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CHR file format description

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

3 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.chr - Borland Language Stroke Font

CHR file is a Borland Language Stroke Font. It is a font file format created by Borland.

Font files
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Borland Language Stroke Font related extensions:
General CADD Pro Font
ChiWriter Low-res Screen Font
Python Image Library Font
Mac OS 9 Font Suitcase File
ChiWriter 24P Matrix Printer Font
Metafont Generic Font

.chr - Autodesk 3D Studio Max Character File

The CHR data files are related to Autodesk 3D Studio MAX. CHR file is a Autodesk 3D Studio Max Character File. 3D Studio MAX is a 3D graphics modeling and rendering program.

Autodesk 3D Studio MAX
Data files
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Autodesk 3D Studio Max Character File related extensions:
Autodesk AutoCAD DWGLOG Log
Autodesk AutoFlix Animation Data
Autodesk Land Desktop Label Style
Autodesk Cleaner XL Job
Lightscape Binary Data
Lightscape ASCII Data

.chr - Atari 8-bit Blazing Paddles Font

The CHR font files are related to Recoil. CHR file is an Atari 8-bit Blazing Paddles Font. The Atari 8-bit family is a series of 8-bit home computers introduced by Atari, Inc.

Font files
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Atari 8-bit Blazing Paddles Font related extensions:
Commodore 64 8x8 Font Data
Commodore 64 SEUCK Sprite Image
Atari 8-bit Anime 4ever Image
Commodore Amiga Continuous Bitmap Image
Commodore 64 AFLI-editor Image
Atari Graphics Studio Image

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

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

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

cht, chd, cgr, hcr, cbr, dhr, cur, crh, cnr, chf, hr, fhr, cyr, ctr, cr

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

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Quest3D Channel Group File
Catia V5 Drawing
MAME Compressed Hard Disk Image
Chordastic Chord

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

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

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