A hgl file extension is associated with the Hewlett-Packard Graphics Language picture image format.

There is one other file type using
the HGL file extension!

empty icon.hgl - AutoVue graphic plug-in file

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Software that works with hgl file extension

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What is hgl file? How to open hgl files?

File type specification:

Graphics file type icon Graphics file type

hgl file icon: hgl filetype icon

The hgl file extension is related to HPGL, sometimes hyphenated as HP-GL, 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 default software associated to hgl 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 HGL files:

Use XnView to view content of *.hgl files.

How to convert file with extension HGL:

XnView is able to export *.hgl files to other formats.

List of software applications associated to the .hgl 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 hgl file, edit hgl file, convert hgl file, view hgl file, play hgl 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 hgl files.

  • View hgl file
  • Print hgl file

hgl file viewer - programs that view hgl file - Hewlett-Packard Graphics Language picture image

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


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