Files with html extension are web pages and documents written in the most common scripting language for internet - the Hypertext Markup Language.

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What is html file? How to open html files?

File type specification:

Text file type icon Text file type

Internet related file type icon Internet related file type

html file icon: html filetype icon

The html file extension is mainly related to the Hypertext Markup Language that provides means to create structured documents by denoting structural semantics for text such as headings, paragraphs, lists, links, quotes and other items. It is the main language for writing web pages.

HTML formats texts, tables, images, and other content that will be displayed on the page that can be viewed using any web browser.

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 latest milestone is HTML5, still improved until full specification scheduled for 2014.

On DOS-based computers, which can not understand extension with more than 3 character the htm file extension is used instead.

The default software associated to html file type:

Google Chrome icon

Google Inc. logo Google Chrome  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Google Inc.

Google Chrome is popular Internet browser for Microsoft Windows, Linux and Mac OS X. The core of the Chrome uses very fast Chrome Blink (Webkit fork) layout engine. Chrome Blink layout engine is regarded as one of the fastest layout engines for viewing websites and for work with JavaScript.

Microsoft Edge icon

Microsoft Corporation logo Microsoft Edge  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Edge is web browser introduced in Microsoft Windows 10 operating system. It's fast and built for modern web applications and presentations. It allows users to simple share, reading and discover the Internet.

Sublime Text icon

Sublime Text  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Sublime HQ Pty Ltd

Sublime Text is advanced text editor used to write source codes in various programming languages. It is a great tool for programmers and offers great feature and performance. It is available for Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X and Linux operating systems.

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.

PSPad icon

PSPad  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Jan Fiala

PSPad is freeware code editor for Microsoft Windows that offers main features like like rich text formatting, mighty code editing features, project management, syntax highlighting, auto-correction, HEX editor, text difference, spell checker, macro recorder etc.

Firefox icon

Mozilla Corporation logo Firefox  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Mozilla Corporation

Firefox is very popular free open source web browser with many features. Firefox uses Gecko layout engine that implements most web standards including new HTML5.

Firefox supports tabbed browsing, private browsing, spell checking, incremental find, bookmarking etc. Other features can be added via extensions and add-ons, such as NoScript, Tab Mix Plus. FoxyTunes, Web Developer.

Safari icon

Apple, Inc. logo Safari  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
  Apple, Inc.

Safari is the default web browser integrated to Apple Mac OS X since version 10.3 "Panther". It is also used in iOS devices like iPads and IPhones.

Firefox for Linux icon

Mozilla Corporation logo Firefox for Linux  Linux/Unix software

Company or developer:
  Mozilla Corporation

Firefox for Linux is popular free Internet browser developed by Mozilla Corporation. Firefox uses Gecko layout engine to view web pages. Gecko supports many web standards, Firefox supports many features, such as tabbed browsing, spell checking, private browsing etc.. Another features can be added by extensions. In many Linux distributions, Firefox is pre-installed as a default web browser.

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Help how to open HTML 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 HTML:

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 html file:

html to android

html to apk

html to doc

html to htm

html to oxps

html to pdf

html to txt

Find converter to html file type:

aspx to html

crypt to html

crypt12 to html

crypt7 to html

crypt8 to html

db.crypt8 to html

json to html

Related links:

HTML on Wikipedia

HTML on W3C website

List of software applications associated to the .html 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 html file, edit html file, convert html file, view html file, play html file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

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 html files.

  • Open html file
  • Save html file
  • Edit html file
  • View html file
  • Create html file
  • Export html file
  • Print html file

Software that open html file - HyperText Markup Language web page

Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open html file action.

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