HDF file format description
Many people share .hdf files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .hdf file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .hdf files.
2 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.hdf - Hierarchical Data Format File
The HDF data files are related to HDF Tools. HDF file is a Hierarchical Data Format File. Hierarchical Data Format (HDF) is a data file format designed by the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) to assist users in the storage and manipulation of scientific data across diverse operating systems and machines.
- HDF Tools
- Data files
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- h4, hdf4, he2, ncsa
- Hierarchical Data Format File related extensions:
.hdf - WinUAE HDD Image
The HDF disk image files are related to WinUAE. HDF file is a WinUAE HDD Image. WinUAE is a Windows version of the UAE Amiga Emulator. UAE is the collaborative effort of a number of Amiga enthusiasts to create a portable Amiga emulator under the GNU Public License.
- Disk Image files
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- WinUAE HDD Image related extensions:
Naturally, other applications may also use the .hdf file extension. Even harmful programs can create .hdf files. Be especially cautious with .hdf files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .hdf 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 .hdf file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
gdf, bdf, hdt, hdb, hsf, df, hde, hrf, hfd, hef, hdg, tdf, hdd, mdf, hxf
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
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