A hl$ file extension is related to the MS-DOS operating system and used for its compressed help data.

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HL$ file - MS-DOS compressed help document

What is hl$ file? How to open hl$ files?

File type specification:

Archive and compressed file type icon Archive and compressed file type

hl$ file icon: hl$ filetype icon

The hl$ file extension is associated with MS-DOS, an operating system for IBM-PC compatible computers.

The hl$ file contains compressed help file from MS-DOS system. The hl$ can be decompressed with UNPACK.EXE.

Updated: January 15, 2018

The default software associated to hl$ file type:

MS-DOS icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMS-DOS  Microsoft MS-DOS software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

MS-DOS (short for Microsoft Disk Operating System) is an operating system commercialized by Microsoft. It was the most commonly used member of the DOS family of operating systems and was the dominant operating system for computers during the 1980s

Help how to open:

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:

As far as we know, this .hl$ 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 software applications associated to the .hl$ file extension

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and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open hl$ file, edit hl$ file, convert hl$ file, view hl$ file, play hl$ file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

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Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is ableto perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting hl$ files.

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Applications that extract hl$ file - MS-DOS compressed help document

Programs supporting the exension hl$ on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about MS-DOS for extract hl$ file action.

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