Software Companions - Gerber and HPGL Viewers

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Plot File Viewer

View, print and convert your HPGL and HPGL/2 plot files with ViewCompanion

Software Companions delivers three different plot file viewers: ViewCompanion Standard, Pro and Premium. All of them can view, print and convert HPGL, HPGL-2, HP-RTL and Calcomp formatted plotter files.
Using ViewCompanion you can:

  • Open plotter files and other formats.
  • Convert to Adobe PDF, TIFF, JPEG, CALS, DWF, DXF and other formats.
  • Print to all plotter or printer devices supported by Windows.
  • Do precise measurements on the drawing.
  • Compare two files.
  • Use the command line interface for conversion and printing.
  • Do batch print and conversion.
  • With the Pro/Premium edition you can add markups like text, stamps, symbols, polygons etc.
  • and much more...

The Pro and Premium editions add a markup feature, and support for more file formats.
Please read the different product descriptions for more information:

Read more about ViewCompanion Standard
Read more about ViewCompanion Pro
Read more about ViewCompanion Premium

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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. After this period you're required to purchase a license, if you want to continue to use the product.

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PLT plot file viewer from Software Companions

PLT to PDF
PLT to DXF

Windows 7 Compatible  Windows 8 Compatible Compatible with Windows
XP, Vista, 7, 8 and 8.1.
Both 32- and 64-bit.