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HDRU File Extension

Apollo HRDU Image Format
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What is HDRU file?

HDRU filename suffix is mostly used for Apollo HRDU Image Format files. HDRU file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. Files with HDRU extension are categorized as Graphic Files files. The Graphic Files subset comprises 524 various file formats. XnView is by far the most used program for working with HDRU files. Software named XnView was created by Pierre-Emmanuel Gougelet. In order to find more detailed information on the software and HDRU files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support HDRU file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support HDRU files. Files with HDRU extension, just like any other file formats, can be found on any operating system. The files in question may be transferred to other devices, be it mobile or stationary, yet not all systems may be capable of properly handling such files.

Programs that support HDRU file

Windows Windows

How to open file with HDRU extension?

Being unable to open files with HDRU extension can be have various origins. Fortunately, most common problems with HDRU files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.

Step 1. Install XnView software

Install software to open HDRU file Problems with opening and working with HDRU files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with HDRU files being present on your machine. To address this issue, go to the XnView developer website, download the tool, and install it. It is that easy Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support HDRU files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. If you want to download XnView installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit Pierre-Emmanuel Gougelet website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of XnView

Update software that support file extension HDRUIf you already have XnView installed on your systems and HDRU files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. If you have an older version of XnView installed, it may not support HDRU format. The most recent version of XnView is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Set the default application to open HDRU files to XnView

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate HDRU files with latest version of XnView you have installed on your device. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

Associate software with HDRU file on Windows

Change the default application in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the HDRU file
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where XnView is installed, check the Always use this app to open HDRU files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button
Associate software with HDRU file on Mac

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected HDRU file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • Select the appropriate software and save your settings by clicking Change all
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with HDRU extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Verify that the HDRU is not faulty

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the HDRU file in question. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

Check HDRU file for viruses
1. Verify that the HDRU in question is not infected with a computer virus

If the HDRU is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. Scan the HDRU file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. If the HDRU file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

2. Ensure the file with HDRU extension is complete and error-free

Did you receive the HDRU file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. It is possible that the file has not been properly copied to a data storage and is incomplete and therefore cannot be opened. When downloading the file with HDRU extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the Apollo HRDU Image Format file again.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run XnView

If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with HDRU extension. In this case close the other applications.

5. Check if you have the latest updates to the operating system and drivers

Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with Apollo HRDU Image Format file. It may be the case that the HDRU files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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