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

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Software that open hg file

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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.

This hg 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.

The default software associated to open hg 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 open *.hg files.

How to convert:

XnView is able to export *.hg files to picture image other formats.

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

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

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


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