HDMP File - opening and understanding
Did your computer fail to open a HDMP file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .HDMP files.
What is a HDMP file?
Files with the .hdmp extension usually contain uncompressed error dump files. These files are created by the Windows XP and Vista operating systems when an application crashes or encounters a critical error. The HDMP files contain a "dump" of the program state, showing the state of the program when the error occurred. These files are often sent to Microsoft as a part of the software debugging process.
How to open HDMP 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 HDMP for different purposes.
While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 2 different HDMP openers which you will find listed below.
Suggest another file format using extension HDMP
While we know of one file format using the .HDMP 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 .HDMP file.
Various viewers for this file format
These apps are known to open certain types of HDMP files. Remember, different programs may use HDMP files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.