File Extension Library

.RTL File Extension

  • Developer by: HP
  • Category: Raster Image Files

What are .RTL files and how to open them?

Can't open .RTL file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .RTL file.

What is a .RTL file extension?

.RTL file extension is created by HP. .RTL has been classified as Raster Image Files.

.RTL is Raster Transfer Language File

Printer and plotter file created in Hewlett-Packard's Raster Transfer Language (HP-RTL); used to instruct the plotter on the layout of image objects such as scanned photographs and help shade areas.

The HP-RTL is a subset of the Printer Command Language (PCL) page description language. It is a raster based language that is designed to mix with the HP-GL/2 vector based language in order to embed bitmap images into HP-GL/2 print jobs for creating different parts of the same image.

The Arcpress printer engine, which is utilized by ArcGIS to print maps, features the HP Universal, HP RTL (RGB) TrueColor, and HP RTL (CMYK Color/B&W) Halftone drivers. Each of these drivers supports the RTL format. Overall, a variety of large format printers from different companies support the HP-RTL language.

List of all softwares that can open the Raster Transfer Language File
eLynx SwiftView Viewer

How to fix problems with .RTL files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .RTL files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .RTL file format
  2. You need to check the .RTL file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)