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HRD file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.hrd - MSC Patran Device-dependent Hardcopy Output File

The HRD data files are related to MSC Patran. HRD file is a MSC Patran Device-dependent Hardcopy Output File. Patran is a widely used pre/post-processing software for Finite Element Analysis (FEA), providing solid modeling, meshing, analysis setup and post-processing for multiple solvers including MSC Nastran, Marc, Abaqus, LS-DYNA, ANSYS, and Pam-Crash.

MSC Patran
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MSC Patran Device-dependent Hardcopy Output File related extensions:
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Naturally, other applications may also use the .hrd file extension. Even harmful programs can create .hrd files. Be especially cautious with .hrd files coming from an unknown source!

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

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

rhd, brd, hrs, hrc, grd, rd, mrd, hed, nrd, jrd, hrx, hfd, hdr, trd, htd

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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