File Extension Library


.CH8 File Extension

  • Developer by: ZX-Modules
  • Category: Various data Files

What is an .CH8 file?

.CH8 file extension is created by ZX-Modules. .CH8 has been classified as Various data Files.

.CH8 is ZX-Paintbrush character

The ch8 file extension is associated with the ZX-Paintbrush, a software for Microsoft Windows operating system that allows users to create ZX Spectrum-like picture images.

The ch8 file stores character data used by ZX-Paintbrush.


How to open:

Use ZX-Paintbrush to open *.ch8 files.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .ch8 file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

How to Open .CH8 file on different platforms

Open .CH8 File on Windows

  • Right-click a .CH8
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .CH8 file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .CH8 files" Press "Ok"

Open .CH8 File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .CH8 file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .CH8 File on Linux

Right click on the .CH8 file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .CH8 File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .CH8 file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .CH8 File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .CH8 files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .CH8 files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .CH8 files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .CH8 file format
  2. You need to check the .CH8 file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)