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HDF File Format

Hierarchical Data Format file

HDF is a data file format used by Hierarchical Data Format. HDF files are used for the transfer of graphical and numerical data between machines. HDF files store data usually relating to scientific data. This information is stored in libraries and multi-object files.

MIME: application/x-hdf

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This was last updated in September 2010
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