HTA File Extension

HTML Application File Type

Extension .hta
Developer Microsoft
Popularity 5.0 (10 Votes)
Mime Type application/hta
Default Program Microsoft Internet Explorer
Category Executable Files
Format Text
Updated 5/1/2022

What is a HTA File Extension?

HTA file extension is created by Microsoft, also known as HTML Application. HTA has been classified as Executable Files. You can open and render the contents of this file in a Text Editor. You can open HTA files in Microsoft Internet Explorer program.



Free HTA File Online Tools & Apps

We have also the free online .HTA (HTML Application) file extension apps that can allow to view, edit, convert from to HTA, merge, split and compare the HTA files without installing anything on your system. Please click on the links to explore the complete list of details for each required feature.

HTA Files Common Issues

There are few common issues with the HTML Application .HTA File Extensions while opening the .HTA files on Windows and MacOs, we have solution to those issues such as:

Can't Open HTA Files?

  1. You must have supported software programs installed for HTML Application on your system such as Microsoft Internet Explorer.
  2. Associate default Microsoft Microsoft Internet Explorer program for *.hta (HTML Application) files.

    Associate HTA Default Program on Windows
    1. Right-click a *.HTA (e.g example.hta) file and click Open With.
    2. In the Open with dialog box, click Microsoft Microsoft Internet Explorer program Or click Browse to locate the program (*.exe) that you want.
    3. Select check box for Always use this app to open .hta files.

    Associate HTA Default Program on MacOs
    1. Click *.HTA (e.g example.hta) file and click information -> Open With.
    2. In the programs list, click Microsoft Microsoft Internet Explorer program Or other appropriate program that you want.
    3. Confirm Change for all... and Contine.
    4. A message will appear "This change will be applied to all files with .Microsoft Internet Explorer extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection", click Contine to apply changes.

All Platform Software Programs for HTA File Extension

List of all softwares that can open the HTA files on each platforms such as Windows, Mac, iOS, Linux, Web and Android, you may click the each software link for more details for other supported formats for each software and the verified direct download links for each software with complete lisensing details.

Microsoft Windows logo image Open HTA File on Windows

Software License Developer
Apache Web Server image. Apache Web Server 000 for Windows  Open apache web server website. Free Apache Web Server
Microsoft Edge image. Microsoft Edge 80 for Windows  Open microsoft website. Bundled Microsoft
Microsoft Internet Explorer image. Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 for Windows  Open microsoft website. Freeware Microsoft

MacOs logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen HTA File on Mac OS

Software License Developer
Apache Web Server image. Apache Web Server 000 for MacOs  Open apache web server website. Free Apache Web Server
Microsoft Edge image. Microsoft Edge 80 for MacOs  Open microsoft website. Bundled Microsoft

Linux logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen HTA file on Linux

Software License Developer
Apache Web Server image. Apache Web Server 000 for Linux  Open apache web server website. Free Apache Web Server

Website logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen HTA file on Web

Software License Developer

iOS logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen HTA file on iOS

Software License Developer
Microsoft Edge image. Microsoft Edge 80 for iOS  Open microsoft website. Bundled Microsoft

Android logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen HTA file on Android

Software License Developer
Microsoft Edge image. Microsoft Edge 80 for Android  Open microsoft website. Bundled Microsoft

About Licensing

  1. Free Trial This software are often used for an attempt period, like 14 days, before requiring payment. Some trial versions have a reduced feature set.
  2. Free This software is liberal to use. Examples include open-source , freeware software, like free programs supported by advertising.
  3. Free+ This software is liberal to download and use, but contains in-app purchases (IAP) to unlock additional content or functionality.
  4. Paid This software must be purchased so as to use it. it's going to be offered as a perpetual license or ongoing subscription.
  5. Included with OS This software is bundled with an OS , like Windows, macOS, or Android.

HTA file extension icon image.About HTA - HTML Application

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Updated 5/1/2022


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