>> HED file

HED file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.hed - Hi-Eddi Image

The HED graphic files are related to XnView. HED file is a Hi-Eddi Image. Hi-Eddi is an old image processing format written for the Commodore 64 by Hans Haberl.

Graphic files
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Hi-Eddi Image related extensions:
ZX Spectrum Hobetta Image
Pocket PC Bitmap Image
Amapi Image
Sony Mavica Picture
GoDot Image
TI-73 Bitmap

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

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

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

ted, med, hde, h3d, ehd, ged, bed, hwd, hfd, hes, hec, ned, jed, hrd, hex

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

HRS Pro Encrypted Secure File
TouchMagix Editable Document Template
Graphic Environment Document
GEDCOM Document
OctaMED Music Module

Operating systems

DataTypes.net currently supports the following operating systems:

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

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