R8L file format description

Many people share .r8l files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .r8l file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .r8l files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.r8l - HP LaserJet Landscape Font

The R8L font files are related to HP LaserJet. The R8L file is a HP LaserJet Landscape Font. LaserJet is a brand of desktop laser printers from Hewlett Packard.

HP LaserJet
Font files
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HP LaserJet Landscape Font related extensions:
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Picasa Font Cache
XNA Game Studio Sprite Font File
LaTeX Compressed Font Data
Hijaak PCL Soft Font Backup
HP LaserJet Printer USL Font

Naturally, other applications may also use the .r8l file extension. Even harmful programs can create .r8l files. Be especially cautious with .r8l files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .r8l 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 .r8l file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

r8, r81, ril, rl, rl8, rol, rul

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

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Operating systems

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