How to open a file with .chm extension?

File Type : Executable file type
Compatible with (Win10, Win8, Win7, Vista and WinXP)

You'll need a new app to open this .chm file

Searching for the right program to open .chm files?

"You'll need a new app to open this file" is probably the most common error faced by millions of Windows users every day. This is either because the program required to open a file is not available on your system or there may be other issues.


What is .chm file extension?

The CHM file extension is used to help files in creating and saving them in a compressed HTML format compiled by Microsoft while CHM is an acronym for Compiled Help Modules. These files may comprise of text, images, and hyperlinks which can be seen in a Web browser and is used by Windows and other programs as an online aid solution. The files are compressed and redistributed in a binary format with the extension. Important: Some CHM files may be opened using a Web browser, while others can only be opened with a CHM editor or CHM viewing program.
You can see a list of software programs here on www.easyfileopener.org that can open this file type so that you don’t need to search for it on the web. You can then open your file with this extension using a software listed below.

Software that can be used to open chmfiles:

  • Dawningsoft PowerCHM
  • GridinSoft CHM Editor
  • Help Explorer Viewer
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • xCHM
  • GridinSoft CHM Decoder
  • Softany WinCHM
  • Guohua ChmDecompiler
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer
  • Chmox
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • xCHM
  • Enolsoft CHM View
  • Apple Safari
  • xCHM
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • ChmSee
  • kchmviewer