The File Extensions Database


.HMV File Extension

  • Category: Digital video and movie Files

What is an .HMV file?

.HMV is Houdini movie file

File extension hmv is mainly associated with the Houdini, a family of 3D modeling and rendering software for Microsoft Windows, Mac and Linux operating systems.

A .hmv file contains movie recorded in Houdini software.


How to open:

Use Houdini to open and work with .hmv files.

How to convert:

If any program can convert or export .hmv videos, it would be Houdini.

How to solve problems with HMV files

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