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Informations about the HIP filename extension and the file formats associated with it

We collected the information you should know about the .hip filename on this page. If you were sent a(n) .hip 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

.hip - Houdini Scene

The HIP file is a Document file, which is connected to the Houdini Scene according to our registry. With the adequate settings, the Houdini Scene (.hip) files can be opened or converted with the help of Houdini.

Format description:
HIP format
Magic string:
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Related links:
Related extensions:
Houdini Geometry Data
Houdini Apprentice
Houdini HMV Movie
Houdini 3D Texture
Houdini 3D Image
Houdini 3D Non-commercial Image

Important! Programs other than the ones listed above may also use the .hip file extension. Even harmful programs can create files with the .hip extension to store data in them. Always be careful with .hip files coming from unknown sources. Don’t open executable files that arrived in mails, even if you know the sender.

The .hip file can’t be opened on your computer?

If the program necessary for opening the .hip file is installed properly on your computer, then the quickest and simplest way to open the .hip 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 .hip file, you may receive an error message from the associated application, this can be caused by the following:

Incorrectly given .hip extension

The .hip 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 .hip files.

bip, uip, nip, jip, ihp, hpi, hlp, hil, gip, tip, mip, ip, hup, hop, hkp

Maybe you’re not even looking for the .hip file extension?

It’s possible the the file’s extension was given incorrectly. Below, we list some filename extensions that are similar to the .hip extension. It’s possible that the one you’re looking for is among them.

ArcInfo Band Interleaved by Line Image
Corel Paint Shop Pro Multiple Image Print
Spring HAPI Compressed Data File
Mentor Graphics HKP Database
TSG Spectral Data

Associated applications

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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