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Details of extension .hwe

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .hwe file?
  • Which program can create the .hwe file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .hwe format?
  • What can convert .hwe files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .hwe extension?
PLINK Hardy-Weinberg Exact Test Statistic Report .hwe file icon

PLINK Hardy-Weinberg Exact Test Statistic Report

The HWE file is a PLINK Hardy-Weinberg Exact Test Statistic Report. PLINK is a free, open-source whole genome association analysis toolset, designed to perform a range of basic, large-scale analyses in a computationally efficient manner.
Category: Data files
Application: PLINK
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
PLINK Homozygosity Data
PLINK Genotype Count Report
PLINK Genetic Variant File
PLINK Individual Information File
PLINK Text Relationship Matrix

Other types of files may also use the .hwe file extension. If you have helpful information about .hwe 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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Adobe Dreamweaver Snippet Data

The .hwe filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

whe (1), mwe (1), hwr (1), hwd (1), hw (1), he (1), gwe (1), twe (1), hws (1), hwf (1), hw3 (1), hse (1), hde (1), bwe (1)

Can't open a .hwe file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.hwe

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 2016/2019/2022, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux, Mac OS X, macOS, iOS, Android