XHT File Extension

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XHTML Format
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What is XHT file?

Full format name of files that use XHT extension is XHTML Format. Files with XHT extension may be used by programs distributed for Android, iOS, Mac OS, Windows platform. XHT file belongs to the Web Files category just like 190 other filename extensions listed in our database. The most popular program for handling XHT files is Mozilla Firefox, but users can choose among 12 different programs that support this file format. Mozilla Firefox software was developed by Mozilla, and on its official website you may find more information about XHT files or the Mozilla Firefox software program.

Programs which support XHT file extension

The following list contains programs grouped by 4 operating systems that support XHT files. Files with XHT extension, just like any other file formats, can be found on any operating system. The files in question may be transferred to other devices, be it mobile or stationary, yet not all systems may be capable of properly handling such files.

How to open file with XHT extension?

Problems with accessing XHT may be due to various reasons. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to XHTML Format files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.

Step 1. Install Mozilla Firefox software

The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports XHT files installed on the system. This one is an easy one. Select Mozilla Firefox or one of the recommended programs (for example, Opera, Adobe Dreamweaver, Microsoft Internet Explorer) and download it from appropriate source and install on your system. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. If you want to download Mozilla Firefox installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit Mozilla website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Update Mozilla Firefox to the latest version

You still cannot access XHT files although Mozilla Firefox is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. The reason that Mozilla Firefox cannot handle files with XHT may be that the software is outdated. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using Mozilla Firefox.

Step 3. Associate XHTML Format files with Mozilla Firefox

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate XHT files with latest version of Mozilla Firefox you have installed on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Change the default application in Windows

  • Right-click the XHT file and choose Open with option
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • To finalize the process, select Look for another app on this PC entry and using the file explorer select the Mozilla Firefox installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open XHT files box and clicking OK button.

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • Right-click the XHT file and select Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • From the list choose the appropriate program and confirm by clicking Change for all....
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with XHT extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Check the XHT for errors

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the XHT file is valid. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

1. The XHT may be infected with malware – make sure to scan it with an antivirus tool.

If the XHT is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. If the scanner detected that the XHT file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

2. Ensure the file with XHT extension is complete and error-free

Did you receive the XHT file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. The file might have been copied erroneously and the data lost integrity, which precludes from accessing the file. When downloading the file with XHT extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the XHTML Format file.

4. Verify that your device fulfills the requirements to be able to open Mozilla Firefox

If the systems has insufficient resources to open XHT files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.

5. Verify that your operating system and drivers are up to date

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with XHTML Format files and ensure security of your device and operating system. It may be the case that the XHT files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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