Files with hog extension are used for the Star Wars: Dark Forces computer game. They are game files.

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

empty icon.hog - Descent game data

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HOG file extension - Lucas Arts Dark Forces data file

What is hog file? How to open hog files?

File type specification:

Game file type icon Game file type

The hog file extension is associated with the computer game Star Wars: Dark Forces, by Lucas Arts. Dark Forces was the first first-person shooter from Star Wars universe. A *.hog file contains game data.

The default software associated to open hog file:

Star Wars: Dark Forces picture or screenshot

LucasArts Entertainment Company, LLC logoStar Wars: Dark Forces  Microsoft MS-DOS software

Company or developer:
LucasArts Entertainment Company, LLC

Star Wars: Dark Forces is a first-person shooter video game developed and published by LucasArts. It was released in 1995 for DOS and Apple Macintosh, and in 1996 for the PlayStation. The storyline within the Dark Forces is set in the Star Wars fictional universe and follows the character Kyle Katarn. 

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 .hog 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 .hog 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 hog file, edit hog file, convert hog file, view hog file, play hog file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with hog file - Lucas Arts Dark Forces data file

Click on the software link for more information about Star Wars: Dark Forces. Star Wars: Dark Forces uses hog file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).

Microsoft MS-DOS:

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