.HPGL File Extension

.HPGL File Extension

File Type

HP Graphics Language Plotter File

Developer Hewlett-Packard
Popularity
3.3  |  12 Votes
Category Vector Image Files
Format N/A

What is an HPGL file?

Printer instruction file based on the plotter language developed by Hewlett-Packard; used for sending information to plotter printers, which draw images using lines instead of dots like an ordinary laser or inkjet printer.

More Information

Contain a few lines of setup commands, followed by a list of printing commands, which tell the plotter what and where to draw on the page.

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Programs that open HPGL files

Updated December 7, 2012

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