What is HGT file?
The HGT file extension is an E00-E99 file that contains geospatial elevation data. These files are typically used for photogrammetry, a type of land surveying where precise measurements are taken using photos or other types of images.
HGT Format details
|Full Name||SRTM Elevation Data Format|
Tools that will help you view HGT files
Sometimes you need to quickly preview the contents of a file with the HGT extension. In such a situation, many people decide to find a tool that, according to its creators, can display the contents of the HGT 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 HGT file differently than the application dedicated to handling the HGT file extension. When you cannot afford to have the data of the HGT file displayed different from the original, you should use the applications developed to work with the HGT 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 HGT file, minimizing possible errors that may arise with other tools.
HGT File Viewers
- ArcGIS Desktop
- SRTM Void Killer
- Terrain Viewer