How to open HGL files

Did your computer fail to open a HGL file? We explain what HGL files are and recommend software that we know can open or convert your files.

What is a HGL file?

HGL files are UniHighlighter Highlighter definition files, which you can read more about below.

The HGL file extension indicates to your device which app can open the file. However, different apps may use the same file extension for different types of data. So a HGL opener may not be able to open all kinds of HGL files. In this case, though, we only know of one specific use.

UniHighlighter Highlighter definition

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.

We have not verified any programs yet that works with this specific format. If you know any, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!

HGL file openers, viewers, etc.

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
Summa Cutter ControlSumma Cutter ControlUser submitted
WinCDEmuWinCDEmuUser submitted
XnViewXnViewUser submitted
Autodesk ViewAutodesk ViewUser submitted
Primavera LookPrimavera LookUser submitted
DaViewDaViewUser submitted
We have not verified any programs that we know for certain can work with HGL-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the Suggest link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any online services that we know for certain can work with HGL-files. If you know one, please use the Suggest link below and tell us about it!