.OFM File Extension

There are 2 file types use the .OFM file extension:

  1. Melco Embroidery File
  2. OmniForm Form

1. Melco Embroidery File

Melco Embroidery File

Embroidery file saved in the Melco's proprietary embroidery format; contains sewing machine instructions for stitching a graphic onto a piece of fabric, such as a cloth or t-shirt.

OFM files contain instructions such as needle placement, direction, and movement. They are similar to .DST files, but also support color information. Therefore, they may contain color change instructions as well.

NOTE: The OFM format is supported by Zazzle's custom embroidery service, as long as the design does not contain more than ten colors.

Software's name License Platforms
Melco DesignShop Melco DesignShop Paid Windows
Wilcom Hatch Embroidery Digitizer Wilcom Hatch Embroidery Digitizer Free Trial Windows

Updated: April 13, 2012

2. OmniForm Form

OmniForm Form
  • Developer Nuance Communications
  • Popularity
    2.2 (5 votes)
  • Category Data Files
  • Format N/A

Form saved in the "intelligent" OmniForm format, a proprietary format used by OmniForm scanning and OCR software; can be filled out using OmniForm Filler, included with the OmniForm program.

The OFM format supports digital signatures, attachments, field validation, calculations, and automatic form fill from previously entered data.

OmniForm was originally developed by ScanSoft, which merged with Nuance Communications in 2005.

Software's name License Platforms
Nuance Communications OmniForm Nuance Communications OmniForm Windows

Updated: November 7, 2006

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