How to open .chm file format?

The probably reason why you are at this website is a problem with opening .chm file. The full name of the file is Compiled HTML Help File. If the double-click on the file’s icon shows you a message that additional programs are needed to open the file, you’ll find the list of helpful programs in the bottom of the page.The developer of this format is Microsoft.

.chm file extension (Compiled HTML Help File)

Category Developer/Producer File description Popularity
Web Files Microsoft Compiled HTML Help File
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Programs using this file extension: .chm
ADS OS Software
Windows
Windows
  • xCHM
  • GridinSoft CHM Decoder
  • GridinSoft CHM Editor
  • Softany WinCHM
  • Dawningsoft PowerCHM
  • Guohua ChmDecompiler
  • Help Explorer Viewer
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer
  • Mozilla Firefox
MAC OS
MAC
  • Chmox
  • xCHM
  • Enolsoft CHM View
  • Apple Safari
  • Mozilla Firefox
Linux
Linux
  • xCHM
  • Mozilla Firefox


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