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.EPS File Extension

File TypeEncapsulated PostScript File

DeveloperAdobe Systems
3.5 (107 Votes)
CategoryVector Image Files


This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.

What is an EPS file?

An EPS file is a PostScript (.PS) file. It may contain 2D vector graphics, bitmap images, and text and include an embedded preview image in bitmap format. EPS files can also be placed within another PostScript document.

More Information

EPS files are supported by several different drawing programs and vector graphic editing applications. They are often used as a standard means for transferring image data between different operating systems.

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Updated 8/18/2016

About EPS Files

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