What is a .HSF File And How To Open It – Tech Soft 3D (Easy Guide)

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Have you came across a file with the .hsf extension and you don’t know what it is? It is possible that you know what the file does, but you are unsure on how to open it. In this article we will explain what .hsf file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .HSF file?

The .HSF file extension is from HOOPS Stream Format File. The development of this file was done by Tech Soft 3D. This file belongs to the binary format and it is a CAD software file.

What to know

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

How to open a .HSF file?

In this part of the article we will show you how to open the .HSF file on various operating systems.

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

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

1. In the first step you need to download the Dassault Systemes SolidWorks software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. You can also use Dassault Systemes SolidWorks software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .HSF 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: 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 Dassault Systemes SolidWorks software 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 .HSF file?

If you cannot open the .HSF file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .HSF file.hsh – Microsoft, .hsk – Huskey Truss & Building Supply, .hst – History File, .ht – Hilgraeve, .hta – Microsoft. 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 .HSF file with the Dassault Systemes SolidWorks program on Windows.