Hyper archive (HYP) is a compressed archive format associated with an MS-DOS utility named Hyper. The utility was developed by K. P. Nischke and P. Sawatzki, and distributed as shareware.
A HYP file begins with bytes
1a 48 50 (if the first member file was compressible), or
1a 53 54 (if not).
- Format info from Corion.net and FileFormats.Info
- There is some format information in the HYPER.REF/HYPER.DOC file included in the distribution.
- Information from a PC Magazine article (Oct 15 1991, p. 316)