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HCM file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.hcm - IBM HCM Configuration

The HCM configuration files are related to IBM HCM. HCM file is an IBM HCM Configuration. The z/OS and z/VM Hardware Configuration Manager (HCM) is a PC based client/server interface to HCD that combines the logical and physical aspects of hardware configuration management.

Configuration files
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IBM HCM Configuration related extensions:
IAR Embedded Workbench Debugger Settings
IAR Embedded Workbench Workspace Settings
HSS Elite VPN Configuration
HP OpenView Network Node Manager Configuration
ERDAS Imagine Workspace Layout
DOpus Exported Settings

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

Can't open a .hcm 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.

The .hcm file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

hxm, hfm, mcm, bcm, hsm, hm, hcn, hck, hch, ucm, gcm, ncm, chm, jcm, hvm

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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Operating systems

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Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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