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.MHT File Extension

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File TypeMHTML Web Archive

DeveloperN/A
Popularity
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CategoryWeb Files
FormatBinary

Binary

This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.

Definition

Web page archive saved with Internet Explorer; formatted using MIME HTML or "MHTML," which saves HTML, images and other media files into a single file; encoded with .MIME encoding.

More Information

Most Web pages viewed in a Web browser only contain HTML and reference images and other media files that are stored in other directories on the server. Because all the files are encoded into a single file in a MHTML document, MHT files are commonly used to archive Web pages.

NOTE: Microsoft Word can save and open MHTML Web archives.

Programs that open MHT files
Windows
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Google Chrome
Mozilla Firefox with the Mozilla Archive Format extension
Microsoft Word 2016
Kingsoft Writer
WizBrother WizHtmlEditor
Terra Informatics BlockNote.Net
Opera
Mac
Google Chrome
Microsoft Word 2016
Opera
Linux
Google Chrome
Opera
Updated 11/7/2011

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