.HFS File Extension

File Type:
HFS Disk Image File

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

What is a HFS file?

Hfs file extension has HFS Disk Image file type, which is associated with the "disk image files" category.

These are disk image files in the Mac-based files system format named Hierarchical System Format. HFS file store folders and files organized just like on a Mac computer. You can open an HFS file using 7-Zip on a PC.

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

hfs file icon
File Type:
HFS Disk Image File
Disk Image Files

How to open HFS file?

Double click the hfs 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 .hfs 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 hfs 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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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 hfs 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 HFS 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 hfs file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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