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Details of extension .hec

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

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

Pvquan Heckbert Data

HEC file is a Pvquan Heckbert Data. Persistence of Vision Quantiser Utilities (PVQUAN) is a color quantisation program which post-processes raw image files produced by the Persistence of Vision Ray Tracer (POVRAY).
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: Pvquan
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
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Other types of files may also use the .hec file extension. If you have helpful information about .hec extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

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The .hec filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

uec (1), bec (1), nec (1), hsc (1), hfc (1), hes (1), hed (1), hdc (1), hc (1), ec (1), tec (1), mec (1), hrc (1), hex (1), hef (1)

Can't open a .hec file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.hec

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

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