File Extension Library


.EXP File Extension

  • Developer by: Melco
  • Category: Misc Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .EXP file?

.EXP file extension is created by Melco. .EXP has been classified as Misc Files. The format of .EXP file is Binary.

.EXP is Melco Embroidery File

An EXP file is an embroidery CAM (computer aided manufacturing) file saved in the Melco EXP format. It contains codes that tell the needle of a commercial sewing machine how to create an embroidery. EXP files may also be saved in the Bernina USB EXP format, which is used for embroideries made by personal sewing machines.

Bernina USB EXP files only store the design of the embroidery. They do not contain thread colors and will use the default thread colors of the program used to open the files.

NOTE: EXP files are most commonly used by the 830, 780, and 580 Bernina machines but may also be used by the 630 and 340 Bernina machines.

List of all softwares that can open the Melco Embroidery File
Windows
Wilcom Hatch Embroidery Digitizer
File Type 2 Symbols Export File
Category: Developer Files Format: Text

Developer file used by various software development IDEs and compilers; stores symbol table data, which is information about a program's data and functions; used for linking program information to another program, such as a debugger.

List of all softwares that can open the Symbols Export File
Windows
Microsoft Visual Studio 2017
Freescale CodeWarrior Development Tools
Mac
Apple Xcode
File Type 3 Export File
Category: Data Files

Data file exported by a variety of different program; typically saved in a more standard format than the program's proprietary file type so the file can be opened and read by other programs; often exported by selecting "File→Export" within the program.

Some programs that export EXP files include Intuit QuickBooks and IBM iSeries software.

List of all softwares that can open the Export File
Windows
Intuit QuickBooks Pro
Mac
Intuit QuickBooks for Mac
File Type 4 CATIA 4 Export File
Developer by: Dassault Systemes Category: 3D Image Files Format: Binary

File created by CATIA version 4, a program used model manufactured components for the industrial design process; contains an exported design, including 3D models, material specifications, and properties; used to export all design data together.

List of all softwares that can open the CATIA 4 Export File
Windows
Dassault Systemes CATIA
Adobe Acrobat DC
Okino Computer Graphics PolyTrans
Mac
Adobe Acrobat DC
File Type 5 DX Series Exported Video File
Developer by: Pelco Category: Video Files

An EXP file contains surveillance video created by DX Series digital video recorders (DVR), such as DX4100 or 4800. It stores video with MPEG-4 compression and metadata, such as the time and date of recording, camera number, video format, and recording mode.

DX Series DVRs come with inputs for security cameras. These cameras capture the surveillance video, which is then stored in EXP files by the DVRs. The EXP files can then be played using DX Series Export Viewer.

List of all softwares that can open the DX Series Exported Video File
Windows
Pelco DX Series Export Viewer
File Type 6 Bernina Embroidery File
Developer by: Bernina Category: Misc Files Format: Binary

An EXP file is an embroidery CAM (computer aided manufacturing) file saved in the Bernina USB EXP format. It contains codes, such as stop, jump, and trim, that tell the needle of a personal sewing machine how to create an embroidery. EXP files may also be saved in the Melco EXP format, which is used for commercial embroideries.

Bernina USB EXP files only store the design of the embroidery. The color information for the design is contained in the INF file, which is typically found with the EXP design file and the .BMP image file in the Bernina Personal Design USB flash drive.

EXP files are most commonly used by the 830, 780, and 580 Bernina machines but may also be used by the 630 and 340 Bernina machines.

NOTE: EXP files are similar to Tajima Embroidery .DST files.

List of all softwares that can open the Bernina Embroidery File
Windows
Wilcom Hatch Embroidery Digitizer
File Type 7 Aurora Expert Trace File
Developer by: Trend Communications Category: Data Files

Data communications trace file generated by Aurora Expert; contains tracing information that records the path of data across multiple devices and locations; used for diagnosing and analyzing communications traffic; works with PPP, IP, ISDN, V5, and Frame Relay systems.

File Type 8 SonicWALL Preference File
Developer by: SonicWALL Category: Settings Files

Stores configuration information and custom settings for a SonicWALL firewall; may be exported and loaded by another system to transfer firewall settings; named "sonicwall.exp" by default, but can be renamed.

May be created by selecting System→Settings, then clicking "Create Backup Settings" within the SonicWALL management interface.

How to Open .EXP file on different platforms

Open .EXP File on Windows

  • Right-click a .EXP
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .EXP file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .EXP files" Press "Ok"

Open .EXP File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .EXP file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .EXP File on Linux

Right click on the .EXP file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .EXP File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .EXP file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .EXP File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .EXP files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .EXP files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .EXP files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .EXP file format
  2. You need to check the .EXP file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)