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HF2 file format description

Many people share .hf2 files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .hf2 file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .hf2 files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.hf2 - L3DT Compressed Heightfield Data

The HF2 data files are related to L3DT. HF2 file is an L3DT Compressed Heightfield Data. L3DT is a Windows application for generating terrain maps and textures. It is intended to help game developers and digital artists create vast high-quality 3D worlds. HF2 is a compressed heightfield format designed to replace uncompressed terrain formats such as HFF, TER and BT.

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L3DT Compressed Heightfield Data related extensions:
L3DT Attributes Map Data
L3DT Heightfield Data

Naturally, other applications may also use the .hf2 file extension. Even harmful programs can create .hf2 files. Be especially cautious with .hf2 files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .hf2 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 .hf2 file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

hf, h2, bf2, nf2, hfz, tf2, hr2, hfw, hd2

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

H2 Database File
RayShade HeightField Format
BIDFAX 2000 Database
L3DT Compressed Heightfield Data
Poser Hair Data
HP Graphic Language Document

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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