File Extension Library

.HBX File Extension

  • Category: Encoded Files
  • Format: Text

What are .HBX files and how to open them?

Can't open .HBX file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .HBX file.

What is a .HBX file extension?

.HBX file extension has been classified as Encoded Files. The format of .HBX file is Text

.HBX is BinHex Encoded File

Binary to Hexadecimal text file created for Mac computers; contains compressed and encoded data that was originally in an 8-bit binary format, but now is in a 7-bit text format; typically used for transferring binary images, documents, and multimedia data using a textual format in email attachments.

The ".hbx" extension is an alternative to the more commonly used .BHX or .HQX extensions.

List of all softwares that can open the BinHex Encoded File
Corel WinZip 23
ESTsoft ALZip
Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe for Windows
Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe 16

How to fix problems with .HBX files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .HBX files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .HBX file format
  2. You need to check the .HBX file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)