What is HDF file?
The Hierarchical Data Format File file is a text-based database file with the extension of .hdf. It contains data in a hierarchical structure which includes a three-level directory, one-level files and subfiles. The file is meant to be created and accessed by programs that understand the format.
HDF Format details
|Full Name||Hierarchical Data Format|
Tools that will help you view HDF files
Sometimes you need to quickly preview the contents of a file with the HDF extension. In such a situation, many people decide to find a tool that, according to its creators, can display the contents of the HDF file and many other types of files (All in One Viewer).
Of course, there are such tools. However, it should be remembered that they may display the data contained in the HDF file differently than the application dedicated to handling the HDF file extension. When you cannot afford to have the data of the HDF file displayed different from the original, you should use the applications developed to work with the HDF file.
Below you will find a list of software programs that will help you with this. These software programs will help you view the content of the HDF file, minimizing possible errors that may arise with other tools.
HDF File Viewers
- IGOR Pro
- HDF Explorer