File Extension Library


.CHU File Extension

  • Developer by: BioWare
  • Category: Game Files

What is an .CHU file?

.CHU file extension is created by BioWare. .CHU has been classified as Game Files.

.CHU is Infinity Engine game data

The chu file extension is associated with the Infinity Engine, a video gaming engine for RPG games, like Baldur's Gate, Planescape Torment, Icewind Dale developed by BioWare.

The chu file stores layout of the GUI screens.


How to open:

You cannot open this file type manually, it is accessed by the game automatically.

How to convert:

These games files cannot be converted to anything else. However, sometimes modding.

How to Open .CHU file on different platforms

Open .CHU File on Windows

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

Open .CHU File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .CHU 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 .CHU File on Linux

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

Open .CHU File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .CHU 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 .CHU 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 .CHU files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .CHU files

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