HIP File Type

- The quick facts

What are HIP files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a HIP 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 HIP file?

HIP files have multiple uses, and HiP Compressed is one of them.

HiP Compressed 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 HIP files

Important: Different programs may use files with the HIP file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your HIP 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 HIP opener which you will find listed below.

Last updated: July 13, 2020

More file formats using the HIP extension

Through our research of HIP files, we know that the following formats exist. However, we have not yet analyzed them in detail, and we would love to hear from you if you have information about either of them.

Hippel Module

Houdini Project

Various apps that use files with this extension

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