HCR file format description

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

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.hcr - HydroCAD Rainfall Curve Data

The HCR data files are related to HydroCAD. The HCR file is a HydroCAD Rainfall Curve Data. HydroCAD is a Computer Aided Design (CAD) tool used by civil engineers for modeling stormwater runoff.

Data files
- / -
HydroCAD Rainfall Curve Data related extensions:
HydroCAD Prefab Chamber
HydroCAD Hydrograph File
HydroCAD IDF Curve
HydroCAD Project
HydroCAD Units Definition
HydroCAD Unit Hydrograph Definitions

.hcr - Broderbund PrintMaster Half-fold Card Data

The HCR document files are related to PrintMaster. The HCR file is a Broderbund PrintMaster Half-fold Card Data. PrintMaster is a software for making card, posters, banners, etc.

Document files
- / -
Broderbund PrintMaster Half-fold Card Data related extensions:
Broderbund PrintMaster Banner
Broderbund PrintMaster Business Card
Broderbund PrintMaster Calendar
Broderbund PrintMaster Card
Broderbund PrintMaster Certificate
Broderbund PrintMaster Envelope

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

Can't open a .hcr 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 .hcr file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

bcr, chr, cr, gcr, hc, hcd, hce, hcf, hcg, hct, hdr, hr, hrc, hsr, hxr

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

HDRi Image
Infinity Engine Creature Definitions Data
ICM Hourly Climatic Database
FactoryTalk View Studio Macro Component File
QNonogram Puzzle Data

Operating systems

DataTypes.net currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8/10, Windows 11, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, macOS, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

If you find the information on this page useful, please feel free to link to this page.


If you have useful information about the .hcr file format, then write to us!

DataTypes.net >> HCR file