An Encapsulated PostScript file. This is an image encoded using the PostScript page description language, and is typically embedded within a larger document created by a page layout or illustration program. A PostScript-compatible printer or interpreter is necessary to correctly print EPS files.
EPS stands for "Encapsulated Postscript", which is a sophisticated file format for capturing precise image and text information. Because of the mathematical basis for building the format, EPS files are the most reliable method for communicating artwork.
Encapsulated Postscript file, a standard format for importing and exporting PostScript language files in all environments. An EPS file can contain any combination of text, graphics, and images. An EPS file is the same as any other PostScript language page description, with some restrictions.