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

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .hit extension, but you are not sure what it is? 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 .hit file extension on various systems, what it is and how to work with it.

What is a .HIT file?

The .HIT file extension is from The Sims Sound File. The file is a game related file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .hit file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .HIT file?

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

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

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

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

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .HIT 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 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 Electronic Arts The Sims software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .HIT file on Mac

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

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

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .HIT 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 Electronic Arts The Sims software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .HIT file?

If you are still unable to open the .HIT file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .HIT file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .hiv – Microsoft, .hjt – Freebyte.com, .hkdb – Apple, .hki – WinHKI Archive, .hki1 – WinHKI HKI1 Archive. 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 .HIT file with the Electronic Arts The Sims program on Windows and Electronic Arts The Sims program on Mac.