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CHAT file format description

CHAT file format

We made this page to help you understand how to work with CHAT files. Here, you can find info on software that can handle these files. It includes simple programs for opening and converting them.

Learn about the CHAT file and its functions here!

We also explain how to convert them into other types. It's simple and hassle-free. For opening or changing CHAT files, this page offers all the tools you need.

#1 mIRC Chat Settings

The CHA file is categorized under Configuration. It is associated with mIRC, serving as a mIRC Chat Settings. The mIRC is a friendly IRC client that is well equipped with options and tools. Visit the website of mIRC for a detailed description of the CHA format.

Application:mIRC
Category:Configuration files
Mime-type:application/x-chat
Magic:- / -
Aliases:chat

mIRC Chat Settings related extensions

  • cha mIRC Chat Settings
  • mrc mIRC Script

#2 iChat Saved Log

The ICHAT file is categorized under Data. It is associated with Apple iChat, serving as an iChat Saved Log. iChat is an instant messaging software application developed by Apple Inc. for Mac OS X. Visit the website of Apple iChat for a detailed description of the ICHAT format.

Application:Apple iChat
Category:Data files
Mime-type:application/octet-stream
Magic:- / -
Aliases:chat

iChat Saved Log related extensions

  • ac2 Banana Accounting Data
  • 9xi TI-92 Plus Bitmap
  • ask Ableton Live Skin
  • ond Lotus Notes Database

Did someone accidentally misspell the CHAT filename?

The CHAT filename extension may be misspelled. We compiled a list of similar file extensions to help you find errors.

Filename extensions similar to CHAT:

Windows can't open your CHAT file?

When you try to open a file by double-clicking it, Windows looks at the file's name to figure out what to do. If Windows doesn't know the file type, it'll ask you to choose an app to open this CHAT file.

To set the CHAT file association in Windows 11, you can follow these steps

  1. Open the Settings app by clicking on the Start menu and selecting the gear icon.
  2. In the Settings app, click on System and then select Apps from the left-hand side menu.
  3. Scroll down and click on the Default apps option.
  4. In the Default apps section, you will find various categories. They include Email, Web browser, and Music player.
  5. Locate the category that matches the file type you want to associate. For example, choose Photos for image files, or Video player for video files.
  6. Click on the current default app listed under the category. A list of available apps will appear.
  7. Choose the app you want to set as the default for that file type. If the app you want is not listed, click on More apps to see more options. Or, click on Look for an app in the Microsoft Store to search for apps.
  8. After selecting the app, it will become the default choice for opening files of that type.

It's worth mentioning that you don't always need to set CHAT file association. Many apps can open files. They don't need a specific file association to be set.

Handle CHAT files with care

Exercise caution when handling CHAT files from unknown sources. Files from certain sources can threaten your computer's security. They might contain malware, viruses, or harmful software. To minimize risks, avoid downloading or opening unfamiliar CHAT files. Use trusted antivirus software to scan files from unknown sources before opening.

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