There are 13 other file types using
the COL file extension!

col icon.col - Autodesk color palette

empty icon.col - Lotus Notes import column description data

empty icon.col - Microsoft Multiplan spreadsheet

empty icon.col - Bibexcel file

empty icon.col - Grand Theft Auto III collision data file

col icon.col - Microsoft Movie Maker collection file

empty icon.col - MPEG Audio Collection file

empty icon.col - SequoiaView colour template file

empty icon.col - Phase One session file

empty icon.col - EA IFF color map file

empty icon.col - HTML Help collection file

empty icon.col - Internet Color Wizard color scheme file

empty icon.col - Technicolor Dream picture image

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COL file - Embroidery Thread Color format

What is col file? How to open col files?

File type specification:

Various data file type icon Various data file type

The COL file extension is also used for a color thread meta data file for some older embroidery format. These contains the color data for the sewing machine so it knows which colored thread should be used for certain stitches. Related to embroidery formats that do not contain color data, just the vectors.

Help how to open:

Some embroidery programs can work with these format.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .col file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

List of software applications associated to the .col file extension

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and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open col file, edit col file, convert col file, view col file, play col file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

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Software that open col file - Embroidery Thread Color format

Programs supporting the exension col on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about Embroidermodder 2 for open col file action.


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