What are CHI files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening a CHI file or are you simply curious about its contents? We're here to explain the properties of these files and provide you with software that can open or handle your CHI files.
What is a CHI file?
CHI files have multiple uses, and Chip Tracker Module is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.
Chip Tracker Module
We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.
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 four different CHI openers which you will find listed below.
Last updated: March 8, 2021
All known 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 file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.
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.
Windows HELP Index
We know that one CHI format is Windows HELP Index. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.
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.
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