This is a file for creating designer instructions for Tajima embroidery machines with set computerized control. It contains a set of codes and coordinates that control needle work, stops, laying seams or skipping sections. It contains data regarding vector formats and color pallets.
This format was developed by Apple for storing vector and bitmap images with metadata. It was the main format for the QuickDraw graphics software. PCT supports 32-bit and 24-bit images. At the moment, the format is obsolete and has been superseded by more functional solutions.