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): Simply Sixteen Front Display software (current version 1.56):
  • Calculator fix
  • Prevents display and machine from getting out of sync if the start button is pressed too quickly
  • File Name: SimplyF.s19
  • Simply Sixteen Front Display Code
Simply Sixteen Rear Display software (current version 1.56):
  • Calculator fix
  • Prevents display and machine from getting out of sync if the start button is pressed too quickly
  • File Name: SimplyR.s19
  • Simply Sixteen Rear Display Code
Instructions for Simply Sixteen Software Update (skip to page 45)

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