.HDMP File Extension

File Type:
Windows Heap Dump

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

What is a HDMP file?

Hdmp file extension has Windows Heap Dump file type, developed by Microsoft, which is associated with the "system files" category.

Used by Windows XP/Vista, the error dump file is typically created when a program crashes or an error happens. It saves system data, which was saved when the error occurred. The file comes in an uncompressed format.

Heap Dump files, which comes in a compressed format, are stored .MDMP files. They are usually used for error reporting and bug fixing.

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

hdmp file icon
File Type:
Windows Heap Dump
System Files

How to open HDMP file?

Double click the hdmp 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 .hdmp 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 hdmp 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 hdmp 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 HDMP 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 hdmp file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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