What is a .HAML File And How To Open It (Simple Steps)

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .haml extension, but you are not sure what it is? It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. Don’t worry! This article explains everything about the .haml file extension, how to open and work with it on various systems.

What is a .HAML file?

The .HAML file extension is from Haml Source Code File. This development related file is in text format.

What to know

There are currently 2 software that can open the .haml file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .HAML file?

In this part of the article we will show you how to open the .HAML file on various operating systems.

How to open a .HAML file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

To open the .haml file on Windows, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the Microsoft Notepad software. This software will be used for opening the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .HAML file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Microsoft Notepad software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .HAML file on Mac

The .haml file can be opened in 4 steps on Mac.

1. The first step is to download the Apple TextEdit software. You will be using this software in order to open the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .HAML file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Apple TextEdit software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .HAML file?

If you are still unable to open the .HAML file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .HAML file.han – Amazon, .handlebars – Handlebars Template, .har – World Wide Web Consortium, .has – Haskell Script, .hat – Landon Podbielski. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .HAML file with the Microsoft Notepad program on Windows and Apple TextEdit program on Mac.