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File Extension HMK

The file extension HMK is associated with Hallmark Card Studio, which is a software application that provides a set of tools for creating unique greeting cards and other desktop publishing projects. Hallmark Card Studio is created by Hallmark Software and is available in a variety of versions on the Hallmark Software website.

The HMK file extension is categorized as a document file type which contains page layouts, images, font styles, clipart, and other elements to create a professional looking greeting card. The images are chosen from a variety of premium graphics supplied by Hallmark Card Studio software. There are also thousands of sentiments to choose from along with exclusive Hallmark fonts.

Hallmark Card Studio also offers a digital photo editor which allows you to import personalized photos for editing and inclusion in Card Studio projects. The user interface also provides a set of tools for coordinating envelopes in addition to creating business cards, puzzles, gift card envelopes, and 3D calendars, to name a few additional projects.

How to Open HMK Files

If the file extension HMK was created on your PC, try double clicking on the file to see if it will automatically open in a default application. If the HMK file was created by you, chances are you have the appropriate software application installed which will open it.

The most common way to open and edit HMK files is by using Hallmark Card Studio 2012 Deluxe which is available as a trial download on the Hallmark Software website. You can also opt to purchase the boxed version if you prefer not to buy the download version.

Hallmark Card Studio is designed for use with the Windows operating system version XP and later. Card Studio also requires at least 512MB of RAM, a DVD drive, and a color printer for printing out projects created with the application.

If you are sending a Hallmark Card Studio project as a digital file, you can convert the file to PDF format to enable it to be viewed using a variety of operating systems and platforms. There are a number of file conversion programs available as a free download on websites such as CNET and Softpedia which will convert HMK files for you.

You can also use an online resource such as Zamzar which will perform free file conversion. Simply log onto the Zamzar website, browse for the HMK file, choose a new format, enter your email address, and click on Convert. Within minutes you will receive the newly converted file in your email inbox.