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CHAP file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.chap - MP4Box Movie Chapter Data

The CHAP video files are related to GPAC MP4Box. CHAP file is an MP4Box Movie Chapter Data. MP4Box is a multi-purpose MP4 file manipulation for the prompt, featuring media importing and extracting, file inspection, etc.

Video files
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MP4Box Movie Chapter Data related extensions:
H.261 Video
D-TEG CCTV Video Information
Cyberlink PowerDirector AVCHD Video
Microsoft DV-AVI Video
Blue Iris Recorded Video
Samsung Smart TV Video

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

Can't open a .chap 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 .chap file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

cap, cha, chp, cmap, hap

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Affymetrix Probe Array Results File
CmapTools Concept Map
Corel Ventura Chapter
Snoop Captured Data
Shomiti Surveyor Captured Data
Hamarsoft HAP Compressed Archive

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

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

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