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HAK files: what are they and how do I open them?

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BioWare Aurora engine data

Files with hak file extension are resource archives used in games based on Bioware's Aurora engine.

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The hak file extension is mainly related to Bioware Aurora game engine and used for its default archive format.

The Encapsulated Resource File (ERF) format is one of BioWare's methods of packing multiple files into a single file so that they may be treated as a single unit.

In this regard, it is similar to .zip, .tar, or .rar. BioWare Aurora Toolset files that use the ERF format include the following: .erf, .hak, .mod, and .nwm. The example ERF Editor is an internal BioWare tool (Windows only).

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What is the meaning of a file extension?

File extensions are characters that appear after the dot in a computer file's name. For example, the file "unknown-file.hak" has the file extension "hak". This is used to identify which program should open the file or what file type it is.
File extensions help you organize and manage files. They provide a quick and easy way to identify and associate the file type with the appropriate software.

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