File Extension Library

.HXC File Extension

  • Developer by: Microsoft
  • Category: Misc Files

What is an .HXC file?

.HXC file extension is created by Microsoft. .HXC has been classified as Misc Files.

.HXC is Microsoft Help 2 Collection Definition File

File used by Microsoft Help 2.x help documents; defines the contents of a help collection and includes information such as the help project title, the help registration information, and pointers to the various help content files; used for building the .HXS help file.

NOTE: Microsoft Help 2.x projects can be edited with older versions of Visual Studio through version 2008.

List of all softwares that can open the Microsoft Help 2 Collection Definition File
Innovasys HelpStudio

How to Open .HXC file on different platforms

Open .HXC File on Windows

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

Open .HXC File on Mac

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

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

Open .HXC File on iPhone

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

How to fix problems with .HXC files

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