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Informations about the HTA filename extension and the file formats associated with it

We collected the information you should know about the .hta filename on this page. If you were sent a(n) .hta file in an e-mail, but you don’t know what to do with it, then you can find help here. We strive to suggest free, open-source applications that are available to everyone for the file formats.

2 filename extension(s) are in our database

.hta - Microsoft HTML Application

The HTA file is a Application file, which is connected to the Microsoft HTML Application according to our registry. With the adequate settings, the Microsoft HTML Application (.hta) files can be opened or converted with the help of Microsoft Internet Explorer.

Format description:
HTA format
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Magic string:
- / -
Related links:
HTC Reference
Related extensions:
Microsoft Liquid Motion Animation
PICS Service Description
Rights-managed HTML Document
Vector Markup Language Document

.hta - Hemera Thumbnail Archive

The HTA file is a Graphic file, which is connected to the Hemera Thumbnail Archive according to our registry. With the adequate settings, the Hemera Thumbnail Archive (.hta) files can be opened or converted with the help of XnView.

Format description:
HTA format description not yet available
Magic string:
- / -
Related links:
Related extensions:
ZX Spectrum Hobetta Image
Pocket PC Bitmap Image
Amapi Image
Sony Mavica Picture
GoDot Image
TI-73 Bitmap

Important! Programs other than the ones listed above may also use the .hta file extension. Even harmful programs can create files with the .hta extension to store data in them. Always be careful with .hta files coming from unknown sources. Don’t open executable files that arrived in mails, even if you know the sender.

The .hta file can’t be opened on your computer?

If the program necessary for opening the .hta file is installed properly on your computer, then the quickest and simplest way to open the .hta file is to double-click on the file’s name. If that doesn’t work, then the right software probably isn’t installed on your computer.

While opening the .hta file, you may receive an error message from the associated application, this can be caused by the following:

Incorrectly given .hta extension

The .hta filename extension can be given incorrectly sometimes. The cause of the error could be a mistake or a simple typo. We found the following incorrectly given filename extensions that are the most frequent in the case of .hta files.

bta, tha, nta, htx, ht, hga, hat, gta, tta, ta, mta, htw, hha, hfa, ha

Maybe you’re not even looking for the .hta file extension?

It’s possible the the file’s extension was given incorrectly. Below, we list some filename extensions that are similar to the .hta extension. It’s possible that the one you’re looking for is among them.

Bend-Tech v3 Assembly File
Sony Xperia Flash Tool Trima Area Data
Humminbird Track Data
Microsoft Office Groove 2007 Archive
Thunderbird MoreFunctionsForAddressBook Add-on Data
Webhits Template

Associated applications

The Windows operating system stores information about the applications associated to the file extensions in the registry database. The associations can be queried or modified in the Command Prompt window with the "assoc" command.

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