Just an FYI that there is an update for version 5 of Janome Digitizer MBX.  This is an automatic update: When you open your software, you will see a prompt notifying you that you have an update to your software. Click yes and install the update. It is a free update. Super convenient, don’t you think? This new online, dongle-less version sure has advantages!


The update files are also available to download from the Janome Global Site through the following link. Customers who can’t use the ‘auto update’ for any reason can update their Digitizer software using these files as with previous Digitizer updates.

Should you have any queries about the installation of this update, please contact our Technical Support Helpline at 1-800-631-0183 Ext775 or use the email option on or This is a service for Janome America and Janome Canada customers.

Don’t own Janome Digitizer MBX embroidery software? Please ask your Janome Dealer today about what it offers, check out this link or search janomelife for info (type Janome Digitizer MBX into the search box on the janomelife home page)


About lizafrica

I am the National Education Manager for Janome & Elna Canada (including Artistic Creative products) and I LOVE to sew! I have been employed full time in the sewing and quilting industry for almost 30 years so I bring a wealth of sewing knowledge & expertise to this blog. I enjoy all forms of sewing from quilting to sewing garments to machine embroidery and software. Pretty much everything in my life is seen through the eyes of a passionate sewer! I am constantly on the look out for fun, innovative and inspiring ideas to share with you all on this blog. I also love to sew, read, knit , crochet, travel and spend time with my family and friends.
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