A .chat file extension is related to the mIRC and other IRC chat apps. A .chat file stores configuration data.

There is one other file type using
the CHAT file extension!

chat icon.chat - Apple iChat data

Detailed description

Software that open chat file

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CHAT file extension - Online chat configuration

What is chat file? How to open chat files?

File type specification:

Configuration file type icon Configuration file type

The chat file contains information for opening IRC channels. File includes server, port, channel name and password.

When the URL address ends with chat file extension a web browser can open IRC chat in web browser window.

MIME types:

The default software associated to open chat file:

mIRC icon

mIRC  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
mIRC Co. Ltd.

mIRC is Internet Relay Chat client for Microsoft Windows. mIRC is able to communicate, share, play or work with others on IRC networks around the world, either in multi-user group conferences or in one-to-one private discussions.

Help how to open:

The chat files are used for internal purposes of IRC clients.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .chat 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 .chat 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 chat file, edit chat file, convert chat file, view chat file, play chat file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

Settings file type for software that use chat file - Online chat configuration

Programs supporting the exension chat on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about mIRC for settings chat file action.

Microsoft Windows:

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