Files with eps extension are almost always images exported to the special Adobe Encapsulated PostScipt graphics file format.

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Software that open eps file

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EPS file extension - Encapsulated PostScript image

What is eps file? How to open eps files?

File type specification:

Graphics file type icon Graphics file type

eps file icon: eps filetype icon

File extension eps is used for files that contain Encapsulated PostScript - graphics file format used by the PostScript language. EPS files can be either binary or ASCII.

The term EPS usually implies that the file contains a bit-mapped representation of the graphics for display purposes. In contrast, PostScript files, referring to fonts, include only the PostScript commands for printing the graphic.

EPS file format is used by many Adobe applications that can usually export their documents or graphics to Encapsulated PostScript.

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Updated: November 9, 2023

The default software associated to open eps file:

Adobe Illustrator icon

Adobe Systems Incorporated logoAdobe Illustrator  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Adobe Systems Incorporated

Adobe Illustrator is a vector graphics editor and part of some editions of Adobe Creative Suite and Cloud. It is a direct competitor to programs like CorelDraw. Illustrator allows users  to create sophisticated artwork for virtually any medium.

The latest version, Illustrator CC is available through the new Adobe Creative Cloud suite. The previous version was Illustrator CS6.

Adobe Photoshop icon

Adobe Systems Incorporated logoAdobe Photoshop  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Adobe Systems Incorporated

Adobe Photoshop is great photography editing software that offers numerous features, powerful tools and other breakthrough capabilities to offer their users maximum performance for image editing.

The latest version, Photoshop CC is available through the new Adobe Creative Cloud suite. The previous version was Photoshop CS6.

Help how to open:

The EPS format can be opened in almost every Adobe program, such as Photoshop or Adobe Illustrator.

This format is also supported supported by third party applications, such as CorelDraw Graphics Suite, XnView, Draw or Blender.

How to convert:

Applications that can open .eps files may also have the function to export or save them to another file format.

Find conversions from eps file:

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List of software applications associated to the .eps file extension

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

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting eps files.

Software that open eps file - Encapsulated PostScript image

Programs supporting the exension eps on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open eps file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with eps file by default:
Adobe Illustrator small icon Adobe Illustrator
Adobe Photoshop small icon Adobe Photoshop
Other suggested software:
Adobe InDesign small icon Adobe InDesign
QuarkXPress small icon QuarkXPress
Affinity Photo for Windows small icon Affinity Photo for Windows
CorelDraw Graphics Suite small icon CorelDraw Graphics Suite

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