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HIP file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.hip - Houdini Scene

HIP file is a Houdini Scene. The Houdini Engine is a compact API which extracts Houdini's core technologies into a powerful procedural engine for film and game studios to integrate into proprietary applications.

.hip file format description:
HIP format
Document files
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Houdini Scene related links:
Houdini Scene related extensions:
Houdini Geometry Data
Houdini Apprentice
Houdini HMV Movie
Houdini 3D Texture
Houdini 3D Image
Houdini 3D Non-commercial Image

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

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

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

bip, uip, nip, jip, ihp, hpi, hlp, hil, gip, tip, mip, ip, hup, hop, hkp

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

ArcInfo Band Interleaved by Line Image
Corel Paint Shop Pro Multiple Image Print
Spring HAPI Compressed Data File
Mentor Graphics HKP Database
TSG Spectral Data

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