File Extension HYD

  • Full name
    Corel WordPerfect Hyphenation Dictionary
  • Developer
    Corel Corporation
Have you encountered a problem with a HYD file? Don’t you know which program opens a file with this extension? You will find all the information you need about working with a HYD file here. In the further part of this page we have added a list of programs that should open your HYD file. It is enough you choose a proper application for your operating system, download and install it.


Various Corel applications use the HYD suffix for their punctuation dictionaries. These files contain code that defines rules and suggestions for correct punctuation of a document. The ending derives from the English term 'Hyphenation Dictionary'.

Originally, the format came from the word processor Corel WordPerfect. But CorelDRAW also uses this format with its writing tools.

Programs which can open a HYD file

How to open a HYD file? Advice and guidance

Absolutely most often appearing reason that prevents you from opening the HYD file is the lack of a proper application to support it in your operating system. It is notably the first thing you need to address. When one of the programs to support a HYD file from the list is already installed, you can try to rerun the file. The system should display a message asking you to choose a primary application to support HYD files. At this point we are looking for disk space where the application was installed in and we can link it with a HYD file. Since then, our operating system will use the selected program to support all HYD files.

Other issues

Despite the described problem with HYD there may be many more problems. If the existing operations were not effective, get involved with the following matters:

- verify that the HYD file is not damaged and that it has been downloaded or copied in whole
- verify that the file has a file extension that has not been intentionally changed (for example, if it do not contain other information than its extension suggests)
- make sure again whether the HYD file type is linked in the operating system with a proper program
- make sure that the file is not infected with a virus and you have up to date software and drivers.

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