The .ch5 file extension is related to the VisIt parallel visualization and graphical analysis software.

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Software that works with ch5 file extension

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CH5 file - VisIt file

What is ch5 file? How to open ch5 files?

File type specification:

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The CH5 file extension is associated with the VisIt an interactive parallel visualization and graphical analysis tool for viewing scientific data on Windows and Unix. The .ch5 file stores various data used for internal purposes of the VisIt.

The default software associated to ch5 file type:

VisIt  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Department of Energy (DOE) Advanced Simulation and Computing Initiative (ASCI)

VisIt is a free interactive parallel visualization and graphical analysis tool for viewing scientific data on Unix and PC platforms. Users can quickly generate visualizations from their data, animate them through time, manipulate them, and save the resulting images for presentations.

Help how to open:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .ch5 file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .ch5 file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open ch5 file, edit ch5 file, convert ch5 file, view ch5 file, play ch5 file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

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Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with ch5 file - VisIt file

Click on the software link for more information about VisIt. VisIt uses ch5 file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).

Microsoft Windows:

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