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Details of extension .chk

8 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) in our database

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .chk file?
  • Which program can create the .chk file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .chk format?
  • What can convert .chk files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .chk extension?
.chk
Saved File Fragment .chk file icon

Saved File Fragment

CHK file is a Saved File Fragment. It is made up of unreadable, damaged data found on the hard drive.
Category: Data files
Program name: chkdsk.exe
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
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.chk
Epidata Defined Checks .chk file icon

Epidata Defined Checks

CHK file is an Epidata Defined Checks. EpiData refers to a group of applications used in combination for creating documented data structures and analysis of quantitative data.
Category: Data files
Application: Epidata
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
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Epidata Data File
Epidata Dataform Definition
.chk
DB/TextWorks Check Textbase Problem Report .chk file icon

DB/TextWorks Check Textbase Problem Report

CHK file is a DB/TextWorks Check Textbase Problem Report. DB/TextWorks is a popular Windows database management and text retrieval system.
Category: Data files
Application: DB/TextWorks
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
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DB/TextWorks Database Term and Word Index
DB/TextWorks Access Control File
DB/TextWorks Access Control Special File
DB/TextWorks Database
DB/TextWorks Textbase Structure Data
DB/TextWorks Database Directory
DB/TextWorks Database Indexed List
DB/TextWorks List of BTX Records
DB/TextWorks Database Deferred Update Directory
.chk
Gaussian Checkpoint File .chk file icon

Gaussian Checkpoint File

CHK file is a Gaussian Checkpoint File. Gaussian provides state-of-the-art capabilities for electronic structure modeling.
Category: Data files
Application: Gaussian
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Mime-type: application/octet-stream
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Gaussian Read-Write File
Gaussian Two-Electron Integral File
Gaussian Two-Electron Integral Derivative File
Gaussian Scratch File
Gaussian Input Data
Gaussian 94 Data
.chk
Sophos Anti-Virus Intercheck Data .chk file icon

Sophos Anti-Virus Intercheck Data

CHK file is a Sophos Anti-Virus Intercheck Data. Sophos Anti-Virus is a security program designed to protect computers against virus and malware.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: Sophos Anti-Virus
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
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Sophos Anti-Virus Virus Identity Data
.chk
NVU CHK Data .chk file icon

NVU CHK Data

CHK file is an NVU CHK Data. NVU is a complete Web Authoring System for Linux Desktop, Microsoft Windows and Macintosh users.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: NVU
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
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NVU AFF Data
.chk
Polyspace Check Results Data .chk file icon

Polyspace Check Results Data

CHK file is a Polyspace Check Results Data. Polyspace is a static code analysis tool for large-scale analysis by abstract interpretation to detect, or prove the absence of, certain run-time errors in source code for the C, C++, and Ada programming languages.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: Polyspace
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
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Polyspace Project
Polyspace Results Data
Polyspace Code Prover Results Data
Polyspace Preprocessed Code Data
.chk
StarCraft Chunk Data .chk file icon

StarCraft Chunk Data

CHK file is a StarCraft Chunk Data. StarCraft is a 1998 military science fiction real-time strategy game published by Blizzard Entertainment.
Detailed description not available
Category: Game Data files
Application: StarCraft
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
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Related extensions:
StarCraft Campaign Data
StarCraft Saved Game Data
StarCraft Portrait Data
StarCraft Information Table
StarCraft Graphics Group Data
StarCraft Game Replay

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Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

DYMO CardScan Backup Data
BlueSoleil Driver Data
Scitex Continuous Tone
IBM SPSS Interview Cache
WinFast PVR Channel List
Compiled HTML Help
Chord Pro Chord
Infinity Engine 1.0 User Interface Description
Latex CJK Package Data

The .chk filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

chu (1), chm (1), chj (1), cgk (1), hk (1), ctk (1), cmk (1), cjk (1), cho (1), chl (1), ch (1), cbk (1), shk (1), hck (1), cnk (1)

Can't open a .chk file?

If you want to open a .chk file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .chk association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.chk

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 from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2003/2008/2012/2016, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android