.HDF File Extension

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

What is a HDF file?

Hdf file extension has Hierarchical Data Format file type, which is associated with the "data files" category.

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

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Developer:
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File Type:
Hierarchical Data Format File
Category:
Data Files
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How to open HDF file?

Double click the hdf 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 .hdf 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 hdf 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".
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Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the hdf 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 HDF files

  • Windows Windows
  • MacOS MacOS
    • Basic ENVISAT Atmospheric Toolbox Basic ENVISAT Atmospheric Toolbox
    • WaveMetrics IGOR Pro WaveMetrics IGOR Pro
  • Linux Linux
    • Basic ENVISAT Atmospheric Toolbox Basic ENVISAT Atmospheric Toolbox
    • GDAL GDAL

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

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