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CHM file format description

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

4 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.chm - Compiled HTML Help

The CHM document files are related to HTML Help Workshop. CHM file is a Compiled HTML Help. HTML Help is the standard help system for the Windows platform. The HTML Help compiler (part of the HTML Help Workshop) makes it possible to compress HTML, graphic, and other files into a relatively small compiled help (.chm) file.

Application:
HTML Help Workshop
Category:
Document files
Mime-type:
application/x-chm
Magic:
- / -
Aliases:
-
Compiled HTML Help related extensions:
.col
HTML Help Collection
.mpf
Microsoft Media Package File
.obt
Microsoft Office Binder Template
.obo
OBO-Edit Document
.fdw
FEBDOK Document
.vrd
Microsoft Visio Report Definition

.chm - ChemDraw Chemical Structure

The CHM data files are related to ChemOffice. CHM file is a ChemDraw Chemical Structure. ChemDraw is a major molecule editor developed by the cheminformatics company CambridgeSoft. ChemDraw is part of the ChemOffice suite of programs and is available for Macintosh and Microsoft Windows.

Application:
ChemOffice
Category:
Data files
Mime-type:
application/octet-stream
Magic:
- / -
Aliases:
-
ChemDraw Chemical Structure related extensions:
.cds
ChemDraw Stationery Document
.cdx
ChemDraw Exchange Document
.cdxml
ChemDraw XML Document

.chm - SWAT Soil Chemical Input Data

The CHM data files are related to SWAT. CHM file is a SWAT Soil Chemical Input Data. SWAT (Soil Water Assessment Tool) is an hydrology model with the following components: Weather, surface runoff, return flow, percolation, evapotranspiration, transmission losses, pond and reservoir storage, crop growth and irrigation, groundwater flow, reach routing, nutrient and pesticide loading, water transfer.

Application:
SWAT
Category:
Data files
Mime-type:
application/octet-stream
Magic:
- / -
Aliases:
-
SWAT Soil Chemical Input Data related extensions:
.bsb
SWAT Sub-basin Output Data
.bsn
SWAT Basin Input Data
.cal
SWAT Auto-calibration Data
.cio
SWAT Master Watershed Data
.cod
SWAT Input Control Data
.cst
SWAT Weather Forecast Input Data

.chm - Two Worlds 2 Animation Data

The CHM game data files are related to Two Worlds 2. CHM file is a Two Worlds 2 Animation Data. Two Worlds 2 is an action role-playing game developed by Polish video game developer Reality Pump.

Application:
Two Worlds 2
Category:
Game Data files
Mime-type:
application/octet-stream
Magic:
- / -
Aliases:
-
Two Worlds 2 Animation Data related extensions:
.trk
RollerCoaster Tycoon Track Model
.dmo
The Land of UM Demo Data
.rbf
Warhammer 40000: Dawn of War 2 Binary Data
.bld
SimCity 3000 Building Architect Building Data
.rcs
Colin McRae Rally Saved Game
.hil
Deluxe Ski Jump 3 Hill Data

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

Can't open a .chm 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:

example.chm

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 .chm file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

cbm, cgm, ch, chh, chj, chk, chl, chn, cm, cmh, cmm, cnm, ctm, cym, dhm

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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.vhm
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.cbm
Color FBM Image
.chl
WinFast PVR Channel List
.ch
Scitex Continuous Tone

Operating systems

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Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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