The File Extensions Database

.HQM File Extension

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What is an .HQM file?

.HQM is Hardcore Questing Mode Data File

An HQM file is a data file used by Minecraft with the Hardcore Questing Mode mod. It stores quest data, which includes the map of the quest, number of lives, and rewards achieved. HQM files are generated when you install the Hardcore Questing Mode mod to Minecraft and begin a quest.

Minecraft is a popular cross-platform game where you can break and place blocks in order to build structures and explore the virtual world. Because of its popularity, a variety of users have developed mods to alter the gameplay of Minecraft. The Hardcore Questing Mode mod allows you to play in multiplayer hardcore mode in Minecraft but with more than just 1 life, which keeps your world from being deleted and protects you from getting banned from a server when you die.

Common HQM Filenames

quests.hqm - The default filename created to store quest data. The quests.hqm file is stored in your mod folder along with the hqmconfig.cfg file, which contains configuration data.

Programs that open Hardcore Questing Mode Data File
Hardcore Questing Mode
Hardcore Questing Mode
Hardcore Questing Mode

How to solve problems with HQM files

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