EPS File Type- The quick facts
What are EPS files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening an EPS file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.
What is an EPS file?
An .EPS file is an Encapsulated PostScript file.
EPS stands for Encapsulated PostScript. Files that contain the .eps file extension often contain images and text. A variety of computer drawing applications use EPS files. In some cases, a file with a .eps extension may also contain font design information.
The EPS file format supports transparency, linked files, and thumbnail imaging of documents. It also allows certain types of files to be opened up across multiple operating systems, ensuring that a user can open the file even if they are not running on the same operating system or with the same computer application as the individual who created the file initially.
How to open EPS files
We have identified 5 EPS openers that are compatible with this specific type of EPS file.
Programs that open Encapsulated PostScript files
Last updated: June 9, 2022
Various apps that use files with this extension
These apps are known to open certain types of EPS files. Remember, different programs may use EPS files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.
|Microsoft Picture It||User submitted|
|Adobe Photoshop Elements||User submitted|
|Ashampoo Photo Commander||User submitted|
|Macromedia FreeHand MXa||User submitted|
|Macromedia FreeHand MX||User submitted|
|Ulead Photo Explorer||User submitted|
|EPS Viewer||User submitted|
|Ulead Instant Viewer||User submitted|
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