On occasion, we release software updates to introduce new features as well as improve product stability. Please click on the appropriate link below to access the software files.

If you encounter any issues or have any questions about installing your new software, please contact Handi Quilter at hello@handiquilter.com.au or (02) 4337 3737.

Please read the items below carefully before downloading and installing the software.

The Machine Software (or Firmware) consists of two or three different programs. One for the main control board, one for the front handlebar board and one for the rear handlebar board (if purchased). If you are experiencing any difficulties with your Simply Sixteen, please check the firmware version you are currently using (by pressing the “i” button at the top right of your machine screen) and if the numbers are lower than the version numbers listed here, download the latest version and install it on your Simply Sixteen.

Simply Sixteen Machine software (current version 5.29):
  • Added sound for machine diagnostics
  • File Name: Simply_M.hql
Simply Sixteen Front Display software (current version 1.45):
  • Precision/Cruise button did not make a sound when pressed
  • File Name: SimplyF.s19
Simply Sixteen Rear Display software (current version 1.45):
  • Precision/Cruise button did not make a sound when pressed
  • File Name: SimplyR.s19

When the zip folder has finished downloading, locate the Simply_Software.zip file and right-click and select “Extract All” to extract the three files. Copy all three files to a USB memory stick, then refer to the Simply Sixteen User Manual and follow the instructions for Updating Machine Software.