CHU file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.chu - Infinity Engine 1.0 User Interface Description

The CHU game data files are related to Baldurs Gate. The CHU file is an Infinity Engine 1.0 User Interface Description. Infinity Engine is a game engine which allows the creation of isometric role-playing video games.

Baldurs Gate
Game Data files
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Infinity Engine 1.0 User Interface Description related extensions:
Stronghold 2 Map
Crossword Puzzle
The Sims Texture Data
Yu-Gi-Oh! Power of Chaos Game Data
Lode Runner Puzzle Set
Age of Empires III: The WarChiefs Scenario Data

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

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

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

cbu, ch, chh, chi, chj, chk, chy, cmu, cnu, cu, cuh, dhu, hcu, hu, shu

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

CUDA Source Code
my Knowledge Explorer Change Unit
Comodo Backup Archive
CUDA Header
iiV Lookup Script
Scitex Continuous Tone

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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