How to open HIPS files

Did your computer fail to open a HIPS file? We explain what HIPS files are and recommend software that we know can open or convert your HIPS files.

What is a HIPS file?

The HIPS file extension indicates to your device which app can open the file. However, different programs may use the HIPS file type for different types of data.

While we do not yet describe the HIPS file format and its common uses, we do know which programs are known to open these files, as we receive dozens of suggestions from users like yourself every day about specific file types and which programs they use to open them.

We are continually working on adding more file type descriptions to the site, so if you have information about HIPS files that you think will help others, please use the Update Info link below to submit it to us - we'd love to hear from you!

Generic HIPS

These apps are known to open certain types of HIPS files. Since many different programs may use HIPS files for different purposes, you may need to try a few of the apps to open your specific HIPS file.

Photomania DeluxePhotomania DeluxeUser submitted
FreshViewFreshViewUser submitted
Image AnalyzerImage AnalyzerUser submitted
CommanderCommanderUser submitted

Try a universal file viewer

Try a universal file viewer like Free File Viewer. It can open over 200 different types of files - and most likely yours too. Download Free File Viewer here.

We have not verified any programs that we know for certain can work with HIPS-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the Suggest link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any online services that we know for certain can work with HIPS-files. If you know one, please use the Suggest link below and tell us about it!