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HFS file extension

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

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

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

✅ HFS Disk Image File

HFS file is a HFS Disk Image File. Hierarchical File System (HFS) is a file system developed by Apple Inc. for use in computer systems running Mac OS. Originally designed for use on floppy and hard disks.
Category: Disk Image files
Application: Mac OS X
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
HFS aliases:
HFS related links:
HFS related extensions:
ISO 9660 Cd-Rom Disk Image

Mac OS X Disk Image

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

🚫 The .hfs file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

bfs, fhs, fs, gfs, hbs, hcs, hds, hes, hf, hfc, hfe, hfw, hfx, hfz, hgs

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

Network File System Temporary
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FlexiSign Document
Forth Source Code
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Hudson Entertainment Sound
Yamaha HV-Script
FlatOut Game Data

🔴 Can't open a .hfs 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 .hfs 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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