Informations about the HCL filename extension and the file formats associated with it
We collected the information you should know about the .hcl filename on this page. If you were sent a(n) .hcl file in an e-mail, but you don’t know what to do with it, then you can find help here. We strive to suggest free, open-source applications that are available to everyone for the file formats.
1 filename extension(s) are in our database
.hcl - HotDocs Clause Archive
The HCL file is a Data file, which is connected to the HotDocs Clause Archive according to our registry. With the adequate settings, the HotDocs Clause Archive (.hcl) files can be opened or converted with the help of HotDocs.
- Format description:
- HCL format
- Magic string:
- - / -
- Related links:
- Related extensions:
Important! Programs other than the ones listed above may also use the .hcl file extension. Even harmful programs can create files with the .hcl extension to store data in them. Always be careful with .hcl files coming from unknown sources. Don’t open executable files that arrived in mails, even if you know the sender.
The .hcl file can’t be opened on your computer?
If the program necessary for opening the .hcl file is installed properly on your computer, then the quickest and simplest way to open the .hcl file is to double-click on the file’s name. If that doesn’t work, then the right software probably isn’t installed on your computer.
While opening the .hcl file, you may receive an error message from the associated application, this can be caused by the following:
- The .hcl file might have been damaged during download. Try downloading the file again.
- It’s possible that the .hcl file was created with a newer version of the application. If you’re not using the newest version, then try updating the applicationi.
- The file’s access rights aren’t properly adjusted. Check the file’s access rights.
- Harmful programs may have modified the associations for the filename extensions. Run a virus check on your computer.
- The Windows registry’s database is damaged. With the help of Windows System Restore, you can return to a previous state with system settings that still work.
Incorrectly given .hcl extension
The .hcl filename extension can be given incorrectly sometimes. The cause of the error could be a mistake or a simple typo. We found the following incorrectly given filename extensions that are the most frequent in the case of .hcl files.
ncl, bcl, jcl, hvl, hl, hcp, hcm, hci, gcl, tcl, chl, mcl, hxl, hlc, hdl
Maybe you’re not even looking for the .hcl file extension?
It’s possible the the file’s extension was given incorrectly. Below, we list some filename extensions that are similar to the .hcl extension. It’s possible that the one you’re looking for is among them.
- Illumina CASAVA Base Call
- microC Binary File
- HeuristicLab Storage
- HydroCAD IDF Curve
- WinFast PVR Channel List
- SmartCAM Macro File
The Windows operating system stores information about the applications associated to the file extensions in the registry database. The associations can be queried or modified in the Command Prompt window with the "assoc" command.
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