HFA File Type

- The quick facts

What are HFA files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a HFA 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 HFA file?

A .HFA file is an ERDAS Imagine Hierarchical File Architecture file.

We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

How to open HFA files

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

While we have not verified the app ourselves yet, our users have suggested a single HFA opener which you will find listed below.

Last updated: December 25, 2019

Suggest another file format using extension HFA

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

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

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