What is .hqx file extension?
.hqx file extension is a known file type. This section of easyfileopener.com tells you everything you need to know about this extension.
The HQX extension is used for 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. Thses files can be useful for transferring binary images, documents, and multimedia as text in email attachments.
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)."
You can see a list of software programs here on easyfileopener.com that can open this file type so that you don’t need to search for it on the web. You can then open your file with this extension using a software listed below.