CHL file format description

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

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.

WinFast PVR
Configuration files
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WinFast PVR Channel List related extensions:
Nvidia nTune Profile Settings
WinAmp MilkDrop Plugin Preset
Native Instruments Battery Preset
MADRIX 3 Compressed Setup
GFI Backup 2009 Tasks
Mandelbrot Explorer Fractal Region Settings

.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.

Data files
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acd, dad
Chromeleon Channel Raw Data related extensions:
Chromeleon ADC Data
Chromeleon Device Driver Configuration
Chromeleon Device Driver
Chromeleon Backup Archive
Chromeleon Generic Driver Configuration
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.

ConTEXT Editor
Data files
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ConTEXT Highlighter Data related extensions:
Hopsan Optimization Data
Corel Snapfire Show Data
CHARTrunner Pareto Style
ActiveDocs Opus Document
CADfix Command Level Log
Resilio Sync Placeholder

.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.

Real Player
Data files
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RealPlayer Live Channel Data related extensions:
ExpensAble Data
X-Setup Pro Wizard Data
MODTRAN Standard Output File
Symantec pcAnywhere Recorded Session
ISIS Event Data File
RSA SecurID Software Token Import Data

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

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 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 .chl file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, 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?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Affymetrix Probe Array Results File
CryptoMailer Encrypted File
Inno Setup String Tables File
Chemical Markup Language File
Scitex Continuous Tone
DigitalHIWAY Concatenated JPEG Library

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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