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HMV file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.hmv - Houdini HMV Movie

The HMV video files are related to Houdini. HMV file is a Houdini HMV Movie. 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.

Video files
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Houdini HMV Movie related extensions:
Houdini Geometry Data
Houdini Scene
Houdini Limited Commercial Scene
Houdini Apprentice
Houdini 3D Texture
Houdini 3D Image

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

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

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

hkv, hmg, hmf, nmv, bmv, mmv, jmv, hv, hmd, hmb, ymv, hlv, tmv, gmv, mv

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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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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