The File Extensions Database


.HFS File Extension

  • Category: Disk Image Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .HFS file?

.HFS is HFS Disk Image File

Disk image file created in the Hierarchical System Format (HFS), the file system format used by Mac computers; contains files and folders as they would be stored by a Mac computer; can be opened by 7-Zip on PCs.

Programs that open HFS Disk Image File
Windows
File Viewer Plus
7-Zip

How to solve problems with HFS files

  • Associate the HFS file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any HFS file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.HFS files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the HFS 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 .HFS is HFS Disk Image File. Because only the current version supports the latest HFS file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the N/A manufacturer website after an available .HFS is HFS Disk Image File update.
  • To make sure that your HFS file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.