What is a .HIN File And How To Open It – Hypercube (Easy Steps)

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .hin extension, but you are not sure what it is? You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. Don’t worry! This article explains everything about the .hin file extension, how to open and work with it on various systems.

What is a .HIN file?

The file extension .HIN comes from HyperChem Input File. The development of this file was done by Hypercube. The format of this data related file is text.

What to know

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

How to open a .HIN file?

Below we will show you a step-by-step guide on how to open the .HIN file on various operating systems.

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

There are 4 simple steps to open the .hin file on Windows.

1. The first step is to download the Avogadro software. This software will be used for opening the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .HIN 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 Avogadro software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .HIN file on Mac

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

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

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .HIN 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: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “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 Avogadro software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .HIN file on Linux

The .hin file can be opened in 4 steps on Linux.

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

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .HIN 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, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Open the file choosing the software

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Avogadro software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .HIN file?

If you cannot open the .HIN file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .HIN file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .hip – Side Effects Software, .hipnc – Side Effects Software, .his – PHDCC, .hit – The Sims Sound File, .hiv – Microsoft. 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 .HIN file with the Avogadro program on Windows, Avogadro program on Mac and Avogadro software on Linux.