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Details of extension .hdf

3 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) in our database

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .hdf file?
  • Which program can create the .hdf file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .hdf format?
  • What can convert .hdf files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .hdf extension?
.hdf
Hierarchical Data Format File .hdf file icon

Hierarchical Data Format File

HDF file is a Hierarchical Data Format File. Hierarchical Data Format (HDF) is a data file format designed by the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) to assist users in the storage and manipulation of scientific data across diverse operating systems and machines.
Category: Data files
Application: HDF Tools
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Mime-type: application/octet-stream
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Aliases:
h4, hdf4, he2, ncsa
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Related extensions:
Hierarchical Data Format Release 5
.hdf
WinUAE HDD Image .hdf file icon

WinUAE HDD Image

HDF file is a WinUAE HDD Image. WinUAE is a Windows version of the UAE Amiga Emulator. UAE is the collaborative effort of a number of Amiga enthusiasts to create a portable Amiga emulator under the GNU Public License.
Detailed description not available
Category: Disk Image files
Application: WinUAE
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Mime-type: application/octet-stream
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Aliases:
-
Links:
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Related extensions:
Amiga Disk Image
WinUAE Configuration
WinUAE Saved State
WinUAE Input Recorder Data
WinUAE Compressed HDD Image
.hdf
HEC-RAS Data .hdf file icon

HEC-RAS Data

HDF file is a HEC-RAS Data. Hydrologic Engineering Center's River Analysis System (HEC-RAS) software allows the user to perform one-dimensional steady flow, one and two-dimensional unsteady flow calculations, sediment transport / mobile bed computations, and water temperature / water quality modeling.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: HEC-RAS
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
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Aliases:
-
Links:
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Related extensions:
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Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

Glyph Bitmap Distribution Format
Lightscape Parameter File
GURPS Data File
Compact HAM Library
General Hard Disk Image
HansaWorld Database File
HD Tach Benchmark Data
General Hard Disk Image
HRS Pro Encrypted Secure File

The .hdf filename extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

hdv (1), hdr (1), udf (1), hde (1), ndf (1), hdc (1), jdf (1), hd (1), hwf (1), gdf (1), hrf (1), df (1), hfd (1), hef (1), hdt (1)

Can't open a .hdf file?

If you want to open a .hdf file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .hdf association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.hdf

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 whith 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 2003/2008/2012/2016, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android