>> CHZ file

CHZ file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.chz - ChArc Compressed Archive

The CHZ archive files are related to ChArc. The CHZ file is a ChArc Compressed Archive. The ChArc seems to be no longer supported.

Archive files
0x53, 0x43, 0x68, 0x46 / SChF
ChArc Compressed Archive related extensions:
Novelty Content Package
Single File Data Storage
Adobe Creative Cloud Extension
KVIrc Theme Pack
DGCA Archive
SecretAgent Auto-encrypted Archive

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

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

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

cbz, cgz, ch, cha, chs, chx, cmz, ctz, cz, fhz, hz, shz

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Cherrytree Password Protected Data
Scitex Continuous Tone
Czech Language Info File
AssaultCube Map
Custody Toolbox Compressed Backup
ArcView Zipped Shapefile

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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