The chm file extension is related to the Chameleon a font technology developed by Ares software.

There are 4 other file types using
the CHM file extension!

chm icon.chm - Microsoft compiled HTML help module [common]

empty icon.chm - ChemDraw chemical structure file

empty icon.chm - Two Worlds 2 animation file

empty icon.chm - SWAT soil chemical input file

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CHM file - Chameleon source font

What is chm file? How to open chm files?

File type specification:

Font and typeface file type icon Font and typeface file type

The chm file extension is associated with the Chameleon a Technology developed by Ares Software for font management. Apple's operating system and printers will include Ares Software's Chameleon technology.

Used in Ares's FontChameleon program, Chameleon automatically generates TrueType and PostScript Type 1 fonts.

The default software associated to chm file type:

Mac OS X icon

Apple, Inc. logoMac OS X  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
Apple, Inc.

OS X or Mac OS X is Unix-based operating system developed by Apple Inc. for Macintosh computers. It contains basic core applications for everyday use, such as Finder basic file manager, Safari for Internet browsing, QuickTime for video, iTunes for managing audio data and iPod, iOS devices management , iMessage instant messaging, Mail, Contacts, Calendar and many more.

The latest version 10.11 of OS X is called El Capitan. It is available to purchase on Mac App Store as well as is distributed with new Mac computers and notebooks. It includes features to improve the security, performance, design and usability.

OS X operating system was replaced by new macOS in 2016!

Help how to open:

Currently there is no specific information available, about how to open this file extension.

For general information try to look at:
Basic info how to open font files

How to convert:

Currently there is no specific information available, about how to convert this file extension.

For general information try to look at:
Basic info how to convert font files

List of recommended software applications associated to the .chm 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 chm file, edit chm file, convert chm file, view chm file, play chm file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

  • Others chm file

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with chm file - Chameleon source font

Click on the software link for more information about Mac OS X. Mac OS X uses chm 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.).

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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