SCH File - opening and understanding

Did your computer fail to open a SCH file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .SCH files.

What is a SCH file?

The .sch file extension is used for a proprietary data file format that was created by Microsoft. Also known as Microsoft Schedule+ project files, these SCH files can be created using the Microsoft Schedule+ software, which is an outdated and unsupported program that has been replaced by Microsoft Outlook.These SCH files contain project data that has been created using the Microsoft Schedule+ software. These .sch files are normally found in older Windows PCs.The Microsoft Schedule+ software can be used to open these .sch files. It's recommended to only use this program for viewing and editing the project data that is stored in these SCH files.

How to open SCH files

You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with file extension SCH for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different SCH openers which you will find listed below.

Suggest another file format using extension SCH

While we know of one file format using the .SCH file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .SCH file.

Various viewers for this file format

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

ExpressSCHExpressSCHUser submitted
Stuffit ExpanderStuffit ExpanderUser submitted
Schedule BoardSchedule BoardUser submitted
PADSPADSUser submitted
Microsoft ScheduleMicrosoft ScheduleUser submitted
OrCAD CaptureOrCAD CaptureUser submitted
Any Video Converter ProfessionalAny Video Converter ProfessionalUser submitted
Altium DesignerAltium DesignerUser submitted
EAGLEEAGLEUser submitted
OrcadR CaptureOrcadR CaptureUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with SCH-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 SCH-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!