Software Companions - Gerber and HPGL Viewers

HP-GL and HP-GL/2 Viewer

HPGL Viewer and Converter

View, print and convert your HPGL and HP-GL/2 plot files
Convert to PDF, DWF, DXF, TIFF, CALS and more

ViewCompanion can view, print and convert HPGL, HP-GL/2, HP-RTL,
KIPGL and Calcomp plotter files.


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HPGL and PLT Viewer

With ViewCompanion you can:

  • Open plotter files using HPGL, HP-GL/2, HP-RTL, Calcomp and KIPGL languages.
  • Open Autodesk DWF, Adobe PDF and other formats.
  • Convert to Adobe PDF, TIFF, JPEG, CALS, DWF, DXF and other formats.
  • Print to all printers and plotters supported by Windows.
  • Do precise measurements on the drawing.
  • Compare two files and visualize the differences.
  • Use the command line interface for conversion and printing.
  • Do batch print and conversion.
  • Annotate your files with text, stamps, symbols, images, polygons and other shapes.
  • And much more.

ViewCompanion is available as three different editions: Standard, Pro and Premium.
The Pro and Premium editions adds support for more file formats.


Please read the different product descriptions for more information:

ViewCompanion Standard
ViewCompanion Pro
ViewCompanion Premium


A ViewCompanion family comparison chart is available here:

ViewCompanion Family Comparison Chart


A fully functional evaluation copy can be downloaded from our web site. The downloaded product will run in evaluation mode for a period of 30 days. if you want to continue to use the product after this period, you're required purchase a license.

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