HLP File Type

- The quick facts

What are HLP files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a HLP 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 HLP file?

HLP files have multiple uses, and 3D Studio 3.0 Help is one of them.

3D Studio 3.0 Help

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 HLP files

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

We have not yet verified any programs for Windows that work with this specific file format. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!

Last updated: July 13, 2020

More file formats using the HLP extension

Through our research of HLP 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.

Applause Help

Ashton-Tate Help data

BDC HelpSystem Help info

Borland Turbo Vision Help

C-Worthy Help Librarian Data

Central Point Software Help data

Clarion for DOS Help

Codeview Help

CZ Help

gfxboot compiled html help

HP200LX System Application's Help

Lotus HAL Help

Microsoft Advisor Help

Necromancer's Dos Navigator Help

Novell Help Librarian Data

OPHelp Help

OS/2 Help

PerFORM Messages

Quick Help

Seal Help format

Show Partner Animator Help

SymbOS Help

Turbo Pascal Help

VGAPaint 386 Help

Windows HELP File