.HQX File extension

BinHex 4.0 Encoded File

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What is a .HQX file?

An HQX file is a binary to hexadecimal text file created for Mac computers. It contains data that has been compressed and encoded from an 8-bit binary format into a 7-bit text format. HQX files can be useful for transferring binary images, documents, and multimedia as text in email attachments.

More .HQX File Extension Information

HQX files help to maintain file integrity for Internet downloads, email attachments, and other file transfers since they combine the data fork and resource fork from the Mac HFS structure into a single archive. BinHex 4.0 files take up more disk space than their original binary file. They always begin with the line "(This file must be converted with Binhex 4.0)."

How to open .HQX files?

.HQX can be using by 2 Flatform (Mac, Windows).
And can be open by bellow programs list:
Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe 16
Incredible Bee Archiver
Apple Archive Utility
Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe for Windows
Corel WinZip 21
ESTsoft ALZip
Updated at: 2018-11-13

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