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HTC file format description

Many people share .htc files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .htc file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .htc files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.htc - HTML Component

The HTC document files are related to Internet Explorer. HTC file is a HTML Component. An HTC is an HTML file that contains script and a set of HTC-specific elements that define the component. The component is saved with an .htc extension.

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HTML Component related extensions:
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Microsoft Excel Database Query
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Windows Help Full-Text Search Index
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Naturally, other applications may also use the .htc file extension. Even harmful programs can create .htc files. Be especially cautious with .htc files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .htc file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows can't open this file:

To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

The .htc file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

btc, gtc, hc, hct, hfc, hgc, hhc, hrc, ht, htd, htf, hts, htv, htx, hyc

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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