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HFA file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.hfa - ERDAS Imagine Hierarchical File Architecture

The HFA gis files are related to ERDAS Imagine. HFA file is an ERDAS Imagine Hierarchical File Architecture. ERDAS IMAGINE is a remote sensing application with raster graphics editor abilities designed by ERDAS (Earth Resource Data Analysis System) for geospatial applications. ERDAS IMAGINE is aimed primarily at geospatial raster data processing and allows the user to prepare, display and enhance digital images for mapping use in geographic information system (GIS) or in computer-aided design (CADD) software

ERDAS Imagine
GIS files
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ERDAS Imagine Hierarchical File Architecture related extensions:
ENVI Filter Kernel
ENVI Look Up Table
ENVI Vector Template
ENVI Vector Data
GPS Tuner Map Calibration Data
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Naturally, other applications may also use the .hfa file extension. Even harmful programs can create .hfa files. Be especially cautious with .hfa files coming from an unknown source!

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

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

bfa, fa, gfa, ha, haf, hba, hca, hda, hea, hf, hfw, hfx, hfz, hga, hta

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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Operating systems 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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