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HPROF file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.hprof - Java Hprof Data

The HPROF data files are related to Java SE Development Kit. HPROF file is a Java Hprof Data. HProf is a tool built into JDK for profiling the CPU and heap usage within a JVM.

Java SE Development Kit
Data files
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Java Hprof Data related extensions:
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Naturally, other applications may also use the .hprof file extension. Even harmful programs can create .hprof files. Be especially cautious with .hprof files coming from an unknown source!

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

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


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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