Embroidery Formats

Whether you’re a large uniform company or a crafter that is just starting out with your first embroidery machine, we are here to provide you with the embroidery formats you need. 

Machine Embroidery File Formats Provided

Embroidery Formats Guide

When working with a specific embroidery machine, it’s best to consult the machine’s manual to determine the compatible file formats for embroidery digitizing. Some machines can support a wide variety of file types and some machines can read multiple formats, providing flexibility in design choices. However, here are some of the most commonly used formats that we provide.

  • .DST – This format is most widely used with Tajima embroidery machines and is the most commonly requested file type
  • .PES -Designs created in .PES are used typically on Brother embroidery machines.
  • .EXP – Those with Melco embroidery machines tend to prefer .EXP files
  • .EMB – The .EMB format is associated with Wilcom embroidery software.  Wilcom is used by a variety of embroidery machines and is therefore a versatile format for digitizing.

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