Informations about the HDF filename extension and the file formats associated with it
We collected the information you should know about the .hdf filename on this page. If you were sent a(n) .hdf 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.
2 filename extension(s) are in our database
.hdf - Hierarchical Data Format File
The HDF file is a Data file, which is connected to the Hierarchical Data Format File according to our registry. With the adequate settings, the Hierarchical Data Format File (.hdf) files can be opened or converted with the help of HDF Tools.
.hdf - WinUAE HDD Image
The HDF file is a Disk Image file, which is connected to the WinUAE HDD Image according to our registry. With the adequate settings, the WinUAE HDD Image (.hdf) files can be opened or converted with the help of WinUAE.
- Format description:
- HDF format description not yet available
- Disk Image
- Magic string:
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Important! Programs other than the ones listed above may also use the .hdf file extension. Even harmful programs can create files with the .hdf extension to store data in them. Always be careful with .hdf files coming from unknown sources. Don’t open executable files that arrived in mails, even if you know the sender.
The .hdf file can’t be opened on your computer?
If the program necessary for opening the .hdf file is installed properly on your computer, then the quickest and simplest way to open the .hdf 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 .hdf file, you may receive an error message from the associated application, this can be caused by the following:
- The .hdf file might have been damaged during download. Try downloading the file again.
- It’s possible that the .hdf file was created with a newer version of the application.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 .hdf extension
The .hdf 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 .hdf files.
hrf, bdf, hfd, hef, hdt, hdg, udf, hdd, ndf, hdb, jdf, gdf, hsf, df, hff
Maybe you’re not even looking for the .hdf file extension?
It’s possible the the file’s extension was given incorrectly. Below, we list some filename extensions that are similar to the .hdf extension. It’s possible that the one you’re looking for is among them.
- Glyph Bitmap Distribution Format
- ArcGIS ASCII Header
- ProWorx NXT Memory Data File
- HotDisc Designer Document
- Job Definition Format File
- Iconics GraphWorx32 Display
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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