HPGL File - opening and understanding

Did your computer fail to open a HPGL file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .HPGL files.

What is a HPGL file?

A .HPGL file is a Hewlett-Packard Graphics Language file. Through our analysis of HPGL files, we know that one use of the format is Hewlett-Packard Graphics Language. 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 HPGL files

You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with file extension HPGL for different purposes.

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

Suggest another file format using extension HPGL

While we know of one file format using the .HPGL 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 .HPGL file.

Various viewers for this file format

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

SwiftView ViewerSwiftView ViewerUser submitted
ABViewerABViewerUser submitted
ImageMagickImageMagickUser submitted
DaViewDaViewUser submitted
HPGL ViewerHPGL ViewerUser submitted
ViewAdvisor ApplicationViewAdvisor ApplicationUser submitted
3D-Tool3D-ToolUser submitted
XnViewXnViewUser submitted
SAP VEViewerSAP VEViewerUser submitted
HPGL ExplorerHPGL ExplorerUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with HPGL-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 HPGL-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!