The File Extensions Database

.CHA File Extension

  • Category: Web Files

What is an .CHA file?

.CHA is IRC Chat Configuration File

Settings file used by IRC clients such as mIRC; stores the required information for opening an IRC channel; includes the server, port, channel name, and potentially a password; automatically opens the channel when double-clicked.

NOTE: URLs that end in ".cha" may open a chat program from a Web browser.

Programs that open IRC Chat Configuration File
Visual IRC
File Type 2 Photoshop Channel Mixture
Developer by: Adobe Systems Category: Settings Files

Custom color channel mixture that can be applied to a Photoshop image file; modifies the intensity of the source channels, such as red, green, and blue, and applies them to an output channel.

Channel mixture presets can be loaded and saved by selecting "Image→Adjustments→Channel Mixer" from the Photoshop menu bar.

Programs that open Photoshop Channel Mixture
Adobe Photoshop CC 2019
Adobe Photoshop CC 2019
File Type 3 Character Layout File
Category: Font Files

Contains character layout information for a certain font; describes how the characters are positioned and defines the kerning between each character.

CHA files can be opened and edited with DTL (Dutch Type Library) FontMaster software.

How to solve problems with CHA files

  • Associate the CHA file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any CHA file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.CHA files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the CHA file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .CHA is IRC Chat Configuration File. Because only the current version supports the latest CHA file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the N/A manufacturer website after an available .CHA is IRC Chat Configuration File update.
  • To make sure that your CHA file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.