.HOT File Extension
File TypeThe Sims Sound File
File format categories include Binary, Text, XML, and Zip. The format of this file type has not been determined.
What is a HOT file?
Audio file format used playing sounds in The Sims, a human simulation game by developed by Maxis/Electronic Arts; the file "vacsnd.hot" is stored in the "\Program Files\Maxis\The Sims\ExpansionShared\Sound\" directory.
HOT files are referenced by The Sims and are not meant to be opened manually.