HTC File Type

- The quick facts

What are HTC files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a HTC file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.

What is a HTC file?

A .HTC file is a HTML Component file.

These files are associated with the Internet Explorer web browser and contain the definitions of components used on an associated Dynamic HTML page. The HTC file is an HTML file that includes elements that define the HTC component, including HTML snippets and VBScript or javascript code. This allowed web developers to isolate parts of a web page into modules.

An HTC file allows an Internet browser to use the same functions across various HTML website pages. These files are stored in a readable plain-text file format.

HTML Components was a proprietary technology used in earlier versions of Internet Explorer. It is deprecated today.

How to open HTC files

Important: Different programs may use files with the HTC file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your HTC file is, you may need to try a few different programs.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different HTC openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: May 31, 2022

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of HTC files. Remember, different programs may use HTC files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

Microsoft Web Platform ExtensionsMicrosoft Web Platform ExtensionsUser submitted
progeCAD ProfessionalprogeCAD ProfessionalUser submitted
TimetableTimetableUser submitted
Macromedia Dreamweaver MXMacromedia Dreamweaver MXUser submitted
SingularLogic Report ViewerSingularLogic Report ViewerUser submitted
Embarcadero RadPHP XE2Embarcadero RadPHP XE2User submitted
Legend - Legacy Of The DragonsLegend - Legacy Of The DragonsUser submitted
FuturaFuturaUser submitted
SewWhat-Pro ApplicationSewWhat-Pro ApplicationUser submitted
Professional NotepadProfessional NotepadUser submitted

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