HGL File Type

- The quick facts

What are HGL files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a HGL 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 a HGL file?

A .HGL file is an UniHighlighter Highlighter definition file. Through our analysis of HGL files, we know that one use of the format is UniHighlighter Highlighter definition. We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.

How to open HGL files

Important: Different programs may use files with the HGL file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your HGL file is, you may need to try a few different programs.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different HGL openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: June 29, 2021

Suggest another file format using extension HGL

While we know of one file format using the .HGL file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .HGL file.

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of HGL files. Remember, different programs may use HGL files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

Paint Shop ProPaint Shop ProUser submitted
Corel PaintShop ProCorel PaintShop ProUser submitted
SwiftView ViewerSwiftView ViewerUser submitted
ABViewerABViewerUser submitted
Primavera LookPrimavera LookUser submitted
DaViewDaViewUser submitted
Summa Cutter ControlSumma Cutter ControlUser submitted
HanGokHanGokUser submitted
WinCDEmuWinCDEmuUser submitted
ViewAdvisor ApplicationViewAdvisor ApplicationUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with HGL-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any web services that we know for certain will work with HGL-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!