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EPS file format description

EPS file format

We made this page to help you understand how to work with EPS files. Here, you can find info on software that can handle these files. It includes simple programs for opening and converting them.

Learn about the EPS file and its functions here!

We also explain how to convert them into other types. It's simple and hassle-free. For opening or changing EPS files, this page offers all the tools you need.

#1 Encapsulated PostScript Image

The EPS file is categorized under Graphic. It is associated with GhostScript, serving as an Encapsulated PostScript Image. An Encapsulated PostScript file is a PostScript language program describing the appearance of a single page. Typically, the purpose of the EPS file is to be included, or encapsulated, in another PostScript language page description. The EPS file can contain any combination of text, graphics, and images, and it is the same as any other PostScript language page description with only a few restrictions. Visit the website of GhostScript for a detailed description of the EPS format.

Application:GhostScript
Category:Graphic files
Mime-type:image/x-eps
Magic:- / -
Aliases:eps2, epsf, epsp

Encapsulated PostScript Image related extensions

  • epi Encapsulated PostScript Interchange Document
  • eps3 Encapsulated PostScript Level 3 Data
  • gsf GhostScript Font
  • gsvr GhostScript Data

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Windows can't open your EPS file?

When you try to open a file by double-clicking it, Windows looks at the file's name to figure out what to do. If Windows doesn't know the file type, it'll ask you to choose an app to open this EPS file.

To set the EPS file association in Windows 11, you can follow these steps

  1. Open the Settings app by clicking on the Start menu and selecting the gear icon.
  2. In the Settings app, click on System and then select Apps from the left-hand side menu.
  3. Scroll down and click on the Default apps option.
  4. In the Default apps section, you will find various categories. They include Email, Web browser, and Music player.
  5. Locate the category that matches the file type you want to associate. For example, choose Photos for image files, or Video player for video files.
  6. Click on the current default app listed under the category. A list of available apps will appear.
  7. Choose the app you want to set as the default for that file type. If the app you want is not listed, click on More apps to see more options. Or, click on Look for an app in the Microsoft Store to search for apps.
  8. After selecting the app, it will become the default choice for opening files of that type.

It's worth mentioning that you don't always need to set EPS file association. Many apps can open files. They don't need a specific file association to be set.

Handle EPS files with care

Exercise caution when handling EPS files from unknown sources. Files from certain sources can threaten your computer's security. They might contain malware, viruses, or harmful software. To minimize risks, avoid downloading or opening unfamiliar EPS files. Use trusted antivirus software to scan files from unknown sources before opening.

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