The HP-GL/2, HP-GL, HP-RTL & DXY-GL plotter simulator German dealer French dealer Czech pages SPLOT
Created by Alexandr Novy

The SPLOT program is a highly effective tool intended for simulating the HP-GL/2, HP-GL, HP-RTL, or DXY-GL plotters on the display of your PC. A partial support of the PCL language is also provided. The SPLOT program is the very thing you need to make your work with the plotter more effective. The SPLOT program will give you a guarantee you will always draw on your plotter what you really want. Moreover SPLOT program will allow you to convert plotter drawings to various other formats, so in many cases you will not need to draw them on plotter. That is why it will save your nerves, your time, your plotter, pens, ink and paper, that means your money.

SPLOT software is based on more than 20 years of the author's experience with the plotter formats. The author owns a huge collection of plotter files collected many years from many sources (mainly from the users). SPLOT viewer is constantly and attentively tested with these files. This ensures that the SPLOT software has the highest degree of the HP-GL/2, HP-GL and HP-RTL compatibility. If you are looking for a fast, highly reliable and stable plot file viewer and converter with full PDF support, then SPLOT software should be your choice number one.

If you will have any problems, errors or questions with using SPLOT please don't hesitate to e-mail me!
Also feel free to send me (zipped and attached to e-mail) any your HP-GL, HP-GL/2 or HP-RTL file(s) if you think they are not displayed correctly with SPLOT.

SPLOT V7.04.4 PRO for Windows (32 & 64 bit) - 15th February 2022

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The SPLOT program offers these main features:

  • Comprehensive support of the HPGL/2 language.
  • Comprehensive support of the HP-RTL language.
  • Comprehensive support of the HPGL language (according to the type of simulated plotter).
  • Comprehensive support of the DXY-GL language (for ROLAND plotters).
  • Partial support of the PCL language.
  • Possibility of printing a picture to the printer in high quality. In this way the SPLOT program will make a fast and excellent plotter of any printer.
  • Exporting a picture to the PDF, TIFF, PNG, JPEG, BMP, WMP, HPGL, HPGL/2, DXY-GL, DXF, DXB and metafile formats.
  • Integrated PDF viewer and markup tool.
  • Directly send plot file(s) to a specified port, device or e-mail recipient.
  • Batch support for print, export and send functions (incl. Windows Shell integration).
  • Possibility of making picture cuts (the Trim function). In this way you can scan, draw on the plotter or print only the selected part of the picture.
  • Viewer with the Zoom and Pan functions.
  • Embedded File Explorer for quick, comfortable and instant access to the files, and with Favorites.
  • Fully integrated ZIP archives support (viewer, explorer, batch etc.).
  • Unique SPLOT archive format for easy and secure plot files sharing and dispatching.
  • Ruler.
  • Measurement.
  • Full Screen.
  • And much more.
  • The SPLOT program is ideal for anybody who wants:

  • To work with his plotter in the WYSIWYG style (What You See Is What You Get).
  • To easily and securely dispatch your drawings (either in original format or in PDF format).
  • To develop his own plotter program applications. You can reach it with the SPLOT program easily even if you do not own the plotter at all!
  • To use his printer as a plotter occasionally or constantly. In many cases using a printer may be faster and moreover, this may be an alternative of a high quality.
  • To program a printer in graphics mode and at a high level and who does not want to develop complicated software which would enable it. In these cases using the HPGL language in connection with the SPLOT program seems to be very advantageous for creating own graphics outputs. The HP-GL language can be learned very easily and in addition, it offers unexpected possibilities.
  • Both the 32-bit and 64-bit versions of the SPLOT program runs under Windows XP/Vista/7/8 or higher. The 64-bit SPLOT can be of course installed only under a 64-bit Windows.

    The evaluation version is fully functional. It is limited only by the evaluation period with very few limitations.

    You will find more information in the SPLOT on-line documentation installed with SPLOT.

    For older Windows versions use an older SPLOT version.

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    If you are looking for a Windows HP-GL or HP-GL/2 plotter driver please visit the Software Mechanics home page. They have a plotter driver named WinLINE which supports wide range of the HPGL and HPGL/2 plotters and works under all kinds of Windows.

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