HRC File

What are HRC files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a HRC 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 HRC file?

A .HRC file is a HRC Script Language file.

The HRC Script Language is used in the Colorer-take5 Library to define and represent various programming languages' syntax and lexical structure. These syntax definitions are used by the library to parse and colorize text in editors and other software.

HRC is an XML-based script language that describes the process of parsing text to produce syntax highlighting. It is designed to be flexible and efficient in describing the structures of programming languages.

How to open HRC files

Important: Different programs may use files with the HRC file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your HRC 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: December 26, 2022

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