Sagittal Software Company now offers the following calligraphy software products for envelopes, wedding invitations, diplomas, awards, and other documents. Our calligraphy software allows you to use your own computer and almost any printer to make beautiful "handwritten" calligraphy (click on any product name for more information). These products are all based on the new SagittalScripttm
technology that draws characters exactly the way you do. Your
documents, awards, invitations, envelopes, and personal notes will seem like you did them "ByHand"!
ByHand Version 2.0¨
Version 2.0: Our newest
product. In response to requests from our users,
we have added many new features to our flagship product to make it even
easier to print envelopes, cards, labels, and invitations.
With simple-to-use formatting that works for any size envelope, card,
Envelopes ByHand gives you the flexibility to print directly on your
own stationary. You can
also print sheets of labels, and you can now choose center, left, or
ByHand saves your address list so you can use your addresses over and
over again for
weddings, birthdays, dinner parties, birth announcements,
change-of-address, or any
other purpose. You have the flexibility to include a return address
graphic image. Envelopes ByHand comes with our 10 standard
calligraphy scripts. Version 2.0 includes color ink, an instant
preview feature, import from Palm(tm) and Outlook databases, and the
ability to manage multiple invitation lists, rsvp's, thank you notes,
place cards, table seating,
and other essentials for your next event.
The ByHand Calligraphy Editor¨
Our original product allows you to type and edit
in calligraphy. The ByHand editor is best for longer documents, letters, or poetry.
If you have a pen tablet, then you can use The ByHand Editor to enter
samples of your own handwriting that you can use with the Editor or with
Envelopes ByHand. The ByHand Editor comes with our 10 standard
calligraphy scripts. (NOTE: the ByHand Editor version 1.0 may
not run on all versions of Windows; please download and test the
demonstration version before purchasing.)
ScriptPak 1 extends the capabilities of both Envelopes ByHand¨
by adding an additional ten calligraphic scripts to the ten scripts that come with both of those programs. Now you can be even more creative! BUY NOW!
Which should you buy?
Use this comparison table:
|Feature||Envelopes ByHand||The ByHand Editor|
|Natural-looking handwritten calligraphy||Yes||Yes|
|Choose pen type, and calligraphy style||Yes||Yes|
|Choose pen color||Yes||Yes|
|Print directly on envelopes||Yes||Yes|
|Easy envelope formatting||Yes||No|
|Select which addresses to print||Yes||No|
|Print the same addresses with different formatting||Yes||No|
|Save format parameters for different envelope types||Yes||No|
|Import directly from other databases||Yes||No|
|Import from PalmPilot(tm) and Outlook(tm)||Yes||No|
|Import from text files||Yes||Yes|
|Print sheets of labels||Yes||No|
|Print return address||Yes||No|
|Print personalized graphic image||Yes||No|
|Instant screen preview||Yes||Yes|
|Typing appears immediately as calligraphy (WYSIWYG)||No||Yes|
|Export calligraphy images to other programs||No||Yes|
|Enter your own handwriting||No||Yes*|
|Modify letter shapes||No||Yes|
|Different letter formatting on the same page||No||Yes|
|*Requires a pen tablet. Scripts created using the ByHand Editor are compatible with Envelopes ByHand.|
Envelopes ByHand comes in three editions:
| ||Personal Edition||Professional Edition||Enterprise Edition|
|Number of different address lists||1||Unlimited||Unlimited|
|Maximum number of addresses in any list||500||5000||Unlimited|
The Personal Edition is intended for the home user who wants to keep his or her address list available and print envelopes for his or her own events, including weddings, parties, announcements, change of address, etc.
The Professional Edition is intended for small businesses or printing companies that need to keep track of different address lists for different clients. Each client is limited to 5000 addresses in any single list.
The Enterprise Edition is intended for large businesses or mailing-list companies that need to keep track of large address lists for different clients. There is no limit on the number of different address lists or the size of each list (up to available memory disk space).
Don't just take our word for it, read the online
reviews and then download a shareware
demonstration version to see for yourself how great your documents can look when they are done