What is a .HF File And How To Open It (Easy Steps)

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .hf extension, but it is a file you have never seen before? It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. Don’t worry! This article explains everything about the .hf file extension, how to open and work with it on various systems.

What is a .HF file?

The file extension .HF is from HF Image.The file is a raster related file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .hf file on 3 platforms.

How to open a .HF file?

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

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

To open the .hf file on Windows, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the XnViewMP software. This software will be used for opening the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: XnViewMP.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .HF file

2. The second step is locating 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. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the XnViewMP software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .HF file on Mac

To open the .hf file on Mac, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the XnViewMP software. This software will be used for opening the file. You can also use XnViewMP software.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .HF file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Clicking “Open with”

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

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the XnViewMP software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .HF file on Linux

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .hf file on Linux in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the XnViewMP software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: XnViewMP.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .HF file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Hover over the “Open with” button

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

Step 4

Step 4: Open the file choosing the software

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the XnViewMP software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .HF file?

If you cannot open the .HF file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .HF file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .hfd – HotDocs, .hfp – FXhome, .hfs – HFS Disk Image File, .hft – HotDocs, .hfv – Apple. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .HF file with the XnViewMP program on Windows, XnViewMP program on Mac and XnViewMP software on Linux.