A cha file extension is related to the Adobe Pagemaker and used for its kerning data files.

There are 5 other file types using
the CHA file extension!

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empty icon.cha - IRC Chat configuration

CHA file extension - Adobe Pagemaker kerning data

What is cha file? How to open cha files?

File type specification:

Various data file type icon Various data file type

cha file icon: cha filetype icon

The cha file extension is associated with the Adobe Pagemaker desktop publishing software for Microsoft Windows and Apple Mac computers.

The cha file stores various data used for internal purposes of the Pagemaker.

Adobe Pagemaker is obsolete product replaced by Adobe InDesign.

This cha file type entry was marked as obsolete and no longer supported file format.

This type of file is no longer actively used and is most likely obsolete. This is typically the case for system files in old operating systems, file types from long discontinued software, or previous versions of certain file types (like documents, projects etc.) that were replaced in higher versions of their original programs.

The default software associated to open cha file:

Adobe Pagemaker icon

Adobe Systems Incorporated logoAdobe Pagemaker  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Adobe Systems Incorporated

One of the first desktop publishing programs was introduced in 1985 by Aldus Corporation, initially for the then-new Apple Macintosh and in 1987 for PCs running the then-new Windows 1.0.

It was later bought by Adobe and rebranded Adobe PageMaker. The last version of Adobe PageMaker 7 was released in 2001, and in 2004 the product was discontinued and slowly replaced by Adobe InDesign.

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 .cha 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 .cha 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 cha file, edit cha file, convert cha file, view cha file, play cha file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with cha file - Adobe Pagemaker kerning data

Click on the software link(s) for more information. Suggested software applications use cha file type for internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open cha file actions.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with cha file by default:
Adobe Pagemaker small icon Adobe Pagemaker
Other suggested software:
Adobe Illustrator small icon Adobe Illustrator

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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