What is a .HA File And How To Open It (Guide)

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Have you came across a file with the .ha extension, but it is a file you have never seen before? Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. That’s why we have made this article! You will learn how to open the .ha file extension on various systems, what it is and how to work with it.

What is a .HA file?

The file extension .HA comes from HA Compressed Archive. This compressed file is in binary format.

What to know

There are currently 3 software that can open the .ha file on 1 platform.

How to open a .HA file?

Below you can find an easy to understand, step-by-step guide to open the .HA file on your operating system/device.

How to open a .HA file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

The .ha file can be opened in 4 steps on Windows.

1. In the first step you need to download the IZArc software. This software will be used for opening the file. The other software that you can use is RARLAB WinRAR, ESTsoft ALZip and IZArc.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .HA file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the IZArc software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .HA file?

If you cannot open the .HA file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .HA file.haas – Everfine, .hal – HansaWorld, .hal – HotDocs, .ham – Descent 2 Resource File, .ham – Zaplots. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .HA file with the IZArc, RARLAB WinRAR, ESTsoft ALZip programs on Windows.