The File Extensions Database

.CHAT File Extension

  • Category: Web Files

What is an .CHAT file?

.CHAT is IRC Chat Configuration File

Configuration file used by IRC clients such as mIRC; includes the necessary settings for opening an IRC channel; can includes the server, port, channel name, and a password.

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

Programs that open IRC Chat Configuration File
Visual IRC

How to solve problems with CHAT files

  • Associate the CHAT file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any CHAT file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.CHAT files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the CHAT 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 .CHAT is IRC Chat Configuration File. Because only the current version supports the latest CHAT file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the N/A manufacturer website after an available .CHAT is IRC Chat Configuration File update.
  • To make sure that your CHAT file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.