HDP File - opening and understanding

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

What is a HDP file?

The .hdp file extension is most commonly associated with files containing HD photos. The HDP files store compressed raster images. This file format was developed by Microsoft. It is used for the creation of high-resolution photo images. HDP files are similar to JPG files, but the HDP file format uses a higher rate of compression and the compression format is lossless rather than lossy.

The .hdp file extension is also used for Magix Musstu files.

How to open HDP 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 HDP for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different HDP openers which you will find listed below.

Suggest another file format using extension HDP

While we know of one file format using the .HDP 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 .HDP file.

Various viewers for this file format

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

Free File ViewerFree File ViewerUser submitted
Pixillion Image ConverterPixillion Image ConverterUser submitted
Express ZipExpress ZipUser submitted
WavePad Sound EditorWavePad Sound EditorUser submitted
IrfanViewIrfanViewUser submitted
HoneyView3HoneyView3User submitted
HoneyviewHoneyviewUser submitted
Ashampoo Photo CommanderAshampoo Photo CommanderUser submitted
FastPictureViewerFastPictureViewerUser submitted
Stuffit ExpanderStuffit ExpanderUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with HDP-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 HDP-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!