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HMF file format description

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

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.hmf - HOOPS Metafile

The HMF data files are related to HOOPS. 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.

Data files
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HOOPS Metafile related extensions:
SPSS Statistics Simulation Plan
Restricted Focus Viewer Input Data
Card Vault Inventory Data
GSSHA Storm Pipe Network
Coach Activity File
Coach Results File

.hmf - ANSYS Fluent Metafile

The HMF data files are related to ANSYS Fluent. 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.

ANSYS Fluent
Data files
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ANSYS Fluent Metafile related extensions:
ALSee Thumbnail Cache
VisiDAQ Data File
AGS Data File
Race Studio 2 All Math Channels Data
Race Studio 2 Map File
Race Studio 2 Custom Sensors Data

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

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 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 .hmf file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

bmf, hmg, tmf, hfm, gmf, hkf, nmf, mf, hnf, hmt, hmd, hmb, ymf, hlf, mmf

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

BMF Bitmap
Microsoft .NET Install Hook File
ArcGIS Explorer Map File
Gamma Fax Image
modhmm HMG model
Native Client Manifest File

Operating systems

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

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