What is a .HGL File And How To Open It – Hewlett-Packard (Guide)

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .hgl extension, but it is a file you have never seen before? It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. Fear not, in this article we will show you how to easily open the .hgl file in few simple steps on various systems.

What is a .HGL file?

The file extension .HGL comes from HP Graphics Language File. The developer of this file extension is Hewlett-Packard. The file is a vector related file.

What to know

There are currently 4 software that can open the .hgl file on 3 platforms.

How to open a .HGL file?

Below we will show you a step-by-step guide on how to open the .HGL file on various operating systems.

How to open a .HGL file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

There are 4 simple steps to open the .hgl file on Windows.

1. The first step is to download the CADSoftTools ABViewer software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. The other software that you can use is Corel PaintShop Pro, Software Companions ViewCompanion Pro and CADSoftTools ABViewer.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .HGL file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the CADSoftTools ABViewer software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .HGL file on Mac

The .hgl file can be opened in 4 steps on Mac.

1. In the first step you need to download the vhf interservice Cenon software. This software will be used for opening the file. The other software that you can use is vhf interservice Cenon.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .HGL file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the vhf interservice Cenon software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .HGL file on Linux

The .hgl file can be opened in 4 steps on Linux.

1. In the first step you need to download the vhf interservice Cenon software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: vhf interservice Cenon.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .HGL file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Hover over the “Open with” button

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Open the file choosing the software

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the vhf interservice Cenon software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .HGL file?

If you are still unable to open the .HGL file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .HGL file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .hgt – SRTM Elevation Data File, .hh – C++ Header File, .hhc – Microsoft, .hhh – Power C, .hhi – Electronic Arts. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .HGL file with the CADSoftTools ABViewer, Corel PaintShop Pro, Software Companions ViewCompanion Pro programs on Windows, vhf interservice Cenon program on Mac and vhf interservice Cenon software on Linux.