HA File

What are HA files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a HA 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 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 seven different HA openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: December 25, 2022

More file formats using the HA extension

Through our research of HA files, we know that the following formats exist. However, we have not yet analyzed them in detail.

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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
TODOTODOUser submitted
ZipItFastZipItFastUser submitted
BraZipBraZipUser submitted
IZArc Command Line Add-OnIZArc Command Line Add-OnUser submitted
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