The File Extensions Database

.CHN File Extension

  • Developer by: Qualis Research Associates
  • Category: Data Files

What is an .CHN file?

.CHN is Ethnograph Data

Data file used by older versions of Ethnograph qualitative data analysis software; contains data used for performing analysis in the application.

Programs that open Ethnograph Data
Qualis Research Associates Ethnograph

How to solve problems with CHN files

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