What is a .HFV File And How To Open It – Apple (Visual Guide)

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While downloading files, you might have downloaded a file with the .hfv extension. Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. Don’t worry! This article explains everything about the .hfv file extension, how to open and work with it on various systems.

What is a .HFV file?

The .HFV file extension is from HFS Disk Image. This file extension belongs to the developer Apple. The file has the binary format, and it is a disk image file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .hfv file on 1 platform.

How to open a .HFV file?

Below we have written a comprehensive guide on how to open the .HFV file on various operating systems.

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

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .hfv file on Windows in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the HFVExplorer software. This software will be used for opening the file. The other software that you can use is HFVExplorer.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .HFV 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: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “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 HFVExplorer software 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 .HFV file?

If you are still unable to open the .HFV file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .HFV file.hgl – Hewlett-Packard, .hgt – SRTM Elevation Data File, .hh – C++ Header File, .hhc – Microsoft, .hhh – Power C. 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 .HFV file with the HFVExplorer program on Windows.