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HINT file extension

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

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

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

✅ Visual C++ Hint Data

HINT file is a Visual C++ Hint Data. Microsoft Visual C++ is an Integrated Development Environment (IDE) which is a program for writing, compiling, and linking your program into an executable.
HINT format description not yet available
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
HINT aliases:
HINT related links:
HINT related extensions:
Visual C++ Command Bar Data

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

🚫 The .hint file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

hin, hit, int, mint

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

Silicon Graphics RGB Image
HyperChem Data
Gaussian Two-Electron Integral File
WRAP HYD Input Data
Nostalgia Emulator Intellivision ROM
Micro Focus COBOL Intermediate Code
The Sims Sound File
Molpro Permanent Integral Data
Delphi Interface Unit
Atari 8-bit INT95a Image

🔴 Can't open a .hint 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 .hint 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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