path Tool:

    The Follow Path tool arranges words along the outside of a path to create embroidery designs.
  • Built-in Recipes, Match Projects to Fabrics & Stabilizers:

    Take the guesswork out of designing and embroidering by using one of the built-in recipes to adjust the properties for the built-in lettering designs. The recipes provide stabilizer, needle and thread guidance for successful embroidery results.

Go wireless with BES®4 Wireless Upgrade Kit

  • Transfer virtually any PES file from your PC to select Brother machines
  • Transfer designs from your PC to BES® Cloud to access on-the-go
  • BES®4 Wireless Upgrade Kit includes SD Wireless Card and USB to SD Adapter

Create Appliques from ScanNCut Files

  • Convert cut files into appliqué embroidery files, and then embroider on your embroidery machine.

Free BES® Cloud to Edit and Store Designs On-The-Go

  • Edit on-the-go from your desktop or mobile device with this simplified version of BES®4 Dream Edition on
  • Access to BES® Cloud, a free cloud-based software for basic editing
  • No subscription required
  • Edit and save on-the-go from your PC / Laptop or tablet
  • Send designs wirelessly to your machine


  • USB Containing full version of software
  • 8GB SD Wireless Card
  • Card Reader (USB Adapter) - allows PCs and embroidery machines without SD card slot to use the included SD Wireless Card
  • Installation and Quick Start Guides


  • Save designs in multiple formats: .pes, .sew, .jef, .hus, .pcs, .dst, .xxx, .exp, .shv, .vip, .vp3; and these quilting formats: .dxf, .pat, .cqp, .hqf, .iqp, .plt, .ssd, .qli, .wmf
  • Import designs from: .brf, .pes, .pec, .sew, .jef, .hus, .pcs, .dst, .xxx, .exp, .shv, .vip, .art, .vp3, .zip
  • Import and export as: .fcm and .svg cut files
  • Export as artwork files: .jpg, .png, .bmp, .gif



PC or compatible computer

Operation System:

Microsoft® Windows® 7, 8 or Windows® 10


Genuine Intel Pentium IV 2GHz or higher


1 gigabyte of RAM

Hard disk free space:

Minimum 1 gigabyte


1024 x 768 video resolution with 16-bit color or higher

USB Port:

Required for installation


Required for operating software

Internet Access:

Required to activate license and utilize wireless and Cloud capabilities
  • Wireless router (2.4 GHZ band) required to activate embroidery machine’s wireless and Cloud capabilities
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