MHT File Type

- The quick facts

What are MHT files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a MHT 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 MHT file?

A .MHT file is a MIME HTML Archive file.

MHT files are commonly associated with the Internet Explorer Web browser. They contain web page archives saved by a user when browsing the internet. This is a way to store a local copy of a web page.

The MHT files contain a copy of a web page's HTML code, images, icons, styles, etc., in a single archive file that users can view offline.

Chrome and other browsers using the Chromium code saves web page archives with the .mhtml extension.

How to open MHT files

Important: Different programs may use files with the MHT file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your MHT 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 MHT openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: March 21, 2022

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

OperaOperaUser submitted
MaxthonMaxthonUser submitted
Maxthon Cloud BrowserMaxthon Cloud BrowserUser submitted
SparkSparkUser submitted
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FlashPeak SlimBrowserFlashPeak SlimBrowserUser submitted
UC BrowserUC BrowserUser submitted
T-Online BrowserT-Online BrowserUser submitted
Lunascape6Lunascape6User submitted
Woopie BrowserWoopie BrowserUser submitted

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