HSM File Type

- The quick facts

What are HSM files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a HSM 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 HSM file?

A .HSM file is a HelpSmith Project 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 HSM files

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

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 3 different HSM openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: December 7, 2012

Suggest another file format using extension HSM

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

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of HSM files. Remember, different programs may use HSM 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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