HES file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.hes - Hudson Entertainment Sound

The HES game data files are related to NEZplug. The HES file is a Hudson Entertainment Sound. HES (Hudson Entertainment System) files are music rips of PC Engine / TurboGrafx games. TurboGrafx-16, fully titled as TurboGrafx-16 Entertainment SuperSystem and known in Japan as the PC Engine, is a video game console developed by Hudson Soft and NEC.

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

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

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

bes, es, ges, hds, he, he5, hec, hex, hfs, hrs, hs, hse, hss, hws, jes

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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