|Encapsulated PostScript - (EPS) An extension of the PostScript graphics file format
developed by Adobe Systems. EPS is used for PostScript
graphics files that are to be incorporated into other
documents. An EPS file includes pragmas (special PostScript
comments) giving information such as the bounding box, page
number and fonts used.|
On some computers, EPS files include a low resolution version of the PostScript image. On the Macintosh this is in PICT format, while on the IBM PC it is in TIFF or Microsoft Windows metafile format.