File Extension Library


.HLQ File Extension

  • Developer by: European Southern Observatory
  • Category: Various data Files

What is an .HLQ file?

.HLQ file extension is created by European Southern Observatory. .HLQ has been classified as Various data Files.

.HLQ is ESO MIDAS Help Qualifier file

The HLQ file extension is associated with ESO MIDAS and used for files that store help qualifier data.


How to open:

Due the variability and uncertainty of this file type group, there is no general information available, about how to open this various data file format. However most files with extension from this group are usually not meant to be opened or viewed directly. If there are associated applications or programs listed below the extension description, you can always try to check their website for additional informations on their forums or other type of customer support.For general information try to look at:Identifying unknown file formats

How to convert:

Due the variability and uncertainty of this file type group, there is no general information available, about how to convert this various data file format. However most files with extension from this group are usually not in formats, which can be converted. If there are associated applications or programs listed below the extension description, you can always try to check their website for additional informations on their forums or other type of customer support.

How to Open .HLQ file on different platforms

Open .HLQ File on Windows

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

Open .HLQ File on Mac

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

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

Open .HLQ File on iPhone

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

How to fix problems with .HLQ files

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