The htm file extension is used for web documents stored in HTML Hypertext Markup Language file format. HTML language provides a means to create structured documents by denoting structural semantics for text such as headings, paragraphs, lists, links, quotes and other items. Its the main language for writing web pages. The htm web page can be displayed in any Web browser.

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HTM file extension - HTML Hypertext Markup Language web page file

What is htm file? How to open htm files?

The htm file extension is associated with Hypertext Markup Language. The HTML language provides a means to create structured documents by denoting structural semantics for text such as headings, paragraphs, lists, links, quotes and other items. Its the main language for writing web pages.

The *.htm files are sometimes used on DOS-based computers, which can not understand extension with more than 3 characters. But the .htm files are the same as files with the HTML file extension.

The *.htm files are web pages coded in the HTML language. The .htm web page can be displayed in any Web browser. The .htm file formats texts, tables, images, and other content that will be displayed on the page. Most pages within static websites have the .html extension.

The HTML source code is parsed by the web browser and is usually not visible to the user. But users usually have the option to "view source file" in their web browser with which they can read the source code. Because the .html files are saved in a standard text format, they can be opened and edit with any text editor.

Since 1996, the HTML specifications have been maintained, with input from commercial software vendors, by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C). However, in 2000, HTML also became an international standard (ISO/IEC 15445:2000). The last HTML specification published by the W3C is the HTML 4.01 Recommendation, published in late 1999. Its issues and errors were last acknowledged by errata published in 2001.

The used Mime-type is: text/html.

The default software associated to htm file type:

Adobe Dreamweaver icon

Adobe Systems Incorporated logo Adobe Dreamweaver  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Adobe Systems Incorporated

Adobe Dreamweaver is a professional-level web authoring and editing program that has both visual and code-level capabilities for creating standards-based websites and designs for both desktop and mobile platforms. The latest version, Dreamweaver CC is available as part of Adobe Creative Cloud.

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Help how to open HTM files:

You can use any text editor to edit this file, or use professional applications such Adobe Dreamweaver or Microsoft Visual studio.
To view this file use any internet browser such Internet Explorer, Opera or Firefox.

How to convert file with extension HTM:

You can search the web for some HTML converters or simply copy and paste from browser into any text editor capable to convert HTML tags into its document file format (eg. Microsoft Word). You can also export print/save webpage into .pdf file using some PDF software solution (Adobe Acrobat, FinePrint etc.)

Find conversions from htm file:

htm to doc

htm to docx

htm to html

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htm to word

htm to xls

htm to xlsx

Find converter to htm file type:

crypt to htm

crypt7 to htm

docx to htm

html to htm

indd to htm

txt to htm

xlsx to htm

Related links:

HTML on Wikipedia

HTML on W3C website

List of software applications associated to the .htm file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open htm file, edit htm file, convert htm file, view htm file, play htm file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

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Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting of the htm files.

  • Open htm file
  • Save htm file
  • Edit htm file
  • View htm file
  • Create htm file
  • Import htm file
  • Export htm file
  • Print htm file

Software that open htm file - HTML Hypertext Markup Language web page file

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Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with htm file by default:
Adobe Dreamweaver small icon Adobe Dreamweaver
Other suggested software:
XML:Wrench
Sublime Text small icon Sublime Text
PSPad small icon PSPad
Atom small icon Atom
Stylus Studio small icon Stylus Studio
NotePad++ text editor small icon NotePad++ text editor
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