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Adding or Removing Mask Cut-lines in the Trace Image Tool using VinylCut 5

Is the Trace Image Tool not recognizing all the cut lines in the image you trying to trace? Now with the Draw Mask option you are able to redraw those missing cut-lines that is not showing up, but not only that you now able to also…

How to Use the Color Layers Mode for the Trace Image Tool in VinylCut 5

If you looking to save time when making traced images in VinylCut 5 then the Color Layers Mode will be of great help. Being able to quickly choose how many colors to trace and also have the program add them all to individual layers…

How You Able to Trace an Image in Monochrome Mode Using VinylCut 5 Software

When it comes to making a traced image in the Monochrome Mode it is really not that complicated. A great mindset to adapt when working with the monochrome mode is to think in terms of values or brightness, because you are able to…

A Better Look at the Trace Image Output Preview Settings in VinylCut 5 Software

The preview option in VinylCut 5 give you a great idea of what the trace will look like before finalized. Having an understanding of how the trace image preview options work will give you an upper hand when it comes to manipulating…

In-depth Look at the Trace Image Output Settings Part 2 in VinylCut 5 Software

When it comes to the output of a trace the Break Apart Outlines, Blackout and Add Image Layer will be of great help. We'll be looking at tracing images as single layers all the way to a group trace with multiple layers, and then…

In-depth Look at the Trace Image Output Settings Part 1 in VinylCut 5 Software

When it comes to the output of a trace the smooth and depth options are quite a big deal. Also when you want to trace a more comic or cartoon type raster image and not cutout the out lines by themselves but instead whole shapes,…

An In-depth Look at the Trace Image Input Properties in VinylCut 5 Software

This is always a good starting point to know where the input location is and how to use it. Knowing the limitations of supported file formats and their strengths will help you choose the right file for the job. This video…

Overview of the Trace Image Tool Properties Panel in VinylCut 5 Software

Being able to make a good trace of an image can be a tricky task, So how do we make sense of the best approach to take. With so many different looking raster images out there, from Monochrome all the way to full color, lots of detail…

A Few Good Rules to Know When Tracing an Image in the VinylCut 5 Software

When it comes to the Trace Image Tool there are a few rules that if you follow them you up your chances to a great trace. Most of these rules one will find very often in the design and art directions, as the more simple and readable…