CHP File Type

- The quick facts

What are CHP files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a CHP 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 CHP file?

CHP files have multiple uses, and CHP! - CH compressor for Picture! compressed bitmap is one of them.

CHP! - CH compressor for Picture! compressed bitmap

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 CHP files

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

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 5 different CHP openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: December 20, 2021

All known file formats using extension .CHP

While CHP! - CH compressor for Picture! compressed bitmap is a popular type of CHP-file, we know of 4 different uses of the .CHP extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.

NBI Legend Chapter

These CHP files contain the documents processed in NBI, a desktop publishing program. You can lay out frames, embed graphics, or use it as a word processor.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 5 different CHP openers which you will find listed below.

Ventura Publisher Chapter

These CHP files contain the documents created in Ventura Publisher, one of the first Desktop Publishing applications for PCs. This program made it easier to handle books and publications of hundreds of pages by grouping them into Chapter files.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 5 different CHP openers which you will find listed below.

More file formats using the CHP extension

Through our research of CHP files, we know that the following formats exist. However, we have not yet analyzed them in detail, and we would love to hear from you if you have information about either of them.

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Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of CHP files. Remember, different programs may use CHP 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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