What is a .HFT File And How To Open It – HotDocs (Easy Guide)


Have you downloaded a file with .hft extension, but you have never seen this extension before? You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. In this article we will explain what .hft file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .HFT file?

The .HFT file extension stands for HotDocs Form Template. The creator of this file extension is HotDocs.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .hft file on 1 platform.

How to open a .HFT file?

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

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

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

1. The first step is to download the HotDocs software. This software will be used for opening the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .HFT 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, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the HotDocs software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .HFT file?

If you are still unable to open the .HFT file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .HFT file.hfv – Apple, .hgl – Hewlett-Packard, .hgt – SRTM Elevation Data File, .hh – C++ Header File, .hhc – Microsoft. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .HFT file with the HotDocs program on Windows.