Open chm file

chm file icon Did your computer fail to open chm file? We explain what chm files are and recommend software that we know can open your chm files.

What is chm file?

Files with chm extension are mainly related to Microsoft compiled HTML help file format. CHM is acronym for Compiled Help Modules.

chm file description

File extension chm is used for Microsoft compiled HTML help files. CHM  is acronym for Compiled Help Modules. This format is used in Microsoft HTML Help, the standard help system for the Windows platform.

The chm file represents a collection of HTML documents and other data such as images and JavaScript compressed into a single file.

These chm files contain a number of powerful features present in the specifications available here including: Table of Contents, Index of keywords and Full-text search functionality.

Software that will open chm file

Microsoft Windows Help

A software for making help files for Windows programs

Microsoft HTML Help Workshop

A program used to make help documents

Microsoft Windows

A series of operating systems produced by Microsoft

Other chm file extensions

chm - Chameleon source font

A chm file extension is related to the Chameleon, a font technology developed by Ares software.

chm - ChemDraw chemical structure

A chm file extension is related to the ChemDraw, a chemical drawing software. A chm file stores chemical structure.

chm - SWAT soil chemical input data

Files with chm file extension are also used in the Soil & Water Assessment Tool. One of the chemical input formats.

chm - Two Worlds 2 animation file

The chm file extension is related to the Two Worlds 2 RPG computer game. The *.chm file stores animation data.

What file extension actually is?

Simply put, file extensions are the characters after the dot in the file name, so for example filename.mp3 has file extension „mp3“. This helps Windows to identify which program should be used to open the file.

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