EPS stands for “Encapsulated PostScript” EPS is file format relevant to graphic image which is used to move between applications and platforms.

A typical usage of EPS is to save an illustration created in a drawing program as an EPS file and to import it into a page layout program such as InDesign or QuarkXPress.The layout artist would place and resize the image, which would either be the embedded preview or rendered directly from the PostScript code.

They consist on postscript code and optional preview image in such as ESI, PICT TFF etc. Adobe illustrator has its own of EPS variation.

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