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What are PES files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a PES 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 PES files.

What is a PES file?

PES files have multiple uses, and Brother Machine Embroidery Format is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.

Brother Machine Embroidery Format

These files contain embroidery designs for use in computer-aided manufacturing (CAM).

The PES files associated with these CAM applications contain instructions that an application uses to create embroideries with a computer-aided digital sewing machine.

The software running the sewing machine uses the PES file to create the designed embroidery pattern without human intervention. The file contains the pattern layout information and the embroidery color design.

How to open PES files

We have identified five PES openers that are compatible with this specific type of PES file.

Programs that open Brother Machine Embroidery Format files

Last updated: April 25, 2024

All known file formats using extension .PES

While Brother Machine Embroidery Format is a popular type of PES-file, we know of 3 different uses of the .PES file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.

PhysicsEditor Sheet

We know that one PES format is PhysicsEditor Sheet. 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 ten different PES openers which you will find listed below.

The Cycles Track Data

We know that one PES format is The Cycles Track Data. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

5DEmbroidery5DEmbroideryUser submitted
EmbirdEmbirdUser submitted
MysticThumbsMysticThumbsUser submitted
MyEditor ApplicationMyEditor ApplicationUser submitted
Embroidery ReaderEmbroidery ReaderUser submitted
PE-DESIGN LitePE-DESIGN LiteUser submitted
Adobe AcrobatAdobe AcrobatUser submitted
Wings xpWings xpUser submitted

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