.HBK File Extension

File Type:
Mathcad Handbook File

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

What is a HBK file?

Hbk file extension has Mathcad Handbook file type, developed by Mathsoft, which is associated with the "text files" category.

Mathcad is an engineering calculator tool. Files created by this program receive the .HBK extension. They are needed to specify the order of files in the Mathcad electronic books viewed by the user. 

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

hbk file icon
File Type:
Mathcad Handbook File
Text Files

How to open HBK file?

Double click the hbk 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 .hbk 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 hbk 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 hbk 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 HBK files

  • Windows Windows
    • PTC Mathcad Prime 3.0 PTC Mathcad Prime 3.0

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 hbk file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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