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Details of extension .hns

On this page, we're going to take a closer look at the .hns file extension, which is related to Hallo Northern Sky Data.

We'll explain what exactly a .hns 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 .hns 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. Hallo Northern Sky Data

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Hallo Northern Sky Data

hns file - Hallo Northern Sky Data
The HNS file belongs to the Data category and works with Hallo Northern Sky, being used as a Hallo Northern Sky Data. Hallo Northern Sky (HNSKY) is a popular freeware planetarium program for Linux and Microsoft Windows to simulate the night sky. The developer is still actively supporting the Hallo Northern Sky, likely. Our data shows that Hallo Northern Sky uses 3 more file types.
Application: Hallo Northern Sky
Program name: -
Category: Data files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Related extensions:
.cmt Hallo Northern Sky Comet Data
.sup Hallo Northern Sky Database Supplement
.ast Hallo Northern Sky Asteroid Database

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

Could someone have spelled the .hns file extension wrong?

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

.ns MongoDB Namespace File
.hsn HostScan Hosts Data
.hhs HTML Help Workshop Sample Data
.hbs HaxBall Stadium Format Data
.nns NobleNet Sealer File
.hs Haskell Source

The .hns extension is frequently misused

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

nns (1), uns (1), hs (1), hhs (1), hbs (1), nhs (1), hnq (1), hgs (1), bns (1), ns (1)

Having trouble opening a .hns file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.hns

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