Although typically embroidery designs (like the .exp files used by Melco) are made from vector graphics, it may also be possible to create them from a bitmap source (.jpg). In order to do this, you will need an embroidery software with a digitizing function that allows users to turn raster images into vectors.
Convert JPEG bitmap image format to Melco embroidery design.
We have found 3 software records in our database eligible for .jpeg to .exp file format conversion.
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An embroidery design tool from Janome
Convert from jpeg 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 jpeg 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.
An embroidery designs manager
An easy embroidery and apparel decoration design software