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EPS File Format

Encapsulated Postscript Vector graphics (Adobe Illustrator)

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EPS is a file extension for a graphics file format used in vector-based images in Adobe Illustrator. EPS stands for Encapsulated PostScript. An EPS file can contain text as well as graphics. It also usually contains a bit map version of the image for simpler viewing rather than the vector instructions to draw the image.

 

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This was last updated in July 2010
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I researched the significance of an eps extension on an image because our business card vendor asked for our new logo with an eps extension.
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I was asked to do a machine embroidery design but the file I was given was a .eps file. I had never heard of an .eps file and needed to know if it could be converted into a .pes file. Doesn't appear so without additional software.
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An eps is graphic format that is better quality than jpg for any digitiser to make your file into pes or dst or emb.

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I read that most embroidery machines can read .eps files. I was interested in the conversion and if I could indeed use an .eps file to embroider with my machine.
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A company that is making a large banner for us asked for logo with .eps extension. I found plenty of places to convert eps to jpg, etc., but no way to convert TO one. Now that I know it is Illustrator, I understand.
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for eps you need a graphic program to show your file, ie adobe illustrator you can enlarge an eps file as big as you want but the likes of a jpeg if enlarged would go all pixels. why not save it as pdf, or capture the image to jpg.
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I have an .EPS file that needs to be opened. How do I do it?
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I bought an image, it came in jpg and eps version.
when I use the jpg as a pattern to fill an object, and then save that object as jpg, the pattern moves within the object.
can I use the eps as a pattern and wont move?
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