There are 8 other file types using
the PLT file extension!

empty icon.plt - CA Clipper 5 pre-linked transfer data

empty icon.plt - dnaLIMS 3700 sample sheet

empty icon.plt - EPOC software platform data

plt icon.plt - Microsoft Windows Update data

empty icon.plt - BioWare Infinity game engine bitmap graphics

empty icon.plt - X-wing vs. Tie Fighter pilot

empty icon.plt - Nintendo DS palette

empty icon.plt - Modtran spectral output data

PLT file extension - HP Graphics Language plotter document

What is plt file? How to open plt files?

File type specification:

Vector graphic file type icon Vector graphic file type

plt file icon: plt filetype icon

File extension plt is associated with the HPGL (also known as HP-GL).

It 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 format is used and supported by many programs when exporting their graphics in vector format for plotters.

Updated: April 6, 2024

The default software associated to open plt 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:

You can open and work with .plt files using several graphics programs.

How to convert:

Possibly PLT graphcs can be exported to other graphics formats for printing purposes.

Find conversions from plt file:

plt to ai

plt to dwg

plt to dxf

plt to hpgl

plt to pdf

Find converter to plt file type:

ai to plt

cdr to plt

cdt to plt

dwg to plt

jpg to plt

pdf to plt

svg to plt

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

Software that open plt file - HP Graphics Language plotter document

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

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