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

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

.hgt - SRTM Elevation Data

The HGT file is a Data file, which is connected to the SRTM Elevation Data according to our registry. With the adequate settings, the SRTM Elevation Data (.hgt) files can be opened or converted with the help of ESRI ArcGIS Desktop.

Format description:
HGT format
ESRI ArcGIS Desktop
Magic string:
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Related links:
Related extensions:
ESRI ArcGIS Ascii Grid
ArcInfo Band Interleaved by Line Image
ArcView Ungenerate File
Geography Markup Language Document
ArcView CAD Reader DWG Index
ArcVIEW Geocode Coverage Index

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

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

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

Incorrectly given .hgt extension

The .hgt 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 .hgt files.

bgt, tgt, mgt, htg, hrt, hgr, hg, gt, ggt, ngt, htt, ht, hht, hgf, hft

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

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

GeoGebra Tool
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Hornet Packer Music Module
HomeGauge Form File
StarNet Geoid Model File
Noni GPSPlot Track

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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