A hif file extension is related to the Autodesk AutoCAD and other programs developed by Autodesk. A hif file stores information data.

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

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HIF file extension - Autodesk AutoCAD Heidi information data

What is hif file? How to open hif files?

File type specification:

Various data file type icon Various data file type

hif file icon: hif filetype icon

The hif file extension is associated with AutoCAD family of CAD products, developed by Autodesk.

The hif file contains Heidi information data.

The Heidi Development Kit is Autodesk's powerful solution for developing graphics intensive software, 3D, and hardcopy output,

Heidi is a primary component in AutoCAD, Autodesk 3ds Max, Autodesk VIZ, Autodesk Design Review, Autodesk DWF Viewer, and the HDI hardcopy development system.

The default software associated to hif file type:

AutoCAD icon

Autodesk, Inc. logoAutoCAD  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Autodesk, Inc.

A CAD designing software with the powerful, flexible features. It is a CAD development platform that provides tools to build custom AutoCAD-based software products for specific markets. The default file formats using by AutoCAD are: DWG and DXF.

3ds Max (3D Studio Max) icon

Autodesk, Inc. logo3ds Max (3D Studio Max)  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Autodesk, Inc.

A popular 3D animation software, 3ds Max (previously known as 3D Studio Max) is used by professional to create stunning 3D content. It contains modeling capabilities, flexible plug-in architecture, scripting language, etc. It is mostly used by computer game developers. It is also used to create movie visual effects. 3ds Max is only for Microsoft Windows.

AutoCAD for Mac icon

Autodesk, Inc. logoAutoCAD for Mac  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
Autodesk, Inc.

AutoCAD for Mac software—it’s AutoCAD, for the Mac, bringing robust 3D free-form design tools and powerful drafting capabilities to your platform of choice. It takes full advantage of the macOS platform, with an intuitive, graphical user interface that makes it easy to bring your ideas to life.

Help how to open HIF 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 HIF:

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

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

  • Others hif file

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with hif file - Autodesk AutoCAD Heidi information data

Click on the software link(s) for more information. Suggested software applications use hif file type for internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open hif file actions.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with hif file by default:
AutoCAD small icon AutoCAD
3ds Max (3D Studio Max) small icon 3ds Max (3D Studio Max)

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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