WHICH EMBROIDERY FORMAT DO I NEED FOR MY PFAFF EMBROIDERY MACHINE?
Pfaff's embroidery format is VP3 which holds lots of extra information compared to older formats.
Over the years, Pfaff have used many different embroidery file formats; pcs, vip and vp3 are the main types and are mostly used.
Embroidery designs are created by a technique called digitizing. For example a file called gokart.vp3 would be for a Pfaff, because Pfaff uses the file extension vp3. If you are not sure what file extension you can use, see your instruction book or follow our guidelines.
The New Pfaff Creative Vision and Creative Sensation use the .VP3 embroidery design format, as does the Creative 2.0 and Creative 4.0
Another popular format which was used for a spell was .VIP most of the present creative Pfaffs will also work with .VIP depending on their internal software version..!
Popular creative range eg 2170, 2144 and 2140 use the designs with the extension .VP3
For Pfaff models 2124, 2134 use .VP3 file format.
Older machines like the creative 7570, 7562 and 7550 use .pcs format.
Even older models like the 1400 series use .pcs