How to open HP files

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

What is a HP file?

The HP file extension indicates to your device which app can open the file. However, different programs may use the HP file type for different types of data.

While we do not yet describe the HP file format and its common uses, we do know which programs are known to open these files, as we receive dozens of suggestions from users like yourself every day about specific file types and which programs they use to open them.

We are continually working on adding more file type descriptions to the site, so if you have information about HP files that you think will help others, please use the Update Info link below to submit it to us - we'd love to hear from you!

Generic HP

These apps are known to open certain types of HP files. Since many different programs may use HP files for different purposes, you may need to try a few of the apps to open your specific HP file.

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Parallels Tools CenterParallels Tools CenterUser submitted
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PCLReaderPCLReaderUser submitted
HPGL ExplorerHPGL ExplorerUser submitted
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uFOCS FileOpeneruFOCS FileOpenerUser submitted
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Impact CAD/CAM PackagingImpact CAD/CAM PackagingUser submitted
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Try a universal file viewer

Try a universal file viewer like Free File Viewer. It can open over 200 different types of files - and most likely yours too. Download Free File Viewer here.

We have not verified any programs that we know for certain can work with HP-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 HP-files. If you know one, please use the Suggest link below and tell us about it!