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HCL file extension

The table below provides useful information about the .hcl file extension. It answers questions such as:

  • What is the .hcl file?
  • What program do I need to open a .hcl file?
  • How can the .hcl file be opened, edited or printed?
  • How can I convert .hcl files to another format?

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1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) found in database

✅ HotDocs Clause Archive

HCL file is a HotDocs Clause Archive. HotDocs is a document assembly software package currently owned and marketed by HotDocs Limited.
Category: Data files
Application: HotDocs
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
HCL aliases:
HCL related links:
HCL related extensions:
HotDocs Template Library

HotDocs Publish Settings File

HotDocs Auto-Assemble File

HotDocs Auto-Install File

HotDocs Registration File

HotDocs Answer Library

Other types of files may also use the .hcl file extension.

🚫 The .hcl file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

bcl, chl, cl, gcl, hc, hci, hck, hcm, hco, hcp, hdl, hl, hlc, hsl, hvl

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

High Resolution Continuous-tone TIFF Image
IBM HATS Connection Data
HotDocs Template Library
WinFast PVR Channel List
Illumina CASAVA Base Call
ESO-MIDAS Help Command Data
Killing Floor System File
microC Binary File
Hex Workshop Structure Library
HydroCAD Project

🔴 Can't open a .hcl file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows cannot open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it...

If you don't know how to set the .hcl file association, check the FAQ.

🔴 Can I change the extension of files?

Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. When you change a file's extension, you change the way programs on your computer read the file. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.

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