Files with hog file extension are related to the Descent game data format.

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

empty icon.hog - Lucas Arts Dark Forces data file

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HOG file extension - Descent game data

What is hog file? How to open hog files?

The hog file extension is associated with the Descent 1 and Descent 2, a 3D action video games for MS-DOS system and various video gaming consoles.

The hog file contains game data such as maps, sounds, music, graphics.

This hog file type entry was marked as obsolete and no longer supported file format.

This type of file is no longer actively used and is most likely obsolete. This is typically the case for system files in old operating systems, file types from long discontinued software, or previous versions of certain file types (like documents, projects etc.) that were replaced in higher versions of their original programs.

The default software associated to open hog file:

Descent 2 icon

Interplay Entertainment Corporation logoDescent 2  Microsoft MS-DOS software

Company or developer:
Interplay Entertainment Corporation

Descent 2 3D is action first person shooter computer game. It is a successor of Descent 1 the first game with six full degrees of freedom. Descent 2 contains new episodes, enemies and weapons. It is also supports multi-player game. Another advanced feature is a support of 3Dfx Voodoo cards for better graphics performance and higher resolution.

Descent icon

Interplay Entertainment Corporation logoDescent  Microsoft MS-DOS software

Company or developer:
Interplay Entertainment Corporation

Descent is a 3D first-person shooter video game released in 1995.  The Descent series has a strong following due to its unique six degrees of freedom (6DOF) gameplay. Player controls battle rocket and fights against virus-infected robots in mines.

Help how to open:

Use Dragon UnPACKer to open *.hog files.

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 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).

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

Software that open hog file - Descent game data

Programs supporting the exension hog on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about Dragon UnPACKer for open hog file action.

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