A gl2 file extension is associated with the HP Graphics Language and used for HPGL (HP-GL) plotter files.

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GL2 file extension - HP Graphics Language plotter document

What is gl2 file? How to open gl2 files?

File type specification:

Vector graphic file type icon Vector graphic file type

gl2 file icon: gl2 filetype icon

The gl2 file extension is related to HPGL. Sometimes hyphenated as HP-GL, it is the primary printer control language used by Hewlett-Packard plotters.

The name is an initials 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 gl2 file contains plotter data in HPGL format.

This gl2 file type entry was marked as obsolete and no longer supported file format.

This type of file is no longer actively used and is most likely obsolete. This is typically the case for system files in old operating systems, file types from long discontinued software, or previous versions of certain file types (like documents, projects etc.) that were replaced in higher versions of their original programs.

Updated: April 9, 2019

The default software associated to open gl2 file:

XnView MP icon

Pierre-Emmanuel Gougelet logoXnView MP  Multiplatform software

Company or developer:
Pierre-Emmanuel Gougelet

A free (for non-commercial purposes) powerful cross-platform media browser, viewer and converter. Compatible with more than 500 formats and also supports export to 70 different file formats. It works on Windows, Linux and macOS (OS X).

Help how to open:

Use XnView to view content of the *.gl2 files.

How to convert:

XnView is able to transform *.gl2 files to other file formats.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .gl2 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 gl2 file, edit gl2 file, convert gl2 file, view gl2 file, play gl2 file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

gl2 file viewer - programs that view gl2 file - HP Graphics Language plotter document

Programs supporting the exension gl2 on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about XnView MP for view gl2 file action.


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