The HDF5 file extension is related to HDF5 File Format.

There is one other file type using
the HDF5 file extension!

empty icon.hdf5 - Hierarchical Data Format

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Software that works with hdf5 file extension

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What is hdf5 file? How to open hdf5 files?

File type specification:

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The HDF5 file extension is associated with the HDF5 File Format. It is data model, library, and file format for storing and managing data. It supports an unlimited variety of datatypes, and is designed for flexible and efficient I/O and for high volume and complex data.

The default software associated to hdf5 file type:

HDFView picture or screenshot

The HDF Group logoHDFView  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
The HDF Group

HDFView is a visual tool for browsing and editing HDF4 and HDF5 bitmap files.

Help how to open:

Use HDFView to open .hdf5 files.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .hdf5 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 .hdf5 file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open hdf5 file, edit hdf5 file, convert hdf5 file, view hdf5 file, play hdf5 file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

  • View hdf5 file

hdf5 file viewer - programs that view hdf5 file - HDF5 file

Programs supporting the exension hdf5 on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about HDFView for view hdf5 file action.

Microsoft Windows:

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