File Extension Library


.HOD File Extension

  • Developer by: Relic Entertainment Inc.
  • Category: Game Files

What is an .HOD file?

.HOD file extension is created by Relic Entertainment Inc.. .HOD has been classified as Game Files.

.HOD is Homeworld object data

The hod file extension is associated with the computer game Homeworld. It is a real-time strategy video game, it was published by Sierra while developed by Relic Entertainment. The game is from a space environment and classified as a science fiction game.

The hod file contains object data.

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

Currently, .HOD file type is not actively used and is obsolete.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:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .hod file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

How to Open .HOD file on different platforms

Open .HOD File on Windows

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

Open .HOD File on Mac

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

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

Open .HOD File on iPhone

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

How to fix problems with .HOD files

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