HATHDL File - opening and understanding

Did your computer fail to open a HATHDL file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .HATHDL files.

What is a HATHDL file?

The .hathdl file extension is used for a temporary file format that was created by the Hentai@Home Team. These HATHDL files are also known as Hentai@Home download files. These .hathdl files are generated by the Hentai@Home software when a user downloads content from the E-Hentai Galleries.The Hentai@Home program is a third party application that was designed by the Hentai@Home Team for Windows platforms. This software is a P2P (peer to peer) gallery sharing and distribution tool that can reduce the workload of the servers of E-Hentai Galleries. The Hentai@Home Downloader tool, which is an applet that is built into the Hentai@Home program, creates these HATHDL files when a user is downloading content using this software from the E-Hentai Galleries.Only the Hentai@Home program is recommended to be used when opening these .hathdl files. Aside from this, it's best to leave these HATHDL files alone because these do not contain human-readable data.

How to open HATHDL files

You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with file extension HATHDL for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 2 different HATHDL openers which you will find listed below.

Suggest another file format using extension HATHDL

While we know of one file format using the .HATHDL file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .HATHDL file.

Various viewers for this file format

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

7-Zip7-ZipUser submitted
BitCometBitCometUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with HATHDL-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any web services that we know for certain will work with HATHDL-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!