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

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Introduction

While downloading files, you might have downloaded a file with the .hpl extension. Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. That’s why you are here! We have made this guide for you to learn more about the .hpl file extension and how to open it.

What is a .HPL file?

The .HPL file extension comes from HP-GL Plotter File. The development of this file was done by Hewlett-Packard. The file is a vector related file.

What to know

There are currently 6 software that can open the .hpl file on 3 platforms.

How to open a .HPL file?

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

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

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .hpl file on Windows in 4 easy steps.

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

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .HPL file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

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. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Software Companions ViewCompanion Pro software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .HPL file on Mac

The .hpl 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 Lemkesoft CADintosh, Lemkesoft GraphicConverter and vhf interservice Cenon.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .HPL 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”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .HPL file on Linux

There are 4 simple steps to open the .hpl file on Linux.

1. The first step is to download the vhf interservice Cenon software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. The other software that you can use is vhf interservice Cenon.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .HPL 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: Hover over the “Open with” button

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “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. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .HPL file?

If you cannot open the .HPL file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .HPL file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .hpp – C++ Header File, .hpp – Haluha Somewhere, .hpr – Adobe Systems, .hps – Frictional Games, .hps – HP. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .HPL file with the Software Companions ViewCompanion Pro, IMSI TurboCAD Pro, Corel PaintShop Pro programs on Windows, vhf interservice Cenon, Lemkesoft CADintosh, Lemkesoft GraphicConverter programs on Mac and vhf interservice Cenon software on Linux.