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.HDR File Extension

File Type 1High Dynamic Range Image File

4.1 (56 Votes)
CategoryRaster Image Files


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

What is a HDR file?

Raster image or digital photo saved in HDRsoft's High Dynamic Range (HDR) image format; used for enhancing the color and brightness range of a digital image; can be processed to fix dark shadows or washed out areas of a picture.

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HDR software can also composite multiple photos with different exposures to create a single image with a full and evenly distributed range of color.

HDR files are also known as Radiance HDR or HDRI files.

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Programs that open HDR files
HDRSoft Photomatix
Adobe Photoshop CC 2017
ACD Systems Canvas X 16
ACD Systems ACDSee 19
HDRSoft Photomatix
Adobe Photoshop CC 2017
Lemkesoft GraphicConverter
File Viewer for Android
Updated 8/21/2015

File Type 2ESRI BIL Header File

3.6 (11 Votes)
CategoryGIS Files


This file is saved in a plain text format. You can open and view the contents of this file using a text editor.

.HDR File Association 2

GIS file that contains header information for a .BIL file; specifies the layout and formatting of the BIL file so that it can be parsed and placed to real world coordinates when combined with a separate georeferencing file; saved in an ASCII text format.

Programs that open HDR files
ESRI ArcGIS for Desktop
Blue Marble Geographics Global Mapper
Updated 1/12/2015

.HDR Extension Information

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