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HOB file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.hob - CARIS Hydrographic Object Binary Data

The HOB data files are related to CARIS. HOB file is a CARIS Hydrographic Object Binary Data. The CARIS application is used for visualizing raster, cloud and vector data.

Data files
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CARIS Hydrographic Object Binary Data related extensions:
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Microsoft OneDrive Client Log
Microsoft OneDrive Client Sent Log
MAGIX Digital Foto Maker Data
ISC Bind Zone Data

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

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

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

hb, bob, tob, nob, job, hog, ho, hib, gob, yob, ob, mob, hpb, hof, hlb

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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