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.HAM File Extension

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File Type 1Descent 2 Resource File

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CategoryGame Files


File format categories include Binary, Text, XML, and Zip. The format of this file type has not been determined.


Contains properties of objects used in the Descent 2 3D action game

Program(s) that open .HAM files
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Interplay Descent 2
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Interplay Descent 2
Updated 2006

File Type 2HAM Executable File

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CategoryExecutable Files


This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.


Compiled executable file created by the HAM Programmer Toolkit, a developer's tool used to create programs for the HAM runtime; may contain program executable code as well as bundled application resources; used for creating simple programs.

More Information

A HAM file contains packaged code in a plain text format that can be read and executed by the HAM Runtime application. Some HAM files require a specific version of HAM Runtime to run properly, though most will run in any version.

NOTE: The most recent version of the HAM Runtime application (HRE6) is compatible with Mac and Linux whereas HRE5 is only compatible with Windows.

Program(s) that open .HAM files
Updated 9/18/2013