The File Extensions Database

.CHR File Extension

  • Developer by: Team Salvato
  • Category: Data Files

What is an .CHR file?

.CHR is Doki Doki Literature Club! Character File

A CHR file contains a character used by Doki Doki Literature Club!, a visual Anime novel for Windows, macOS, and Linux. It stores information about one of the four characters (Monika, Natsuki, Sayori, and Yuri) that appear in the novel.

You will most likely only come across the Doki Doki Literature Club! CHR files if you have installed the visual novel. The CHR files are located in the "characters" folder in the game folder.

Common CHR Filenames

monika.chr - Name of the character file for Monika.

natsuki.chr - Name of the character file for Natsuki.

sayori.chr - Name of the character file for Sayori.

yuri.chr - Name of the character file for Yuri.

Programs that open Doki Doki Literature Club! Character File
Team Salvato Doki Doki Literature Club!
Team Salvato Doki Doki Literature Club!
Team Salvato Doki Doki Literature Club!
File Type 2 CryENGINE Character File
Developer by: Crytek Category: 3D Image Files

3D model file created by the CryENGINE SDK, a suite of applications used to build cross platform games for PC and console systems; includes the mesh, skeleton position, vertex properties, and morph targets; used for creating human and alien characters, as well as modeled game objects.

Programs that open CryENGINE Character File
File Type 3 Borland Character Set File
Category: Font Files

Provides style options for different fonts; may include different sizes and styles for a specific typeface; should be stored in the system "Fonts" folder.

File Type 4 3ds Max Characters File
Developer by: Autodesk Category: 3D Image Files Format: Binary

Three-dimensional character model created by 3ds Max, an application used for 3D modeling, rendering, and animation; contains the model of a still or animated character, including the geometry, textures, lighting effects, and other 3D model properties; used for developing characters that are published in games, movies, and television.

3ds Max can save CHR files as .MAX files. It can also export CHR files to several formats, including .DAE, .FXB, .DXF, .IGS, .STL, and many others.

Programs that open 3ds Max Characters File
Autodesk 3ds Max 2018

How to solve problems with CHR files

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