What is HLB file?
An HLB file extension is a type of database which is stored on the VAX / VMS tape library. It contains data used by software programs listed in the database and the attributes of this database are that it can be read, written, and deleted by VAX / VMS operating system without taking any actions from the user.
HLB Format details
|VMS / VAX Help Library
Tools that will help you view HLB files
Sometimes you need to quickly preview the contents of a file with the HLB extension. In such a situation, many people decide to find a tool that, according to its creators, can display the contents of the HLB 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 HLB file differently than the application dedicated to handling the HLB file extension. When you cannot afford to have the data of the HLB file displayed different from the original, you should use the applications developed to work with the HLB 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 HLB file, minimizing possible errors that may arise with other tools.
HLB File Viewers
- Text editor
- HP OpenVMS Systems