This is used for creating scheme files with a set of instructions for embroidery on Melco and Bernina sewing machines. The EXP format for Melco sewing machines contains only information about skips, which create necessary patterns. EXP for Bernina already contains information regarding thread color schemes used in a design. The files are edited and created in vector graphics processing programs.
PCX is standard presentation graphics developed by ZSoft Korporation. Used graphics program ZSoft PC Paintbrush for MS-DOS, word processing and desktop publishing applications, such as Microsoft Word and Ventura Publisher. Not as popular analog BMP, although supported by specific graphics editors such as Adobe Photoshop, Corel Draw, GIMP and others.