What is a .HMX File And How To Open It – EC Software (Easy Steps)

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Have you downloaded a file with .hmx extension, but you have never seen this extension before? It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. That’s why we have made this article! You will learn how to open the .hmx file extension on various systems, what it is and how to work with it.

What is a .HMX file?

The .HMX file extension stands for Help & Manual 4 Project. The developer of this file extension is EC Software. This miscellaneous file is in text format.

What to know

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

How to open a .HMX file?

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

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

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

1. The first step is to download the EC Software Help & Manual software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: EC Software Help & Manual.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .HMX 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. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the EC Software Help & Manual software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .HMX file?

If you cannot open the .HMX file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .HMX file.hmxp – EC Software, .hmxz – EC Software, .hof – MR Software, .hog – Descent Mission File, .hoi4 – Paradox Development Studio. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .HMX file with the EC Software Help & Manual program on Windows.