CHI File Type

- The quick facts

What are CHI files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a CHI file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.

What is a CHI file?

A .CHI file is a Chip Tracker module file. Through our analysis of CHI files, we know that one use of the format is Chip Tracker module. We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.

How to open CHI files

Important: Different programs may use files with the CHI file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your CHI file is, you may need to try a few different programs.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 4 different CHI openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: March 8, 2021

Other file formats using extension .CHI

While Chip Tracker module is a popular type of CHI-file, we know of 3 different uses of the .CHI extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.

ChiWriter document

These CHI files contain the GUI and the bitmap fonts with a fixed width used in ChiWriter, a text-editor used on MS-DOS, a Microsoft operating system. CHI files are mostly used for the speed and interactivity of editing rather than on the visual appearance. ChiWriter is used to add lines of text, half of the base line-height, above or below the current text.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 4 different CHI openers which you will find listed below.

Windows HELP Index

Through our analysis of CHI files, we know that one use of the format is Windows HELP Index. We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 4 different CHI openers which you will find listed below.

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of CHI files. Remember, different programs may use CHI files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

SeaClear IISeaClear IIUser submitted
ACD/CNMRACD/CNMRUser submitted
ACD/CNMR DBACD/CNMR DBUser submitted
Super Manifestation UltimateSuper Manifestation UltimateUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with CHI-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any web services that we know for certain will work with CHI-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!