File Extension HPG

.HPG File

File extension: HPG
File type: Encrypted Photo Container


Notes about the HPG file extension:



To open this file type, a required software must be installed. Without it you only see a Windows message "The following file cannot be opened" (Windows 7) or "How do you want to open this file?" (Windows 10) if you double-click the file. There click on "More apps" and choose a suitable software to view such files on your PC or from email attachments.

The HPG file type is primarily associated with 'Hide Photos' by Bolide Software. Hide Photos stores protected images in an AES-encrypted secure container that is easily accessible with an Explorer-like interface.

Detailed information for file extension HPG:


Primary association: Hide Photos
Company: Bolide Software
File classification: Archive

Other applications associated with file type HPG:

  • HP Graphics Language (Plotter) The Mime types used with this association are: application/vnd.hp-hpgl, vector/x-hpgl, vector/x-hpgl2, application/x-hpg, application/x-hpgl, image/x-hpg, image/x-hpgl, application/hpg. Related links: SwiftView, ViewCompanion



To change file associations press Windows Key + X and then Apps and Features > Default apps > Choose default apps by file type. Invalid file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your Windows PC.

Technical data

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System Info for File Extension .HPG

The following listing is compiled from the database produced by the 'Associate This!' program, selected data from the main FILExt database and information FILExt collected directly from user systems.

ProgramID: ICPlus, AppName: ImageEditor Plus
EXEFile: ICPlus.exe

ProgramID: PaintShopPro8.Image, FileType: Paint Shop Pro 8 Image, AppName: Paint Shop Pro 8
EXEFile: Paint Shop Pro.exe

ProgramID: PaintShopPro8.Image, FileType: Paint Shop Pro Image, AppName: Paint Shop Pro 8
EXEFile: Paint Shop Pro.exe

ProgramID: PSP7.Image, FileType: Paint Shop Pro 7 Image, AppName: Paint Shop Pro 7
EXEFile: psp.exe

ProgramID: ACDSee.hpg
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ACD Systems\ACDSee\5.0\ACDSee5.exe %1

ProgramID: HPG_UV
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Advanced Image Viewer and Converter\ImgViewer.exe %1

ProgramID: PaintShopPro8.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Jasc Software Inc\Paint Shop Pro 8\Paint Shop Pro.exe /dde

ProgramID: PaintShopPro9.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Jasc Software Inc\Paint Shop Pro 9\Paint Shop Pro 9.exe /dde

ProgramID: PSP7.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Jasc Software Inc\Paint Shop Pro 7\psp.exe /dde

ProgramID: PSP7.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Paint Shop Pro 7\psp.exe /dde

ProgramID: View Station Document
EXEFile: C:\View\Station\Image.exe %1

ProgramID: XnView.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\XnView\xnview.exe %1

ProgramID: CadStd
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Apperson\CadStd\cadstd.exe %1

ProgramID: PaintShopProX.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Corel\Corel Paint Shop Pro X\Paint Shop Pro X.exe

ProgramID: ImageView.Document.hpg
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\EAI\VISPRO~1\Products\VISVIE~1\VisView.exe

ProgramID: PaintShopProPhotoXI.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Corel\Corel Paint Shop Pro Photo XI\Corel Paint Shop Pro Photo.exe

ProgramID: application/vnd.hp-HPGL
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\SwiftView\sview.exe


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