How Do I Trace an Image in Silhouette Studio?

Tracing an image in Silhouette Studio is a great way to turn a simple drawing or photograph into a unique design. It is an easy process that only requires a few basic steps. The first step is to open the Silhouette Studio software and import the image you would like to trace. There are several options for importing images such as jpeg, png, pdf and svg files. Once you have imported the image, you need to select the tracing tool. The tracing tool can be found in the upper left-hand corner of the screen and looks like a pen icon.

When you click on this icon, it will bring up a new window with several options for tracing your image. You can choose from different levels of detail, line thickness and color settings.

You can also specify which parts of your image you want to trace by using the “Select” tool. This allows you to select specific shapes or areas of your image that need more attention when tracing. Once you have selected all of your settings, simply click “Apply” and then “OK” to begin tracing your image.

Silhouette Studio will then go through each area of your image and create a vector outline based on the settings you chose earlier. This vector outline will make up the basis for your design and can be used as is or further edited with other tools such as adding text or more shapes to create an even more personalized design. When editing is complete, all that’s left to do is save your file so that it is ready for use!


Tracing images in Silhouette Studio is a great way to turn any photo or drawing into a unique design without having to draw it from scratch! By following these simple steps, anyone can easily trace an image in Silhouette Studio and create their own custom designs in no time.