The hcr file extension is related to the HCD and HCM configuration managers for z/OS and used for their production configuration files.

There are 2 other file types using
the HCR file extension!

hcr file icon.hcr - Half-fold card file

hcr file icon.hcr - HydroCAD Stormwater Modeling System rainfall definition

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HCR file extension - IBM HCD/HCM production configuration file

What is hcr file? How to open hcr files?

File type specification:

Configuration file type icon Configuration file type

The hcr file extension is associated with HCD and HCM configuration managers for z/OS operating system (64-bit system for mainframes) developed by IBM.

The hcr file stores production configuration for these apps.

The default software associated to hcr file type:

IBM logo HCM  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:

The z/OS and z/VM Hardware Configuration Manager (HCM) is a PC based client/server interface to HCD that combines the logical and physical aspects of hardware configuration management. In addition to the logical connections, you can also manage the physical aspects of a configuration.

IBM logo HCD  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:

Hardware Configuration Definition (HCD) provides an interactive interface that allows you to define the hardware configuration for both a processor's channel subsystem and the operating system running on the processor.

Help how to open HCR files:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert file with extension HCR:

As far as we know, this .hcr file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .hcr file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open hcr file, edit hcr file, convert hcr file, view hcr file, play hcr file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

  • Settings hcr file

Settings file type for software that use hcr file - IBM HCD/HCM production configuration file

Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for settings hcr file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with hcr file by default:

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