File Formats, Available Hoops and Limits

See also Section Definition in Hoop-It-All™

The following table specifies the limits of some file formats and available hoops. See also Hoop Size Charts.

Format

Limits

Available Hoops

.CSD

thread changes limit: 14

stitch count limit: no

size limit: no

available colors in palette: any color

any hoop

.EMD

thread changes limit: no (254)

stitch count limit: no

size limit: no

available colors in palette: any color (stored in .COL file)

Elna Xquisite (55 x 55 mm)

Elna Xquisite (114 x 114 mm)

Elna Xquisite (135 x 235 mm) - Vertical

Elna Xquisite (235 x 135 mm) - Horizontal

Elna Xquisite Multihoop (250 x 450 mm) - Vertical

Elna Xquisite Multihoop (450 x 250 mm) - Horizontal

Elna Xquisite Continuous (50 x 120 mm) - Vertical

Elna Xquisite Continuous (120 x 50 mm) - Horizontal

or any other hoop

.HUS

.SHV

thread changes limit: no (254)

stitch count limit: no

size limit: no

available colors in palette: 29

Babylock, Bernina, Brother, Viking (100 x 100 mm)

Babylock ESE, Brother 8200, Viking (large, 130 x 180 mm) - Vertical

Babylock ESE, Brother 8200, Viking (large, 180 x 130 mm) - Horizontal

Viking Round Hoop (40 mm)

Viking Round Hoop (100 mm)

Pfaff Square Hoop, Viking Splendid Square Hoop (120 x 120 mm)

Viking Quilters Hoop (150 x 150 mm)

Viking Designer 1 MidSize (100 x 170 mm) - Vertical

Viking Designer 1 MidSize (170 x 100 mm) - Horizontal

Viking Designer 1 Large (150 x 240 mm) - Vertical

Viking Designer 1 Large (240 x 150 mm) - Horizontal

Viking Crown Hoop, Pfaff Elite Hoop (200 x 260 mm) - Vertical

Viking Crown Hoop, Pfaff Elite Hoop (260 x 200 mm) - Horizontal

Viking Mega Hoop (150 x 360 mm) - Vertical

Viking Mega Hoop (360 x 150 mm) - Horizontal

Viking Mega Hoop (overlap, 150 x 360 mm) - Vertical

Viking Mega Hoop (overlap, 360 x 150 mm) - Horizontal

Pfaff Deluxe Hoop, Viking Royal Hoop (200 x 360 mm) - Vertical

Pfaff Deluxe Hoop, Viking Royal Hoop (360 x 200 mm) - Horizontal

Pffaf Grand Dream Hoop, Viking Majestic Hoop (overlap, 350 x 360 mm) - Vertical

Pfaff Grand Dream Hoop, Viking Majestic Hoop (overlap, 360 x 350 mm) - Horizontal

Viking Plus (overlap, 100 x 170 mm) - Vertical

Viking Plus (overlap, 170 x 100 mm) - Horizontal

or any other hoop

Hoop-It-All™:

Giant Hoop-It-All™ for Viking #1+ and Rose

Giant-L Hoop-It-All™ for Viking #1+ and Rose

Giant-R8 Double Wide Hoop-It-All™ for Viking #1+, Rose and Iris

Super Double-Wide Hoop-It-All™ for Viking Designer 1, 2 and SE

.JEF

.JEF+

thread changes limit: no (254)

stitch count limit: 100000

size limit: 200 x 200 mm

available colors in palette: 78

Janome MC10000, M3 Hoop (50 x 50 mm)

Janome MC10000 (110 x 110 mm)

Janome MC200 (140 x 140 mm)

Janome MC10000 (140 x 200 mm) - Vertical

Janome MC10000 (200 x 140 mm) - Horizontal

Janome MC10000, Kenmore 19010, M2 Hoop (126 x 110 mm) - Horizontal

Janome MC10000, Kenmore 19010, M2 Hoop (110 x 126 mm) - Vertical

Janome MC11000 Square Hoop (200 x 200 mm)

Janome M1 Hoop (240 x 200 mm) - Horizontal

Janome M1 Hoop (200 x 240 mm) - Vertical

Janome GigaHoop (overlap, 230 x 200 mm) - Horizontal

Janome GigaHoop (overlap, 200 x 230 mm) - Vertical

Janome GigaHoop 2 (overlap, 240 x 200 mm) - Horizontal

Janome GigaHoop 2 (overlap, 200 x 240 mm) - Vertical

Janome MC11000 Macro Hoop (overlap, 200 x 280 mm) - Vertical

Janome MC11000 Macro Hoop (overlap, 280 x 200 mm) - Horizontal

.MIT

thread changes limit: 1

stitch count limit: no

size limit: no

available colors in palette: any color (stored in .EDR file)

Mitsubishi (80 x 40 mm) - Horizontal

Mitsubishi (40 x 80 mm) - Vertical

or any other hoop

.PCD

.9MM

.SPX

thread changes limit: 1

stitch count limit: 65535

size limit: 33 x 9 mm

available colors in palette: any color (stored in .EDR file)

Pfaff 9mm (33 x 9 mm) - Horizontal

Pfaff 9mm (9 x 33 mm) - Vertical

.PCQ

.MAX

.SPX

thread changes limit: 1

stitch count limit: 65535

size limit: 166.5 x 60 mm

available colors in palette: any color (stored in .EDR file)

Pfaff Maxi (166.5 x 60 mm) - Horizontal

Pfaff Maxi (60 x 166.5 mm) - Vertical

.PCS

.PCM

thread count limit: 16

stitch count limit: 65535

size limit: 120 x 115 mm

available colors in palette: any color, but for 100% compatibility only 16 standard

Pfaff (small, 80 x 80 mm)

Pfaff (large, 120 x 115 mm) - Horizontal

Pfaff (large, 115 x 120 mm) - Vertical

Pfaff Multi-Hoop (overlap, 225 x 90 mm) - Horizontal

Pfaff Multi-Hoop (overlap, 90 x 225 mm) - Vertical

Hoop-It-All™:

Giant Hoop-It-All™ for Pfaff 7570 and 7560

Giant-L Hoop-It-All™ for Pfaff 7570 and 7560

Giant-R Hoop-It-All™ for Pfaff 7570 and 7560

.PEC

.PES

.PHB

.PHC

thread changes limit: 125

stitch count limit: no

size limit: see hoop size

available colors in palette: 61

PES Type 1:

Babylock, Bernina, Brother, Viking (100 x 100 mm)

Babylock ESE, Brother 8200 (large, 130 x 180 mm) - Vertical

PES Type 2:

Babylock ESE, Brother 8200 (large, 180 x 130 mm) - Horizontal

Brother Innovis Endless Hoop (180 x 100 mm) - Horizontal

PES Type 2.5:

Brother Jumbo Small (overlap, 100 x 172 mm) - Vertical

Brother Jumbo Small (overlap, 172 x 100 mm) - Horizontal

Brother Jumbo Large (overlap, 130 x 300 mm) - Vertical

Brother Jumbo Large (overlap, 300 x 130 mm) - Horizontal

PES Type 4:

Brother Large (160 x 260 mm) - Vertical

Brother Large (260 x 160 mm) - Horizontal

PES Type 5.5:

Brother PR-600 (200 x 300 mm) - Vertical

Brother PR-600 (300 x 200 mm) - Horizontal

Brother PR-600 Fast Frames Jumbo Hoop (overlap, 300 x 378 mm) - Vertical

Brother PR-600 Fast Frames Jumbo Hoop (overlap, 378 x 300 mm) - Horizontal

PES Type 6.0:

Brother Innovis (180 x 300 mm) - Vertical

Brother Innovis (300 x 180 mm) - Horizontal

PES Type 7.0:

Brother Cap Hoop (130 x 50 mm)

PES Type 8.0:

Brother Cap Hoop 2 (130 x 60 mm)

Brother Cylinder Frame (90 x 80 mm)

Brother Square Hoop (200 x 200 mm)

Brother Innovis Endless Hoop (100 x 180 mm) - Vertical

Brother Quattro (200 x 300 mm) - Vertical

Brother Quattro (300 x 200 mm) - Horizontal

Brother PR-1000 Xtra Wide Angle Cap Frame (360 x 60 mm)

Brother PR-1000 Xtra Large (360 x 200 mm) - Horizontal

Brother PR-1000 Xtra Large (200 x 360 mm) - Vertical

PES Type 9.0:

Brother PR-1000 Jumbo Frame (overlap, 360 x 360 mm) - Horizontal

Brother PR-1000 Jumbo Frame (overlap, 360 x 360 mm) - Vertical

Hoop-It-All™:

Giant Hoop-It-All™ for Babylock Espree 1, 2 and Accent, Bernina Deco 500 and 600, Brother PE 100, 150 and 200

Giant-L Hoop-It-All™ for Babylock ESE 1, 2, Ellure and Brother PC 8200, 8500 and 6500

Giant-R8 Hoop-It-All™ for Brother PE100, 150, 200 & 180D, Babylock Espree 1, 2 & Accent EAC, Bernina Deco 500, 600 & 650

Mini Giant-L Hoop-It-All™ for Brother Innovis and Babylock Intrigue

Quilter's Square Double-Wide Hoop-It-All™ for Babylock Ellegante and Brother 4000D

Super Giant Double-Wide Hoop-It-All™ for Babylock Ellegante and Brother 4000D

Super-Giant-L Hoop-It-All™ for Babylock Ellegante and Brother 4000D

Super-Giant-L Hoop-It-All™ for Babylock Ellageo, Brother ULT 2001

Super Double-Wide Hoop-It-All™ for Brother ULT 2000, 2500D, 1500D and Babylock Ellageo, Essante 3 Series

Quilter's Square Double-Wide Hoop-It-All™ for Babylock Ellure, ESE and Brother 8200, 8500, 6500

Super Giant Double-Wide Hoop-It-All™ for Babylock Ellure, ESE and Brother 8200, 8500, 6500

.SEW

thread changes limit: 12

stitch count limit: no

size limit: 125 x 90 mm

available colors in palette: 78

Elna, Janome #1 & #3, New Home (125 x 90 mm) - Horizontal

Elna, Janome #1 & #3, New Home (90 x 125 mm) - Vertical

Janome #2 for 5000, 5700 and 9000 (85 x 70 mm) - Horizontal

Janome #2 for 5000, 5700 and 9000 (70 x 85 mm) - Vertical

Janome #5 for 5000, 5700 and 9000 (overlap, 125 x 140 mm) - Vertical

Janome #5 for 5000, 5700 and 9000 (overlap, 140 x 125 mm) - Horizontal

Hoop-It-All™:

Giant Hoop-It-All™ for Elna CE 20, Envision 8006 and 8007, Janome MC5000, MC5700 and MC9000, Kenmore 19000 and 19001

.STX

thread count limit: 16

stitch count limit: no

size limit: no

available colors in palette: any color

any hoop

.VIP

thread changes limit: 100

stitch count limit: no

size limit: no

available colors in palette: any color

Pfaff Round Hoop (80 mm)

Pfaff Round Hoop (120 mm)

Pfaff Petite Hoop (50 x 80 mm) - Vertical

Pfaff Petite Hoop (80 x 50 mm) - Horizontal

Pfaff Square Hoop, Viking Splendid Square Hoop (120 x 120 mm)

Pfaff All Fabric Hoop (130 x 130 mm)

Pfaff Creative 2140 (140 x 225 mm) - Vertical

Pfaff Creative 2140 (225 x 140 mm) - Horizontal

Pfaff 2140 Grand Hoop (overlap, 250 x 225 mm) - Horizontal

Pfaff 2140 Grand Hoop (overlap, 225 x 250 mm) - Vertical

Pfaff 2134 Grand Hoop (overlap, 250 x 225 mm) - Horizontal

Pfaff 2134 Grand Hoop (overlap, 225 x 250 mm) - Vertical

Viking Crown Hoop, Pfaff Elite Hoop (200 x 260 mm) - Vertical

Viking Crown Hoop, Pfaff Elite Hoop (260 x 200 mm) - Horizontal

Pfaff Deluxe Hoop, Viking Royal Hoop (200 x 360 mm) - Vertical

Pfaff Deluxe Hoop, Viking Royal Hoop (360 x 200 mm) - Horizontal

Pfaff Grand Dream Hoop, Viking Majestic Hoop (overlap, 350 x 360 mm) - Vertical

Pfaff Grand Dream Hoop, Viking Majestic Hoop (overlap, 360 x 350 mm) - Horizontal

or any other hoop

.XXX

thread changes limit: 20

stitch count limit: no

size limit: no (only warning displayed)

available colors in palette: any color

Singer (small, 55 x 55 mm)

Singer (medium, 114 x 114 mm)

Singer (large, 130 x 240 mm) - Vertical

Singer (large, 240 x 130 mm) - Horizontal

Singer (large 2, 140 x 240 mm) - Vertical

Singer (large 2, 240 x 140 mm) - Horizontal

Singer Continuous Hoop (50 x 150 mm) - Vertical

Singer Continuous Hoop (150 x 50 mm) - Horizontal

Singer Multi-Hoop (210 x 430 mm) - Vertical

Singer Multi-Hoop (430 x 210 mm) - Horizontal

Singer XL 6000 Hoop (250 x 450 mm) - Vertical

Singer XL 6000 Hoop (450 x 250 mm) - Horizontal

Singer Futura Small (80 x 120 mm) - Vertical

Singer Futura Small (120 x 80 mm) - Horizontal

Singer Futura Large (115 x 170 mm) - Vertical

Singer Futura Large (170 x 115 mm) - Horizonta

or any other hoop

Hoop-It-All™:

Super-Giant-L Hoop-It-All™ for Singer XL 1000 - Vertical

Super-Giant-L Hoop-It-All™ for Singer XL 1000 - Horizontal

Super-Giant-L Hoop-It-All™ for Singer XL 5000 and 6000 - Vertical

Super-Giant-L Hoop-It-All™ for Singer XL 5000 and 6000 - Horizontal

all other formats

thread changes limit: no (254)

stitch count limit: no

size limit: no

available colors in palette: any color (stored in .EDR file)

any hoop

Color palette is stored in the following formats:

.CSD, .HUS, .JEF, .JEF+, .PCS, .PEC, .PES, .PHB, .PHC, .PTN, .SEW, .SHV, .STX, .VIP, .VP3, .XXX.

Color palette is not stored in the following formats:

.10O, .BRO, .CMD, .CQP, .DAT, .DSB, .DST, .DSZ, .EMD, .EXP, .EXY, .FXY, .GT, .HQF, .INB, .IQP, .KSM, .M1, .M2, .M3, .M4, .MIT, .MQR, .NEW, .PAT, .PCM, .PLT, .QLI, .SPX, .SSD, .SSP, .SST, .T01, .T03, .T04, .T05, .T09, .TAP, .TBF, .TXT, .UXY, .ZXY.

Trim codes are supported in the following formats:

.10O, .DAT, .DSB, .DSZ, .EXP, .FXY, .GT, .HUS, .M1, .M2, .M3, .M4, .NEW, .SHV, .SSP, .SST,.T03, .T04, .T05, .TBF, .UXY, .VIP, .VP3, .XXX, .ZXY.

Trim codes are not supported in the following formats:

.BRO, .CMD, .CSD, .CQP, .DST, .EMD, .EXY, .HQF, .IQP, .JEF, .JEF+, .KSM, .MIT, .MQR, .PAT, .PCM, .PCS, .PES, .PHB, .PHC, .PLT, .PTN, .QLI, .SEW, .SPX, .SSD, .STX, .T01, .T09, .TAP, .TXT.

Although these formats do not support trim codes, some embroidery machines can still trim the threads automatically before every jump and every stop code.