A hl1 file extension is related to the Half-Life, a first person shooter, released in 1998, A hl1 file contains saved game position.

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HL1 file extension - Half-Life saved game

What is hl1 file? How to open hl1 files?

File type specification:

Game file type icon Game file type

The hl1 file extension is associated with the legendary first person shooter computer game called Half-Life released in 1998 for PCs and Playstation 2 gaming console.

The hl1 file contains saved gamer's position in the game.

In default Half-Life stores game positions in folder:


The default software associated to open hl1 file:

Half-Life icon

Valve Corporation logoHalf-Life  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Valve Corporation

Half-Life is legendary first person shooter video game released in 1998 for Microsoft Windows and later for Sony Playstation 2. Player is assumed the role of Gordon Freeman, a theoretical physicist who must fight his way out of a secret underground research facility whose research and experiments into teleportation technology have gone disastrously wrong. Half-Life uses modified popular Quake 3D game engine

Help how to open:

Use Load Game option in Half-Life to open the saved game positions.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .hl1 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 .hl1 file extension

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and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open hl1 file, edit hl1 file, convert hl1 file, view hl1 file, play hl1 file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

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Software that open hl1 file - Half-Life saved game

Programs supporting the exension hl1 on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about Half-Life for open hl1 file action.

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