The latest version of Beader's Canvas is 2.6.1.
A free update is available for all owners of Beader's Canvas.
The file you download is an update version, not a full version. It will only work if you have a full version installed, so do not uninstall your old version before you install the update.
This update is for Windows XP, Vista, 7 and 8. If you have another version of windows, do not install this update.
The update versions are cummulative, so if you ever need to reinstall Beader's Canvas, first install the full version from your CD, then install the latest update.