HCH file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.hch - General CADD Hatch

The HCH data files are related to General CADD. The HCH file is a General CADD Hatch. General CADD is a Windows OS based computer program that allows you to easily and accurately draw anything you might normally draw with a pencil and paper using your Windows computer instead.

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

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

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

bch, ch, chh, gch, hc, hcb, hcg, hcj, hcm, hcn, hct, hcu, hdh, hh, hhc

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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Operating systems

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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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