.AHU File Extension

Adobe Systems
File Type:
Adobe Photoshop HSL File

Having trouble opening .ahu extension? Don't panic! This page explains what ahu files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open ahu files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is an AHU file?

Ahu file extension has Adobe Photoshop HSL file type, developed by Adobe Systems, which is associated with the "settings files" category.

Associated with Adobe Photoshop, the file stores such color appearance components as preset hue values, lightness, and saturation. The file may serve to apply color settings to pictures.

Users can find HSL properties via the “Hue/Saturation Presets” feature within the “Adjustment” panel. AHU files are typically located inside the /Presets/Hue and Saturation/ directory within the Photoshop installation.

To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.

ahu file icon
Adobe Systems
File Type:
Adobe Photoshop HSL File
Settings Files

How to open AHU file?

Double click the ahu file to open it. The file will open automatically if file associations have been correctly installed and there is a proper program on your computer; if not, file associations may be corrupted and your OS either cannot find the proper program, or you might not have one for opening the file. First, we recommend downloading our utility to fix file association errors; then, you can download any program for opening the .ahu extension from the ones suggested below. If you are certain there is nothing wrong with the file associations, you may proceed to method 2 right away; besides, if you can't make up your mind when choosing the right program, use Universal File Viewer from the last method.

Method 1: Fix file association errors

Follow these steps in order to automatically fix the ahu extension associations' problem in no time:

  • Step 1: Click on "Download Solution" to download automatic tool provided by WikiExt.
  • Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
  • Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".

File Size: 3.04 MB, Download time: < 1 min. on DSL/ADSL/Cable

This Tool is Compatible With: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8/8.1, 10

Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the ahu file. Choose the proper program for your OS, and click it to start the download or proceed to the developer's website.

Programs that open AHU files

Method 3: Use universal file viewer

In addition to the list of programs above, we recommend using Universal File Viewer. This tool can open over 250 file extensions and, most likely, it will be able to open the ahu file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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