CH8 file format description

Many people share .ch8 files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .ch8 file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .ch8 files.

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.ch8 - CHIP-8 Program

The CH8 data files are related to SVision-8. The CH8 file is a CHIP-8 Program. CHIP-8 is an interpreted programming language, developed by Joseph Weisbecker.

Data files
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CHIP-8 Program related extensions:
CHIP-8 Keyboard Data

.ch6 - ZX-Paintbrush Character Data

The CH6 data files are related to ZX-Paintbrush. The CH6 file is a ZX-Paintbrush Character Data. ZX-Paintbrush is a tool that allows you to easily create images for the ZX Spectrum.

Data files
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ZX-Paintbrush Character Data related extensions:
ZX-Paintbrush Character Data
ZX-Paintbrush Map Image

Naturally, other applications may also use the .ch8 file extension. Even harmful programs can create .ch8 files. Be especially cautious with .ch8 files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .ch8 file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows can't open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

The .ch8 file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

ch, chi, cho, chu, cm8, ct8, fh8, sh8

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Infinity Engine 1.0 User Interface Description
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Chord Pro Chord
Tombo Encrypted Data
CIRCAD Schematic Document
CaseMap 8 Data

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8/10, Windows 11, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, macOS, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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