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What are HA files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a HA file or are you simply curious about its contents? We're here to explain the properties of these files and provide you with software that can open or handle your HA files.

What is a HA file?

HA files have multiple uses, and HA Compressed Archive is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.

HA Compressed Archive

.ha is a file extension commonly associated with HA (HSC Archive) compressed archive files. HA-compressed archive files store and compress multiple files into a single, smaller archive file for easier storage and transportation.

Harri Hirvola developed the .HA compression format in 1993, and it uses a proprietary compression algorithm called HSC compression, which was designed to be more efficient and faster than other algorithms.

How to open HA files

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

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested six different HA openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: December 28, 2023

All known file formats using extension .HA

While HA Compressed Archive is a popular type of HA-file, we know of 2 different uses of the .HA file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.

Home Accounts Account

We know that one HA format is Home Accounts Account. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

IZArcIZArcUser submitted
FAR file managerFAR file managerUser submitted
ZipItFastZipItFastUser submitted
BraZipBraZipUser submitted
IZArc Command Line Add-OnIZArc Command Line Add-OnUser submitted
downloaddownloadUser submitted

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