There are 7 other file types using
the HDR file extension!

hdr file icon.hdr - Procomm Plus message header

hdr file icon.hdr - DataFlex header file

hdr file icon.hdr - Radiance map file

hdr file icon.hdr - InstallShield setup header

hdr file icon.hdr - MicroSim PCBoard hole-drill schedule report

hdr file icon.hdr - Photomatix HDR image file

hdr file icon.hdr - ENVI header file

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HDR file extension - ArcView header file

What is hdr file? How to open hdr files?

File type specification:

Text file type icon Text file type

The HDR file extension is also related to a special raster data header file is an ASCII text file containing size and coordinate information for the layer. Many standard software packages require the *.hdr file to provide important geo-referencing information for the image.

The default software associated to hdr file type:

ArcGIS for Desktop Basic (ArcView) icon

Esri logo ArcGIS for Desktop Basic (ArcView)  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:

ArcGIS for Desktop Basic (formerly known as ArcView) is GIS (geographic information system) application used to visualizing, managing, creating, and analyzing geographic data.

ArcGIS for Desktop Basic is a part of the ArcGIS Desktop. ArcGIS for Desktop Basic supports creation of interactive maps, spatial analysis, GIS deployment, map viewing and navigation, map printing etc.

Help how to open HDR 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 HDR:

As far as we know, this .hdr 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 .hdr 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 hdr file, edit hdr file, convert hdr file, view hdr file, play hdr file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

  • Others hdr file

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with hdr file - ArcView header file

Click on the software link for more information about ArcGIS for Desktop Basic (ArcView). ArcGIS for Desktop Basic (ArcView) uses hdr file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).

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