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

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Software that works with hg file extension

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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.

The default software associated to hg file type:

XnView MP icon

Pierre-Emmanuel Gougelet logo XnView MP  Multiplatform software

Company or developer:
  Pierre-Emmanuel Gougelet

XnView MP is the enhanced version of XnView Classic. It is a free (for non-commercial purposes) powerful cross-platform media browser, viewer and converter. Compatible with more than 500 formats. It works on Windows, Linux and macOS.

Help how to open HG files:

Use XnView to open *.hg files.

How to convert file with extension HG:

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

List of 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 File-Extensions.org'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 of the hg files.

  • View hg file
  • Print hg file

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

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


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