It is hard to edit drawings in HPGL format made for interpreting CAD drawings for Hewlett Packard printing systems. If you would like to edit these files as vector graphics, you can convert them to WMF, one of the most popular vector formats. For this you will need HPGL WMF converter, a special utility for such data export. It is called Total CAD Converter.
This program easily converts HPGL files to various formats, such as:
Depending on the format you select, there are different adjustable settings that may help you to tune the output image format according to your requirements. For converting HPGL into WMF format, you will be able to adjust the size of source drawings, choose proper color scheme, rotation angle. Specifically for WMF format there is also a choice of metafile type. You can set either WMF or EMF type.
You will easily get the order of conversion step. First is selecting source files using handy navigation menu. Second step is selecting conversion format and setting CAD converter for proper output formatting. Then you only need to enable conversion by pressing Start! button in the settings wizard. These three steps will take you a minute or less. It is very fast converter, taking into account that you can convert HPGL to WMF in batches (many files at once), that seriously saves your time.
You can enable Total CAD Converter from the command line interface too. The format of commands is very simple. It includes source and destination addresses, conversion format and parameters. If you haven't used command line parameters before, you can find them in Help menu.
Total CAD Converter is available in free trial too. This means you can test all its features for free. And moreover, use it for 30 days without any payments!