HGZ file format description
Many people share .hgz files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .hgz file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .hgz files.
2 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.hgz - ArcGIS ArcMap Data
The HGZ gis files are related to ArcGIS Desktop. HGZ file is an ArcGIS ArcMap Data. ArcMap is a component of Esri's suite of desktop GIS software programs.
- ArcGIS Desktop
- GIS files
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- ArcGIS ArcMap Data related extensions:
.hgz - LOCUS Vertical Observation Data
The HGZ data files are related to LOCUS. HGZ file is a LOCUS Vertical Observation Data. The Leveling Online Computations User Service (LOCUS) is a Web utility developed by the National Geodetic Survey (NGS). The purpose of LOCUS is to simplify the office processing and adjustment of geodetic leveling, including, as a long-term goal, the submission of leveling projects to NGS for publication.
- Data files
- - / -
- LOCUS Vertical Observation Data related extensions:
Naturally, other applications may also use the .hgz file extension. Even harmful programs can create .hgz files. Be especially cautious with .hgz files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .hgz 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 .hgz file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
ggz, bgz, tgz, jgz, htz, hgs, hg, hbz, ugz, mgz, hz, hrz, hga, hfz, gz
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
Similar file extensions in our database:
- Garmin Zipped Geocaching Data
- L3DT Compressed Heightfield Data
- JNode Module Package
- Harvard Graphics Graphic
- GenX Data
- Gzip Compressed File
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