PHTML File - opening and understanding

Did your computer fail to open a PHTML file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .PHTML files.

What is a PHTML file?

Files with the .phtml extension are most commonly associated with PHP Web pages. The PHTML files contain PHP code that is parsed by a PHP engine. This allows the Web server to generate dynamic HTML that is displayed in a Web browser. The PHTML files are often used to access databases. The pages containing the PHTML code are usually displayed with the .php page extension.

How to open PHTML files

You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with file extension PHTML for different purposes.

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

Suggest another file format using extension PHTML

While we know of one file format using the .PHTML file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .PHTML file.

Various viewers for this file format

These apps are known to open certain types of PHTML files. Remember, different programs may use PHTML 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
Edge Code CCEdge Code CCUser submitted
BracketsBracketsUser submitted
Microsoft Visual Studio CodeMicrosoft Visual Studio CodeUser submitted
Notepad++Notepad++User submitted
Adobe DreamweaverAdobe DreamweaverUser submitted
PHP Expert EditorPHP Expert EditorUser submitted
Zend Studio ClientZend Studio ClientUser submitted
JetBrains PhpStormJetBrains PhpStormUser submitted
PHPEditPHPEditUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with PHTML-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any web services that we know for certain will work with PHTML-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!