HI8 file format description
Many people share .hi8 files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .hi8 file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .hi8 files.
1 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.his - FindinSite Database
HIS file is a FindinSite Database. FindinSite is a custom search engine providing a search specific to your site, CD or DVD.
Naturally, other applications may also use the .hi8 file extension. Even harmful programs can create .hi8 files. Be especially cautious with .hi8 files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .hi8 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 .hi8 file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
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