HST file format description
Many people share .hst files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .hst file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .hst files.
1 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.hst - General History File
HST is a General History file. The HST file extensions is generally used for a "History" file in which programs store their history log, be it text, structured data, encrypted information or anything else.
- Data files
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- General History File related extensions:
Naturally, other applications may also use the .hst file extension. Even harmful programs can create .hst files. Be especially cautious with .hst files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .hst 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.
- Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations.
- Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.
The .hst file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
tst, bst, jst, ht, hsf, gst, hts, nst, hwt, hsh, het, ust, st, mst, hxt
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
Similar file extensions in our database:
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