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Details of extension .chq

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .chq file?
  • Which program can create the .chq file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .chq format?
  • What can convert .chq files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .chq extension?
Help Combined Full-text Search .chq file icon

Help Combined Full-text Search

CHQ file is a Help Combined Full-text Search File.
Category: Data files
Application: WinHelp
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
Windows Help File

Other types of files may also use the .chq file extension. If you have helpful information about .chq extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

StarOS Class Based Queuing Script
Scitex Continuous Tone
CQUAL Configuration
Family Historian Query
Apple ProRes 422 HQ Video

The .chq filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

hq (1), cq (1), cmq (1), cbq (1), fhq (1), cnq (1), ch (1)

Can't open a .chq file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.chq

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