The installation program for AlphaTricks can be found on our website in the Downloads section. At the top of the page you will see the program names which link to their section. Since AlphaTricks can be a feature pack to Essentials, you will see that there is one installation for all of our customizing programs. You will want to carefully read this information as it contains links to the installation programs, manuals AND instructions on how to authorize the program if you already have Essentials installed!
To see how to add your serial number to the program, please watch this short video:
For a quick start explanation of what AlphaTricks can do, you may want to watch this video on how to Map an alphabet design in AlphaTricks. This video was created showing AlphaTricks as a stand alone program so it will also show you some of the functions that can be done in this program.
Yes, when added to Essentials, you add the font mapping feature to the functions of Essentials for a more robust customizing program for both embroidery and alphabet designs.