CHORD file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.crd - Guitar Chord File

The CRD document files are related to Notepad. The CRD file is a Guitar Chord file. It is a formatted text file containing guitar chords and lyrics.

Document files
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Guitar Chord File related extensions:
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Naturally, other applications may also use the .chord file extension. Even harmful programs can create .chord files. Be especially cautious with .chord files coming from an unknown source!

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

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


Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Visual Studio Cord Data

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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