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HIX file extension

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

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

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

✅ PageTech PCLTool Low Level Index File

HIX file is a PageTech PCLTool Low Level Index File. PCLTool SDK is a dynamic link library (DLL) that converts HP PCL text and vector files into bitmap formats or into vector formats. The HIX files store the page level information (offset from beginning of file, location of macros and other variables) needed by PTC32.dll to locate and normalize extracted pages.
Category: Data files
Application: PCLTool SDK
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
HIX aliases:
HIX related links:
HIX related extensions:
PageTech PCLTool Text Extraction File

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

🚫 The .hix file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

bix, gix, hi, hia, hic, hid, his, hjx, hkx, hlx, hx, hxi, ihx, ix, mix

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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🔴 Can't open a .hix 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 .hix 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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