The File Extensions Database

.BHX File Extension

  • Category: Encoded Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .BHX file?

.BHX is BinHex Encoded File

Compressed file encoded using BinHex (binary-to-hexadecimal) encoding; often used for compressing and converting Macintosh files from binary to a text format; same as the more commonly used .HQX extension.

Programs that open BinHex Encoded File
Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe for Windows
Corel WinZip 23
ESTsoft ALZip
Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe 16

How to solve problems with BHX files

  • Associate the BHX file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any BHX file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.BHX files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the BHX file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .BHX is BinHex Encoded File. Because only the current version supports the latest BHX file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the N/A manufacturer website after an available .BHX is BinHex Encoded File update.
  • To make sure that your BHX file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.