HIRO filename suffix is mostly used for ARToolKit Hiro Marker Data Format files. HIRO files are supported by software applications available for devices running Windows. Files with HIRO extension are categorized as Misc Files files. The Misc Files subset comprises 4750 various file formats. The software recommended for managing HIRO files is ARToolKit.
Below is a table that list programs that support HIRO files. Files with HIRO suffix can be copied to any mobile device or system platform, but it may not be possible to open them properly on target system.
Being unable to open files with HIRO extension can be have various origins. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to ARToolKit Hiro Marker Data Format files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with HIRO files.
Problems with opening and working with HIRO files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with HIRO files being present on your machine. The solution is straightforward, just download and install ARToolKit. On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. If you want to download ARToolKit installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit website and download from their official repositories.
If the problems with opening HIRO files still occur even after installing ARToolKit, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of ARToolKit is available. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. This can be one of the causes why HIRO files are not compatible with ARToolKit. The latest version of ARToolKit should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.
If you have the latest version of ARToolKit installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage HIRO on your device. The process of associating file formats with default application may differ in details depending on platform, but the basic procedure is very similar.
Change the default application in Windows
Change the default application in Mac OS
You closely followed the steps listed in points 1-3, but the problem is still present? You should check whether the file is a proper HIRO file. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.
Should it happed that the HIRO is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. Scan the HIRO file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. If the HIRO file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.
If you obtained the problematic HIRO file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. During the copy process of the file errors may occurred rendering the file incomplete or corrupted. This could be the source of encountered problems with the file. When downloading the file with HIRO extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.
Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the ARToolKit Hiro Marker Data Format file again.
The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support HIRO files. Close all running programs and try opening the HIRO file.
Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with ARToolKit Hiro Marker Data Format file. It may be the case that the HIRO files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.
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