What is a .MHTML File And How To Open It (Guide)

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .mhtml extension, but you have never seen this extension before? Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. That’s why you are here! We have made this guide for you to learn more about the .mhtml file extension and how to open it.

What is a .MHTML file?

The .MHTML file extension is from MIME HTML File. The format of this file is text and binary, and it is a web related file.

What to know

There are currently 6 software that can open the .mhtml file on 5 platforms.

How to open a .MHTML file?

Below you can find an easy to understand, step-by-step guide to open the .MHTML file on your operating system/device.

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

There are 4 simple steps to open the .mhtml file on Windows.

1. The first step is to download the Opera software. This software will be used for opening the file. You can also use Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Kingsoft Writer and Opera software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .MHTML 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 Opera software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .MHTML file on Mac

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

1. In the first step you need to download the Opera software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. The other software that you can use is Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge and Opera.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .MHTML file

2. The second step is locating 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 Opera software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .MHTML file on Linux

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .mhtml file on Linux in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the Opera software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: Google Chrome and Opera.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .MHTML 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: Hover over the “Open with” button

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

Step 4

Step 4: Open the file choosing the software

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

How to open a .MHTML file on Android

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .mhtml file on Android in few easy steps.

Step 1

Image 1: Locating your .MHTML file in the download folder

First of all 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 2

Image2: Unable to open the file

If you try clicking the file, it will show you the error above.

Step 3

Image3: Open your Google Play Store

You need to locate the Google Play Store and open it.

Step 4

Image4: Search for the software and download it

To open the file, you will need to download the UCWeb UC Browser software. Please search for it in the Google Play Store and install it. The other software that opens the .mhtml file on Android is Opera and UCWeb UC Browser. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Android.

How to open a .MHTML file on iOS

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .mhtml file on iOS in simple steps.

Step 1

Image 1: Finding your files in the download folder

The first step is locating 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 2

Image2: Can’t open the file

To open the file, you will need to download the UCWeb UC Browser software. Please search for it in the iOS App Store and install it. You could also download the Opera and UCWeb UC Browser software. That’s all, now you have open your file on iOS.

Still cannot open the .MHTML file?

If you cannot open the .MHTML file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .MHTML file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .mchelp – MadCap Software, .mi4 – NVIDIA, .mic – Microsoft, .mid – MIDI File, .mid – Pitney Bowes Software. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .MHTML file with the Opera, Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Kingsoft Writer programs on Windows, Opera, Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge programs on Mac, Opera, Google Chrome software on Linux, UCWeb UC Browser, Opera software on Android and UCWeb UC Browser, Opera software on iOS.