File Extension Library


.HBY File Extension

  • Category: Game Files

What is an .HBY file?

.HBY file extension has been classified as Game Files.

.HBY is Hornby Virtual Railway data

The hby file extension is associated with the Hornby Virtual Railway, a video game and model planning software for Microsoft Windows operating system.

The hby file stores various game data.

The Hornby Virtual Railway is obsolete product.

.HBY file format is deprecated and this file format is no longer supported.

Currently, .HBY file type is not actively used and is obsolete. This usually happens with system files in older operating systems, files from long-discontinued software, or with previous versions of some file types (documents, projects, images, etc.) that were replaced in later versions of the original programs.


How to open:

You cannot open this file type manually, it is accessed by the game automatically.

How to convert:

These games files cannot be converted to anything else. However, sometimes modding.

How to Open .HBY file on different platforms

Open .HBY File on Windows

  • Right-click a .HBY
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .HBY file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .HBY files" Press "Ok"

Open .HBY File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .HBY file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .HBY File on Linux

Right click on the .HBY file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .HBY File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .HBY file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .HBY File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .HBY files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .HBY files

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