Did you find or received HGT file and your computer failed to open it? Below we will explain what is HGT file extension and how you can open it.

What is a HGT file ext?

HGT is a file extension associated with Shuttle Radar Topography Mission Data .

How to open a HGT file?

In most cases your computer should know what software program should be used to open different file types and extensions like HGT. When you double click on the HGT file format, it should open with appropriate software program. If you downloaded or received HGT files for the first time and your system failed to open it then try free file viewers available on the internet after doing enough research not to fall prey to malware.

How to fix errors with HGT files

Scan the file
Before trying to open HGT files on your Windows make sure that it is safe to do so by running through antivirus scanner.
Update
Unable to open HGT files with the associated software program or see an error than try updating the associated software
Do not
If none of the applications in your Windows were able to open HGT file do not change file extension because by changing file extension you are corrupting the file. In case you already changed the extension you can revert it back to HGT by renaming the file. Incorrect associations are the cause of many HGT file errors.

Finally, if Windows is unable to open file extension HGT you may have registry related errors or may not have the appropriate program installed. We strongly recommend that you run a registry scan.

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