Updated: 02/01/2021 by Computer Hope
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Short for encapsulated PostScript, EPS is a file format used with computers that instructs PostScript printers on how to print and a PostScript program how to display.

How to open a EPS file

Today, EPS files are found when dealing with artwork, illustrations, logos, or other graphic files. Graphic EPS files can be opened in an Adobe program such as Adobe Illustrator or Adobe Photoshop.


When dealing with an EPS file on a stock photography site, it may have an EPS to JPEG converter to download EPS files as JPEG.

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