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HG1 file format description

Many people share .hg1 files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .hg1 file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .hg1 files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.hpg - HP Graphic Language Document

The HPG graphic files are related to XnView. HPG file is a HP Graphic Language Document. HPGL, sometimes hyphenated as HP-GL, is the primary printer control language used by Hewlett-Packard plotters.

Graphic files
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gl2, hg1, hg2, hgl, hp, hp1, hp2, hpgl, hpgl2, pgl
HP Graphic Language Document related extensions:
ZX Spectrum Hobetta Image
Pocket PC Bitmap Image
Amapi Image
Sony Mavica Picture
GoDot Image
TI-73 Bitmap

Naturally, other applications may also use the .hg1 file extension. Even harmful programs can create .hg1 files. Be especially cautious with .hg1 files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .hg1 file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows can't open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

The .hg1 file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

gg1, g1, tg1, ht1, hy1, hg

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Gerber Drill Guide Data
Gerber Inner Routing Layer 1 Data
HP Graphic Language Document
Band-in-a-Box Song
Mercurial Data
Corel Paradox Secondary Index

Operating systems

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Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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