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Details of extension .hc3

On this page, we're going to take a closer look at the .hc3 file extension, which is related to AquaChem v3 Database.

We'll explain what exactly a .hc3 file format is and how you can use it. If you're interested in learning more details about this type of file, we'll show you where to find them. And if you ever need to convert .hc3 files into different formats, we'll give you some tips on how to do that too.

Let's see the file format associated with this file extension!


  1. AquaChem v3 Database

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AquaChem v3 Database

hc3 file - AquaChem v3 Database
The HC3 file belongs to the Data category and works with AquaChem, being used as an AquaChem v3 Database. AquaChem is a groundwater software package for anyone working with water data, and is suited for projects requiring management, analysis and reporting of water quality data. The developer is still actively supporting the AquaChem, likely. According to our data, AquaChem uses one more file types.
Application: AquaChem
Program name: -
Category: Data files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Related extensions:
.osh IBM InfoSphere Schema Data
.mpack Mpack Encoded MIME Message
.pjl HP Printer Job Language Data
.wkd WiKID Token Data

The .hc3 file extension might not only belong to a single type of file, there could be various kinds that use it. Keep in mind that files with the .hc3 extension may contain various content types. If you have helpful information about this extension, write to us!

Could someone have spelled the .hc3 file extension wrong?

In our database, we came across the following similar extensions:

.nc3 netCDF Data
.hcw HTML Help Workshop Conversion Wizard Macro
.h3 Wii U Hash Data
.ch3 Harvard Graphics 3.0 Chart
.mc3 MC3D Document
.hcr Broderbund PrintMaster Half-fold Card Data

The .hc3 extension is frequently misused

People sometimes confuse the .hc3 filename extension. Based on the searches on our site, here are the most common misspellings from the past year.

uc3 (1), hcw (1), h3 (1), ch3 (1), mc3 (1), hcr (1), gc3 (1), bc3 (1), hv3 (1), hce (1)

Having trouble opening a .hc3 file?

If you want to open a .hc3 file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. Incorrect settings for the .hc3 association can trigger this error.

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.hc3

To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program with which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2016/2019/2022, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux, Mac OS X, macOS, iOS, Android