Brother Scan ‘N Cut “Canvas Workspace”

If you have a Brother Scan N Cut, but have not tried the software, these steps will help. The machine works great without the software, but the software allows you to do the following:

  • Create you own cutting and drawing designs
  • Enhance an existing cutting or drawing design
  • Import an SVG graphic file to your machine as an FCM file
  • Process overlapping patterns
  • Trace an image so you can draw or cut it
  • Access your designs anywhere with cloud storage

Follow the steps below. You can click on the images below in order to view in a larger window. Just press the back button to come back to this page!

Go to Brother Website, click on the “For Home” tab
Click on Electronic Cutting Machines, then on “Canvas Workspace
Or click on
You must login, so “Register” to setup your account the very first time.
Click on the “Download” button
Once you have the software, you can check for any updates, by clicking on Help, Check for Update
If your software is up to date, you will see the message that you have the latest version.
Be sure to check “Always check for most recent version at startup” so you have the latest updates.