.HAN File Extension

File Type:
Amazon Kindle eBook Data File

Having trouble opening .han extension? Don't panic! This page explains what han files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open han files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is a HAN file?

Han file extension has Amazon Kindle eBook Data file type, developed by Amazon, which is associated with the "ebook files" category.

HAN files store book information such as reading progress, notes, and bookmarks. HAN files function similar to .MBP files. HAN files are not meant to be opened or even seen by the user. They are needed only for Kindle devices to be able to resume reading an eBook (usually saved in .AZW3 files) and save users bookmarks and important notes. Nevertheless, users can copy HAN files from a Kindle device to a computer and view it using any text editor. 

To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.

han file icon
File Type:
Amazon Kindle eBook Data File
eBook Files

How to open HAN file?

Double click the han file to open it. The file will open automatically if file associations have been correctly installed and there is a proper program on your computer; if not, file associations may be corrupted and your OS either cannot find the proper program, or you might not have one for opening the file. First, we recommend downloading our utility to fix file association errors; then, you can download any program for opening the .han extension from the ones suggested below. If you are certain there is nothing wrong with the file associations, you may proceed to method 2 right away; besides, if you can't make up your mind when choosing the right program, use Universal File Viewer from the last method.

Method 1: Fix file association errors

Follow these steps in order to automatically fix the han extension associations' problem in no time:

  • Step 1: Click on "Download Solution" to download automatic tool provided by WikiExt.
  • Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
  • Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".

File Size: 3.04 MB, Download time: < 1 min. on DSL/ADSL/Cable

This Tool is Compatible With: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8/8.1, 10

Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the han file. Choose the proper program for your OS, and click it to start the download or proceed to the developer's website.

Programs that open HAN files

  • Windows Windows
    • A text editor A text editor
  • MacOS MacOS
    • A text editor A text editor
  • Linux Linux
    • A text editor A text editor

Method 3: Use universal file viewer

In addition to the list of programs above, we recommend using Universal File Viewer. This tool can open over 250 file extensions and, most likely, it will be able to open the han file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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