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.CHM File Extension

File TypeCompiled HTML Help File

DeveloperMicrosoft
Popularity
3.8 (30 Votes)
CategoryWeb Files
FormatBinary

Binary

This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.

What is a CHM file?

Help documentation compiled and saved in a compressed HTML format; may include text, images, and hyperlinks; viewable in a Web browser; used by Windows and other programs as an online help solution.

More Information

NOTE: Some CHM files may be opened using a Web browser, while others can only be opened with a CHM editor or CHM viewing program.

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Updated 10/19/2015

About CHM Files

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