Embroidery designs for Barudan machines (.dat for example) can be transferred and converted to other vendor specific formats, such as EXP format for Melco machines. You just need to pick an embroidery design software with support of both of these files.
Convert Barudan Embroidery format to Melco embroidery design.
We have found 2 software records in our database eligible for .dat to .exp file format conversion.
Microsoft Windows software - convert dat to exp on Windows
A popular embroidery design and printing software
Convert from dat file format
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 dat to exp. 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.
Multiplatform software - convert dat to exp on any platform
Advanced version of the popular Embroidermodder