The hg file extension is related to the HP Graphics Language (HPGL) developed by Hewlett-Packard.

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HG file extension - HP Graphics Language file

What is hg file? How to open hg files?

File type specification:

Vector graphic file type icon Vector graphic file type

hg file icon: hg filetype icon

The hg file extension is sometimes used for files in HPGL format. HPGL, sometimes hyphenated as HP-GL, is the primary printer control language used by Hewlett-Packard plotters.

The name is an initialism for Hewlett-Packard Graphics Language. It later became a standard for almost all plotters. Hewlett-Packard's printers also usually support HPGL in addition to PCL.

The hg file stores some kind of graphics data.

Help how to open HG files:

Currently there is no specific information available, about how to open this vector file type. If there is suggested app try it first.
For general information try to look at:
Basic info how to open vector graphic files

How to convert file with extension HG:

There is no specific conversion info yet. Try suggested software to check if there is any possibility to export this file into other vector or bitmap graphics format.
For general information try to look at:
Basic info how to convert vector graphics files

List of recommended software applications associated to the .hg file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open hg file, edit hg file, convert hg file, view hg file, play hg file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

  • View hg file

hg file viewer - programs that view hg file - HP Graphics Language file

Click on the link to get more information about XnView MP for view hg file action.


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