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HXL file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.hxl - Microsoft Help 2 Registered Namespace List

The HXL document files are related to Microsoft Visual Studio. HXL file is a Microsoft Help 2 Registered Namespace List. Microsoft Help 2.x is a proprietary format for online help files, developed by Microsoft and first released in 2001 as a help system for Visual Studio .NET (2002) and MSDN Library.

Microsoft Visual Studio
Document files
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Microsoft Help 2 Registered Namespace List related extensions:
Windows Help File
FormVista Document
ClarisWorks Data
RETScreen Spreadsheet Document
Universal Robotic Description Format Document
MuJoCo Binary Model

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

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

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

bxl, gxl, hal, hcl, hdl, hl, hlx, hx, hxi, hxk, hxm, hxp, jxl, mxl, nxl

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Compressed MusicXML Notation
MaxL Script
Microsoft Help 2 HxMerge Project
Haxe Project
Accelerated Designs Binary PCB Library
MS Help 2 Project Index

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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