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Details of extension .hdr

On this page, we're going to take a closer look at the .hdr file extension.

We'll explain what exactly a .hdr 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 .hdr files into different formats, we'll give you some tips on how to do that too.

Let's see the 15 file formats associated with this file extension!

Contents

  1. HAHTsite Site Configuration Data
  2. Transport Fever Game Texture Data
  3. Radiance Map Data
  4. Procomm Plus Message Header
  5. ArcGIS ASCII Header
  6. Photomatix HDR Image
  7. ENVI Header Data
  8. HDRi Image
  9. Microsoft IIS NNTP Header Data
  10. ArcInfo BIL Header
  11. DataFlex Database Header
  12. MicroSim PCBoard Hole-drill Schedule Report
  13. InstallShield Setup Header
  14. Mail.dat Header File
  15. Apollo HDRU Image

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HAHTsite Site Configuration Data

hdr file - HAHTsite Site Configuration Data
The HDR file belongs to the Configuration category and works with HAHTsite IDE, being used as a HAHTsite Site Configuration Data. HAHTsite was a multiplatform product for Web-site application developers. The developer no longer updates HAHTsite IDE and does not provide support anymore. Our data shows that HAHTsite IDE uses 16 more file types.
Application: HAHTsite IDE
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Aliases:
-
Related extensions:
.hsg HAHTsite Site Configuration for AS Group
.hpm HAHTsite Runtime Project Map
.hbw HAHTsite Widget Source Code
.hbb HAHTsite HAHTtalk Basic Object Data

Transport Fever Game Texture Data

hdr file - Transport Fever Game Texture Data
The HDR file belongs to the Game Data category and works with Transport Fever, being used as a Transport Fever Game Texture Data. Transport Fever is a railroad-focused tycoon game for Microsoft Windows. The developer is still actively supporting the Transport Fever, likely. Our data shows that Transport Fever uses 8 more file types.
Application: Transport Fever
Program name: -
Category: Game Data files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Aliases:
-
Related extensions:
.con Transport Fever Game Configuration
.mm Transport Fever Game Cache Data
.mo Transport Fever Game Text Data
.compressed Transport Fever Compressed Cache Data

Radiance Map Data

hdr file - Radiance Map Data
The HDR file belongs to the Data category and works with Radiance, being used as a Radiance Map Data. Radiance is a suite of tools for performing lighting simulation originally written by Greg Ward. It includes a renderer as well as many other tools for measuring the simulated light levels. It uses ray tracing to perform all lighting calculations, accelerated by the use of an octree data structure. The developer is still actively supporting the Radiance, likely. Our data shows that Radiance uses 8 more file types.
Application: Radiance
Program name: -
Category: Data files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Aliases:
-
Related extensions:
.dat Radiance Data File
.pov-state POV-Ray State File
.oct Radiance Octree
.zbf Radiance Z-buffer File

Procomm Plus Message Header

hdr file - Procomm Plus Message Header
The HDR file belongs to the Data category and works with Procomm Plus, being used as a Procomm Plus Message Header. Procomm Plus is a terminal emulation and file transfer software. The developer is still actively supporting the Procomm Plus, likely. Our data shows that Procomm Plus uses 8 more file types.
Application: Procomm Plus
Program name: -
Category: Data files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Aliases:
-
Related extensions:
.wax Procomm Plus Compiled Script
.hhp Procomm Plus Help Information
.dir Procomm Plus Dialing Directory
.hdl Procomm Plus Alternate Download File List

ArcGIS ASCII Header

hdr file - ArcGIS ASCII Header
The HDR file belongs to the GIS category and works with ArcGIS, being used as an ArcGIS ASCII Header. ArcGIS is a geographic information system (GIS) used to create, manage, analyze, and map all types of data. The developer is still actively supporting the ArcGIS, likely. Our data shows that ArcGIS uses 37 more file types.
Application: ArcGIS
Program name: -
Category: GIS files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Aliases:
-
Related extensions:
.cpg ArcGIS Codepage
.e00 ArcInfo ASCII Export
.ffs FME Feature Store
.mat ArcInfo Geocoding Matching Parameters Data

Photomatix HDR Image

hdr file - Photomatix HDR Image
The HDR file belongs to the Graphic category and works with Photomatix, being used as a Photomatix HDR Image. Photomatix is a tone mapping and HDR generation photoshop plugin and standalone program from HDRSoft. The developer is still actively supporting the Photomatix, likely. Based on our current information, Photomatix does not use other file types.
Application: Photomatix
Program name: -
Category: Graphic files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Aliases:
-
Related extensions:
.aim SCANCO Medical Format Image
.bif byLight Image Format Bitmap
.ceg Tempra Show Bitmap
.sld 3i SlideBook image

ENVI Header Data

hdr file - ENVI Header Data
The HDR file belongs to the Data category and works with ENVI, being used as an ENVI Header Data. ENVI image analysis software is used by GIS professionals, remote sensing scientists, and image analysts to extract meaningful information from imagery to make better decisions. The developer is still actively supporting the ENVI, likely. Our data shows that ENVI uses 30 more file types.
Application: ENVI
Program name: -
Category: Data files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Aliases:
-
Related extensions:
.sta ENVI Statistics Data
.fmt ENVI Tape Script
.pat ENVI Surface View Path Data
.mrsl THOR Metadata Rich Spectral Library Data

HDRi Image

hdr file - HDRi Image
The HDR file belongs to the Graphic category and works with XnView, being used as a HDRi Image. The HDRi data format is a 64bit (color) or 32bit (greyscale) data format for saving RAW data of HDR scans including infrared data developed by LaserSoft Imaging. The developer is still actively supporting the XnView, likely. Our data shows that XnView uses 279 more file types.
Application: XnView
Program name: -
Category: Graphic files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Aliases:
hdri
Related extensions:
-

Microsoft IIS NNTP Header Data

hdr file - Microsoft IIS NNTP Header Data
The HDR file is an IIS NNTP Header Data. It is an internal data structure file for NNTP service.
Application: Microsoft IIS Server
Program name: -
Category: Data files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Aliases:
-
Related extensions:
.xix Microsoft IIS NNTP Subject Lists
.sco Microsoft IIS Schema Backup
.mdo Microsoft IIS Metabase Backup

ArcInfo BIL Header

hdr file - ArcInfo BIL Header
The HDR file belongs to the GIS category and works with ESRI ArcGIS Desktop, being used as an ArcInfo BIL Header. ArcInfo is a complete and extensible geographic information system. The developer is still actively supporting the ESRI ArcGIS Desktop, likely. Our data shows that ESRI ArcGIS Desktop uses 34 more file types.
Application: ESRI ArcGIS Desktop
Program name: -
Category: GIS files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Aliases:
-
Related extensions:
.cpg ArcGIS Codepage
.bip ArcInfo Band Interleaved by Line Image
.tic ArcInfo Coverage TIC
.pps ArcInfo Processing Set Codes Data

DataFlex Database Header

hdr file - DataFlex Database Header
The HDR file belongs to the Data category and works with DataFlex, being used as a DataFlex Database Header. DataFlex is an advanced object-oriented 4GL designed for developing database applications in character mode environments. The developer is still actively supporting the DataFlex, likely. Our data shows that DataFlex uses 20 more file types.
Application: DataFlex
Program name: -
Category: Data files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Aliases:
-
Related extensions:
.flx DataFlex Compiled Binary
.tag DataFlex Query Tag
.ds DataFlex DataSet File
.vld DataFlex Compressed Database

MicroSim PCBoard Hole-drill Schedule Report

hdr file - MicroSim PCBoard Hole-drill Schedule Report
The HDR file belongs to the Data category and works with MicroSim PCBoard, being used as a MicroSim PCBoard Hole-drill Schedule Report. MicroSim PCBoard is a printed circuit board (PCB) layout tool. The developer no longer updates MicroSim PCBoard and does not provide support anymore. Our data shows that MicroSim PCBoard uses 19 more file types.
Application: MicroSim PCBoard
Program name: -
Category: Data files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Aliases:
-
Related extensions:
.do MicroSim PCBoard Autorouting Data
.ucr MicroSim PCBoard Unrouted Nets Report Data
.g01 MicroSim PCBoard Photoplot Artwork Data
.pkg MicroSim PCBoard External Package Definition

InstallShield Setup Header

hdr file - InstallShield Setup Header
The HDR file belongs to the Data category and works with InstallShield, being used as an InstallShield Setup Header. InstallShield is a software tool for creating installers or software packages. The developer is still actively supporting the InstallShield, likely. Our data shows that InstallShield uses 12 more file types.
Application: InstallShield
Program name: -
Category: Data files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Aliases:
-
Related extensions:
.iwz InstallShield Wizard Project
.ilg InstallShield Log
.cdf InstallShield Components Definition
._mp InstallShield Temporary Installer File

Mail.dat Header File

hdr file - Mail.dat Header File
The HDR file belongs to the Data category and works with PostalOne!, being used as a Mail.dat Header File. Mail.dat is the standard embraced by a significant portion of the mail production industry and the US Postal Service. Mail.dat is a relational database of nineteen "connected" files describing each characteristic that can exist within a mailing. The developer is still actively supporting the PostalOne!, likely. Our data shows that PostalOne! uses 17 more file types.
Application: PostalOne!
Program name: -
Category: Data files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Aliases:
-
Related extensions:
.mir Mail.dat Manifest Individual File
.mpu Mail.dat Mail Piece Unit File
.wsr Mail.dat Walk Sequence File
.pdr Mail.dat Piece Detail File

Apollo HDRU Image

hdru file - Apollo HDRU Image
The HDRU file belongs to the Graphic category and works with XnView, being used as an Apollo HDRU Image. The developer is still actively supporting the XnView, likely. Our data shows that XnView uses 279 more file types.
Application: XnView
Program name: -
Category: Graphic files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Aliases:
gn, hdr
Related extensions:
.avw Analyze AVW Image
.cpc Amstrad CPC Captured Screen
.2d Amapi Image
.anv AirNav Image

The .hdr 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 .hdr extension may contain various content types. If you have helpful information about this extension, write to us!

Could someone have spelled the .hdr file extension wrong?

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

.jdr IROAD Dash Cam Video
.hde HRS Pro Encrypted Secure File
.hdf WinUAE HDD Image
.hdd General Hard Disk Image
.dr My Dark Diary Backup Data
.hr Atari 8-bit HighRes Image

The .hdr extension is frequently misused

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

hxr (1), hde (1), hdf (1), hdd (1), dr (1), her (1), hdt (1), hwr (1), hdg (1), hrd (1)

Having trouble opening a .hdr file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.hdr

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