EPS (Encapsulated PostScript)ΒΆ

Extensions: .eps, .epsi, .ps

Developer: Adobe


BSD-licensed: Yes

Export: Yes

Officially Supported Versions:

Reader: EPSReader (Source Code, Supported Metadata Fields)

Writer: EPSWriter (Source Code)

Freely Available Software:

We currently have:

  • a few EPS datasets
  • the ability to produce new datasets


Pixels: 3 - Good

Metadata: 3 - Good

Openness: 3 - Good

Presence: 4 - Very Good

Utility: 1 - Poor

Additional Information

  • Bio-Formats can save individual planes as EPS.
  • Certain types of compressed EPS files are not supported.