MHT file format description
Many people share .mht files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .mht file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .mht files.
1 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.mht - Multipurpose Internet Mail Extension HTML
The MHT document files are related to Internet Explorer. MHT file is a Multipurpose Internet Mail Extension HTML. When you save a Web page as "Web archive" the Web page saves this information in Multipurpose Internet Mail Extension HTML (MHTML) format with a MHT file extension. All relative links in the Web page are remapped and the embedded content is included in the .mht file, rather than being saved in a separate folder.
- Internet Explorer
- Document files
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- mhtl, mhtm, mhtml, pptmhtml
- Multipurpose Internet Mail Extension HTML related extensions:
Naturally, other applications may also use the .mht file extension. Even harmful programs can create .mht files. Be especially cautious with .mht files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .mht 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.
- Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations.
- Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.
The .mht file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
hht, hmt, ht, kht, lht, mbt, mgt, mh, mhg, mhr, mjt, mmt, mnt, mt, mth
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
Similar file extensions in our database:
- Help and Support Center HHT
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- HighMAT File
- MetadataTouch Template
- Nimbus 7 SAMS MMRVT Data
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