Having problems opening a CHR file?

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Opening CHR files

Did your computer fail to open a CHR file? We explain what CHR files are and recommend software that we know can open or convert your CHR files.

What is a CHR file?

The .chr file extension is most commonly used by the 3D Studio Max software application. The CHR files contain three-dimensional character models created with the 3D Studio Max program.

The .chr file extension is also used for Borland language stroke font files, Bioware Infinity game engine exported character info files and character set files.

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About File Extension CHR

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If you have additional information about the CHR file format or software that uses files with the CHR suffix, please do get in touch - we would love hearing from you.