Files with hid file extension can be found as configuration files in Sony Ericsson devices. These files are basically tar archives that contain configuration and other related data.

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

empty icon.hid - help ID data

empty icon.hid - KeepSafe encrypted data

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Software that open hid file

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HID file extension - Sony Ericsson configuration archive

What is hid file? How to open hid files?

File type specification:

Configuration file type icon Configuration file type

The hid file extension is associated with the Sony Ericsson mobile devices and software.

The hid files are TAR archives. These archive contains a kfc control file and images or other files.

MIME types:

The default software associated to open hid file:

TAR icon

TAR  Linux/Unix software

A popular archiving utility on Unix and Unix based operating systems, TAR (Tape Archiver) is used only to archive more files in to one, but it is not able to compress them. For compression of TAR archives, external compression utilities need to be used, such as gzip, bzip2, xz, lzip, lzma.

Help how to open:

To open Sony Ericsson configuration archive rename the HID file extension to TAR and extract data with TAR or other compression utility with TAR format support.

How to convert:

There is no way how to convert *.hid files to other formats.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .hid 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 hid file, edit hid file, convert hid file, view hid file, play hid file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Applications that extract hid file - Sony Ericsson configuration archive

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


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