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Converting HP2 to PS

The HP2 format represents an upgraded version of HPG, a vector file format developed with by Hewlett Packard using a standard programming language called HPGL. HP2 files have a smaller file size than their predecessors, can be created in CAD programs and printed using a computer printer specialized in vector graphics — called "plotter". HP2 images use two-letter codes to draw lines, circles, text or other symbols.

The PS (Postscript) file format is used for vector graphics and was first introduced in the 1980s. Its main advantages are an increased quality of printing when using printers which support the Postscript computer language, and a better rendering of fonts. The PS formats was developed by Adobe and is compatible with several programs running under the Windows and Macintosh operating systems.

So, how to change HP2 into PS?

The quick and simple way to handle your files is to get a quality piece of software, such as reaConverter. Although it is fast, this software is extremely efficient in managing a wide range of conversions. As you will soon realize, reaConverter will help you avoid spending countless hours trying to figure out how to convert HP2s. But at the same time, it will allow you to apply a wide range of editing options.

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Load HP2 Files

Start reaConverter and load all the .hp2 files you intend to convert into .ps because, as opposed to most free online converters, reaConverter supports batch conversion. So you can save the time and energy you would lose with doing repetitive operations.

Select HP2s from a folder or by drag-and-dropping them directly into the reaConverter window.

Choose Output Folder

Go to the Saving options tab and decide where you want to save new .ps files. You can also spend a few more moments to apply additional editing to the images prepared for conversion.

Select PS as Output Format

Then pick the PS as output format. To help you do this, a series of buttons is conveniently placed at the bottom of the reaConverter window, so you can simply press on the one you need or click Plus button to add new options.

Then simply press the Start button and your conversion will begin in no time!

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Command-line interface

Advanced users can convert HP2 to PS via command-line interface in manual or automated mode. You are welcome to contact our technical support when you have any questions about reaConverter.

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