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H1C file format description

Many people share .h1c files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .h1c file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .h1c files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.h1c - Microsoft Help Collection Definition

H1C file is a Microsoft Help Collection Definition.

.h1c file format description:
H1C format
Application:
Microsoft Windows Help
Category:
Data files
Mime-type:
application/octet-stream
Magic:
- / -
Aliases:
-
Microsoft Help Collection Definition related links:
-
Microsoft Help Collection Definition related extensions:
.bmk
Windows Help Bookmark
.h1d
Microsoft Help Validator File
.h1h
Microsoft Help Merged Hierarchy File
.h1k
Microsoft Help Keywords Index
.h1q
Microsoft Help Merged Query Index
.h1s
Microsoft Help Compiled Help Data

Naturally, other applications may also use the .h1c file extension. Even harmful programs can create .h1c files. Be especially cautious with .h1c files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .h1c file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows can't open this file:

example.h1c

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 one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

The .h1c file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

h1d, t1c, hlc, h1v, h1f, m1c, hc, h1s

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

.h1d
Microsoft Help Validator File
.h1s
Microsoft Help Compiled Help Data
.h1v
Microsoft Help VTopic Definition
.hc
High Resolution Continuous-tone TIFF Image
.hlc
ESO-MIDAS Help Command Data
.t1c
Postscript Type1 Compressible Font

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