HCG file format description
Many people share .hcg files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .hcg file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .hcg files.
2 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.hcg - HCLab Document
The HCG data files are related to HCLab. HCG file is a HCLab Document.
- Data files
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- HCLab Document related extensions:
.hcg - Catia Highly Compressed Graphics
The HCG graphic files are related to Catia. HCG file is a Catia Highly Compressed Graphics. CATIA (Computer Aided Three Dimensional Interactive Application) is a multi-platform CAD/CAM/CAE commercial software suite developed by Dassault Systemes and marketed world-wide by IBM.
- Graphic files
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- Catia Highly Compressed Graphics related extensions:
Naturally, other applications may also use the .hcg file extension. Even harmful programs can create .hcg files. Be especially cautious with .hcg files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .hcg 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:
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.
- Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations.
- Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.
The .hcg file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
gcg, hfg, mcg, bcg, hsg, hg, hdg, hcr, hch, hcb, ucg, ncg, cg, hxg, hgc
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
Similar file extensions in our database:
- HeroForge-Anew Character Data
- GCG DNA Sequence
- BusinessCards MX Gradients Data
- Zeus 5.0 Physical Data
- HDGraph Vectorial Graph Data
- HyperOS Compressed Backup
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