Whilst probably not optimal and the result will be poor, it might be still possible to use one of the digitizing solutions like the Janome Digitalizer Pro program which is designed to make embroidery designs even from raster (bitmap) images instead of vector graphics.
Convert Standard Windows bitmap image to Brother Embroidery file format.
We have found 3 software records in our database eligible for .bmp to .pes file format conversion.
Microsoft Windows software - convert bmp to pes on Windows
Janome Digitalizer Pro is embroidery designing tool used to create original embroidery designs. It also possess the digitalizing capability.
Convert from bmp file
to pes file
The tables with software actions are a good pointer for what a certain program does with various file types and often may give users a good hint how to perform certain file conversion, for example the above-mentioned bmp to pes. However, it is not perfect and sometimes can show results which are not really usable because of how certain programs work with files and the possible conversion is thus actually not possible at all.
BuzzWord is home embroidery solution for Windows. It is used to manage embroidery designs.
Multiplatform software - convert bmp to pes on any platform
SewArt is software for converting clipart or other forms of raster and vector images into an embroidery file. Image processing tools and a step-by-step wizard are provided to produce an image suitable for yielding a high-quality embroidery stitch-out.