EMB File Type

- The quick facts

What are EMB files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening an EMB file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.

What is an EMB file?

The .emb file extension is normally associated with files that are categorized as image files for certain applications that provide embroidery activities. Files with .emb extension contains information for embroidery software that is produced by Wilcom. This proprietary file type also contains bitmaps and vector information related to patterns and trimmings made in the projects.

The main purpose of the file is to help users enhance productivity by offering a visualization and properties for embroidery objects- the kind of stitches used for sewing the current objects, the types and strength to be used to hold different types of fabrics. The .emb file also contains the embroidery font information embedded that are extremely helpful in projects with lettering arrangement. EMB files are utilized for special functions necessary for executing design borders, maximum length and other information. But take note, this file is proprietary and can only be used by having the Wilcom software.

How to open EMB files

Important: Different programs may use files with the EMB file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your EMB file is, you may need to try a few different programs.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different EMB openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: June 3, 2021

Suggest another file format using extension EMB

While we know of one file format using the .EMB file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .EMB file.

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of EMB files. Remember, different programs may use EMB files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

EmbirdEmbirdUser submitted
SewWhat-Pro ApplicationSewWhat-Pro ApplicationUser submitted
EMBroideryEMBroideryUser submitted
Unipro UGENEUnipro UGENEUser submitted
Tajima DG/ML by PulseTajima DG/ML by PulseUser submitted
SnapGene ViewerSnapGene ViewerUser submitted
Wilcom DesignerWilcom DesignerUser submitted
Compucon SA Punch SystemCompucon SA Punch SystemUser submitted
Barudan PunchantBarudan PunchantUser submitted
Vip CustomizingVip CustomizingUser submitted