H5 File Type

- The quick facts

What are H5 files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a H5 file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.

What is a H5 file?

A .H5 file is a Hierarchical Data Format 5 file.

We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

How to open H5 files

Important: Different programs may use files with the H5 file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your H5 file is, you may need to try a few different programs.

While we have not verified the app ourselves yet, our users have suggested a single H5 opener which you will find listed below.

Last updated: June 22, 2021

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of H5 files. Remember, different programs may use H5 files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

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