Crossword Compiler and Sympathy both come with a limited number of grid layouts in the grid library. Using this app you can convert an image of a blank crossword grid into a format that can be read into the Crossword Compiler Grid Library or saved as a grid template for Sympathy Crossword Construction and save yourself the time of having to recreate a grid manually!
Simply grab a screenshot of the crossword grid (we recommend using something like Lightshot, a screen grabber for Windows or Mac. Select and crop a blank crossword grid as closely as possible to its borders copy to the clipboard and paste it into the box below using Ctrl-V or right-click and paste. Tell us how many squares it has across and down and we'll convert it into a file that you can use to import using the Add Patterns from Files feature in Crossword Compiler or save it as a .syt file for Sympathy. Please note that Sympathy crosswords will need to have the same number of squares across as down.