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What are EMB files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening an EMB file or are you simply curious about its contents? We're here to explain the properties of these files and provide you with software that can open or handle your EMB files.

What is an EMB file?

EMB files have multiple uses, and Wilcom Design Embroidery is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.

Wilcom Design Embroidery File

The .emb file extension is normally associated with applications used for embroidery activities. Files with .emb extension contain information for embroidery software that is produced by Wilcom. This proprietary file type contains bitmaps and vector information related to patterns and trimmings.

The main purpose of the file is to help users enhance productivity by offering visualization and properties for embroidery objects- the kind of stitches used for sewing the current objects, types, and strength to be used to hold different types of fabrics.

The .emb file also contains the embroidery font information embedded that is extremely helpful in projects with lettering arrangements.

How to open EMB files

We have identified three EMB openers that are compatible with this specific type of EMB file.

Programs that open Wilcom Design Embroidery files

Wilcom DesignerWilcom DesignerVerified

Last updated: May 19, 2024

All known file formats using extension .EMB

While Wilcom Design Embroidery File is a popular type of EMB-file, we know of 2 different uses of the .EMB file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.

Chess Assistant Database File

We know that one EMB format is Chess Assistant Database File. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

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

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.

Unipro UGENEUnipro UGENEUser submitted
EMBroideryEMBroideryUser submitted
Tajima DG/ML by PulseTajima DG/ML by PulseUser submitted
SnapGene ViewerSnapGene ViewerUser submitted
Compucon SA Punch SystemCompucon SA Punch SystemUser submitted
Barudan PunchantBarudan PunchantUser submitted
Vip CustomizingVip CustomizingUser submitted
WilcomWilcomUser submitted

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