How to Use PNG files in Silhouette Curio Posted on 29th April 2019 1- Open Silhouette Studio. Go to the cutting mat and change to the curio. Next Change the media size to fit the curio mat. A5 will work well. 2- With the 2 sections changed you will see that the mat on the screen now is the curio mat. 3- Select your design. I am using My Valentine has fur from designbundles.net 4- Select your design. 5- When you click on send with a PNG no cut lines appear. 6- If you click on the cut lines, all you will see is cut lines around the outside edge of the PNG file. 7- To create cut lines for your PNG file you need to select the design and then click on the trace panel. 8- Click on the trace icon and draw your trace box around your design. 9- Your design will highlight yellow. Make sure all parts are highlighted. Adjust the threshold and the high pass to make sure everything is selected. Click on trace. 10- Your design will be traced and this will create cut lines. You can now delete the original desing if you would like too. 11-Click the send option. You will now see red cut lines for your design. If for any reason you do ont see them click on the cut icon. 12- Select the curio and then you can now set your media and cut your PNG design.