File Extension Library

.HCU File Extension

  • Developer by: HydroCAD Software Solutions
  • Category: Data Files

What is an .HCU file?

.HCU file extension is created by HydroCAD Software Solutions. .HCU has been classified as Data Files.

.HCU is Hydrograph Units Definitons File

File used by HydroCAD, a CAD program that helps to design water drainage solutions; contains unit definitions for the HydroCAD project in text format; represents one of several files that comprise a HydroCAD project.

NOTE: Pre-installed HCU files should not be modified since they contain standard definitions for English and Metric systems.

List of all softwares that can open the Hydrograph Units Definitons File
HydroCAD Software Solutions HydroCAD
HydroCAD Software Solutions HydroCAD Sampler

How to Open .HCU file on different platforms

Open .HCU File on Windows

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

Open .HCU File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .HCU 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 .HCU File on Linux

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

Open .HCU File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .HCU 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 .HCU 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 .HCU files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .HCU files

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