HMF file format description

Many people often share .hmf files without providing instructions on how to use them. This can make it difficult for users to determine which program is compatible for editing, converting, or printing .hmf files. To address this issue, we have created this page to offer assistance and guidance on handling .hmf files. We provide information on compatible software, editing instructions and conversion options to help users effectively interact with .hmf files.

Our aim is to simplify the process and promote seamless use of the .hmf file format.

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.hmf - HOOPS Metafile

The HMF data files are related to HOOPS. The HMF file is a HOOPS Metafile. The HOOPS 3D Graphics System is a proprietary, closed source 3D graphics API designed for the engineering software industry.

Category:Data files
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HOOPS Metafile related extensions:

  • ero eLibrary Reader Object
  • avd Avery LabelPro Database
  • mk4 Akregator Data
  • rmir RemoteMaster IR Setup
  • mod PeachText Database
  • wvm Ricardo WAVE Input

.hmf - ANSYS Fluent Metafile

The HMF data files are related to ANSYS Fluent. The HMF file is an ANSYS Fluent Metafile. The ANSYS Fluent is a program capable of carrying out the physical modelling of fluid flow, turbulence, heat transfer and chemical reactions for industrial applications ranging from airflow around an airplane wing to combustion in a furnace, from bubble columns to offshore oil platforms, from blood circulation to semiconductor design and from the design of a clean room up to sewage treatment plants.

Application:ANSYS Fluent
Category:Data files
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ANSYS Fluent Metafile related extensions:

  • ac_ CaseWare Working Papers Compressed Client File
  • udi PANalytical Peak Data
  • t2g Kallisto Transcript to Gene Data
  • olx Open Learning XML Data
  • flib Foxit Reader Library
  • uci UFS Explorer Compressed Image

Be careful.

It is important to understand that the .hmf file extension is not limited to a particular set of applications. Other programs besides the intended ones can also use the .hmf extension to create files. This includes potentially harmful programs or malware that may generate .hmf files for various purposes. Be especially cautious with .hmf files coming from untrusted or unknown sources.

Can't open a .hmf 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 an extension, you receive the following message:

Select an app to open this .hmf file

To set the .hmf file association in Windows 11, you can follow these steps

  1. Open the Settings app by clicking on the Start menu and selecting the gear icon.
  2. In the Settings app, click on System and then select Apps from the left-hand side menu.
  3. Scroll down and click on the Default apps option.
  4. Under the Default apps section, you will find various categories such as Email, Web browser, and Music player.
  5. Locate the category that matches the file type you want to associate, such as Photos for image files or Video player for video files.
  6. Click on the current default app listed under the category. A list of available apps will appear.
  7. Choose the app you want to set as the default for that file type. If the desired app is not listed, click on More apps to see additional options or click on Look for an app in the Microsoft Store to search for apps in the Store.
  8. After selecting the app, it will become the default choice for opening files of that type.

It's worth mentioning that you don't always need to set .hmf file association. Many applications can open .hmf files without requiring any specific file association to be set.

The .hmf file extension is often given incorrectly

Based on searches conducted on our site in the past year, we have compiled a list of the most common misspellings. These frequent misspellings can cause confusion and hinder search accuracy. Our goal in providing this list is to help users find the right information more easily and enhance their overall search experience on our website.

These misspellings were the most common in the past year:

bmf, gmf, hf, hfm, hkf, hlf, hm, hmb, hmc, hmd, hme, hmg, hmr, hmt, hmv

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

There is a possibility that the .hmf filename extension is misspelled. To assist users in identifying potential errors, we provide a list of similar file extensions in our database.

Filename extensions similar to .hmf:

Operating systems

At, we strive to provide a seamless user experience by ensuring compatibility with a wide range of operating systems. The following is a comprehensive list of the operating systems currently supported by

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8/10, Windows 11, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, macOS, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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