CHC file format description

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

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.chc - HCFR Colorimeter Data

The CHC data files are related to HCFR Colorimeter. The CHC file is a HCFR Colorimeter Data. HCFR Colorimeter is a color measuring tool.

HCFR Colorimeter
Data files
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HCFR Colorimeter Data related extensions:
Kronos Workforce Link
RFFlow Flowchart Data
Pulse Player PW3 Data
CARIS Spatial Archive
Palm OS Resource Code
Poser 3D Morph Target

.chc - GFI MailEssentials Patch

The CHC archive files are related to GFI MailEssentials. The CHC file is a GFI MailEssentials Patch. GFI MailEssentials is a powerful and complete solution that provides anti-spam, anti-malware, and email security for on-premises mail servers.

GFI MailEssentials
Archive files
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GFI MailEssentials Patch related extensions:
McMyAdmin Backup Archive
ExplorerBar Icon Package
EPLAN Data Zip
CNR Installation Package
OpenSimulator Archive
Adobe InCopy CS3 Package

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

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

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

cbc, cc, cch, cgc, ch, chd, chf, chs, chv, chx, cmc, cnc, ctc, cuc, cyc

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

High Resolution Continuous-tone TIFF Image
Comic Collector Collection Data
Scitex Continuous Tone
MAME Compressed Hard Disk Image
QuickCAM Pro CNC Machine Tool Path
Chordastic Chord

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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