Open H file

The most commonly used .h file type: C/C++ header data

How to open h files?

h file icon Have you had trouble opening the h file on your computer? What are h files? We explain what they are and recommend software that we know will open them.

What is h file?

A h file extension is associated with the C/C++ programming language and used for its header files.

C/C++ header data description

The h file extension is related to C/C++ header files.

The h files are used for header files, referenced by a C++ (eg. CPP file) or Java source code document.

It contains various variables, constants and functions that are used by other files inside the project. It allows commonly used functions to be written only once and referenced by other source files when needed.

Suggested software to open h file

Microsoft Visual Studio

IDE for creating programs, or websites and web applications

C++ Builder


RAD Studio

Development environment for Windows

Eclipse IDE for C/C++ Developers

An IDE for making C and C++ applications

Other H file name extensions using the same .h suffix

.h - Miranda IM SmileyAdd plugin

An h file extension is related to the Miranda communication software. An h file stores plugin.

Open h file with: Miranda IM

What file extension actually is?

Simply put, file extensions are the characters after the dot in the computer file name, so for example document-name.pdf has file extension „pdf“. This helps Windows to identify which program should be used to open the file.

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