Filename Extensions
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Details of extension .eps

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .eps file?
  • Which program can create the .eps file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .eps format?
  • What can convert .eps files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .eps extension?

1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) in our database

Encapsulated PostScript Image .eps file icon

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.
Category: Graphic files
Application: GhostScript
Program name: -
Mime-type: image/x-eps
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
eps2, epsf
Related extensions:
Adobe Illustrator Drawing
Windows Bitmap Image
CorelDraw Drawing
Desktop Color Separation Image
Multipage PCX Image
Micrografx Designer Drawing
Genuine Fractals Image FIF
Portable Bitmap Image
Printer Command Language Document

Other types of files may also use the .eps file extension. If you have helpful information about .eps extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

Brother Embroidery Data
SPSS Syntax File
ACD/Labs Dataset
Spectrum 512 Smooshed Image
Microsoft Works Document
Piranesi EPix Image
DOpus Exported Settings
Autodesk 3D Studio MAX Render Preset Settings

The .eps filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

sps (12), pes (10), dps (8), es (8), ep (8), esp (6), els (6), ps (6), wps (5), epx (5), rps (4), epc (4), fps (4), epw (4)

Can't open a .eps file?

If you want to open a .eps file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .eps association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.eps

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 from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2003/2008/2012, Windows 7, Windows 8, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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