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Details of extension .hix

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .hix file?
  • Which program can create the .hix file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .hix format?
  • What can convert .hix files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .hix extension?
PageTech PCLTool Low Level Index File .hix file icon

PageTech PCLTool Low Level Index File

HIX file is a PageTech PCLTool Low Level Index File. PCLTool SDK is a dynamic link library (DLL) that converts HP PCL text and vector files into bitmap formats or into vector formats. The HIX files store the page level information (offset from beginning of file, location of macros and other variables) needed by PTC32.dll to locate and normalize extracted pages.
Category: Data files
Application: PCLTool SDK
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
PageTech PCLTool Text Extraction File

Other types of files may also use the .hix file extension. If you have helpful information about .hix extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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The .hix filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

uix (1), bix (1), nix (1), ix (1), hxi (1), hlx (1), hjx (1), hid (1), hia (1), gix (1), tix (1), mix (1), ihx (1), hx (1), hkx (1)

Can't open a .hix file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.hix

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