CHL file format description

Many people often share .chl files without providing instructions on how to use them. This can make it difficult for users to determine which program is compatible for editing, converting, or printing .chl files. To address this issue, we have created this page to offer assistance and guidance on handling .chl files. We provide information on compatible software, editing instructions and conversion options to help users effectively interact with .chl files.

Our aim is to simplify the process and promote seamless use of the .chl file format.

4 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.chl - WinFast PVR Channel List

The CHL configuration files are related to WinFast PVR. The CHL file is a WinFast PVR Channel List. WinFast PVR is an application provided with WinFast multimedia video capture devices.

Application:WinFast PVR
Category:Configuration files
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WinFast PVR Channel List related extensions:

  • npe Nvidia nTune Profile Settings
  • cc KODAK Camera Color Control Profile
  • msz MADRIX 3 Compressed Setup
  • gbc GFI Backup 2009 Tasks
  • frr Mandelbrot Explorer Fractal Region Settings
  • stf Microsoft Setup Table File

.chl - Chromeleon Channel Raw Data

The CHL data files are related to Chromeleon. The CHL file is a Chromeleon Channel Raw Data. Chromeleon is a Chromatography Data System that allows you to control chromatography instruments and evaluate, process, report, and backup data.

Category:Data files
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Aliases:acd, dad

Chromeleon Channel Raw Data related extensions:

  • adc Chromeleon ADC Data
  • cdc Chromeleon Device Driver Configuration
  • cdd Chromeleon Device Driver
  • cmb Chromeleon Backup Archive
  • gen Chromeleon Generic Driver Configuration
  • pan Chromeleon Control Panel

.chl - ConTEXT Highlighter Data

The CHL data files are related to ConTEXT Editor. The CHL file is a ConTEXT Highlighter Data. ConTEXT is a small, fast and freeware text editor, developed to serve as a secondary tool for software developers.

Application:ConTEXT Editor
Category:Data files
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ConTEXT Highlighter Data related extensions:

  • odat Hopsan Optimization Data
  • csp CHARTrunner Pareto Style
  • fbl CADfix Command Level Log
  • tpd EDIUS Effect Preset Data
  • 92p TI-92 Calculator Program
  • mre Steinberg MR Editor File

.chl - RealPlayer Live Channel Data

The CHL data files are related to Real Player. The CHL file is a RealPlayer Live Channel Data. RealPlayer is a cross-platform software product created by RealNetworks primarily used for the playing of recorded media.

Application:Real Player
Category:Data files
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RealPlayer Live Channel Data related extensions:

  • rbtx Lego Mindstorms NXT Create Pack and Go File
  • xng FishXing Data
  • cnc Dolphin PartMaster CNC Data
  • msof Microsoft Office for Mac Data
  • pcxml Alteryx Designer Composer Data
  • x32 Swift Create X32 Caption Data

Be careful.

It is important to understand that the .chl file extension is not limited to a particular set of applications. Other programs besides the intended ones can also use the .chl extension to create files. This includes potentially harmful programs or malware that may generate .chl files for various purposes. Be especially cautious with .chl files coming from untrusted or unknown sources.

Can't open a .chl 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 an extension, you receive the following message:

Select an app to open this .chl file

To set the .chl 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. Under the Default apps section, you will find various categories such as Email, Web browser, and Music player.
  5. Locate the category that matches the file type you want to associate, such as 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 desired app is not listed, click on More apps to see additional options or click on Look for an app in the Microsoft Store to search for apps in the Store.
  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 .chl file association. Many applications can open .chl files without requiring any specific file association to be set.

The .chl file extension is often given incorrectly

Based on searches conducted on our site in the past year, we have compiled a list of the most common misspellings. These frequent misspellings can cause confusion and hinder search accuracy. Our goal in providing this list is to help users find the right information more easily and enhance their overall search experience on our website.

These misspellings were the most common in the past year:

cbl, cgl, ch, ch1, chi, chk, chm, cho, chp, cjl, cl, clh, cml, ctl, cul

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

There is a possibility that the .chl filename extension is misspelled. To assist users in identifying potential errors, we provide a list of similar file extensions in our database.

Filename extensions similar to .chl:

Operating systems

At, we strive to provide a seamless user experience by ensuring compatibility with a wide range of operating systems. The following is a comprehensive list of the operating systems currently supported by

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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