HTA File Extension

File Type

HTML Application




Executable Files





Details about the HTA file

HTA is the extension given to files that are used in 2 operating systems such as: Mac OS, Windows. The HTA extension was originally developed for the Adobe Dreamweaver application. This is an application developed by Adobe Systems Incorporated. The Microsoft Windows, Microsoft HTML Application Host, Adobe ExtendScript, Microsoft Internet Explorer programs are also compatible with HTA files and can be used to open them.

The data in the HTA files are saved in the manner characteristic for Executable Files. 140 file types are given the HTA extension, but most often they are not compatible and you must use a different application to handle each of them. The format of this particular HTML Application file was developed by Microsoft. The HTML Application file was most likely created using the Adobe Dreamweaver program. HTA detailed description

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HTA File Extension

What is a(n) HTA file??

The HTA file extension is a file format that contains HTML, CSS and JavaScript files. It was first introduced by Microsoft as a container for web application projects created using the Microsoft .NET Framework.

An HTA file contains web browser-based applications written in HTML, CSS and JavaScript as well as additional text resources such as graphics, documents and other files. The HTA file is used to package up an entire website including the source code, style sheets and scripts into a single executable that can be run on any computer with a web browser installed.

The first use of the HTA file format was in the ASP.NET project system by Microsoft for building websites using the .NET Framework before Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) was developed to support applications running on multiple platforms such as Windows XP or

HTA File Tools

What tools are available?

We present some basic free online tools that work with HTA. With their help you will be able to perform many operations on HTA files. You can easily convert the file, preview its contents, or open and edit any HTA file.

HTA File Opener

HTA opener is a very popular tool among our users. You will learn a few ways to open your HTA file. Opening the HTA file allows you not only to view its contents, but also to perform various processes and changes to the file.

HTA File Viewer

The HTA Viwer tool helps to preview the contents of a file without the need to install dedicated software. Just go to the link provided and select your file. Next, our system will try to view the contents of the HTA file.

HTA File Converter

Try to convert the HTA file to a different format if problems arise while working with the HTA file. The HTA file converted to the new format may have more options for editing or processing the data contained in it.

HTA File Editor

HTA editor allows you to edit the data contained in the file. Sometimes you need to be able to fully edit the contents of the HTA file, in which case you may need to install dedicated software. On the editor page you will find all the information you need to edit the HTA file.



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