CHEF file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.chef - Chef Source Code

The CHEF development files are related to Acme::Chef. The CHEF file is a Chef Source Code. Chef by David Morgan-Mar is a stack-oriented programming language designed to make programs look like cooking recipes.

Development files
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Chef Source Code related extensions:
IBasic Component
TCL Script
Omron Syswin API Description
SAS 7 Sequential Engine Audit Data
Join-Calculus JCC Compiled Interface
uHTML Document

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

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

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

cef, che, chf, hef

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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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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