A chm file extension is related to the ChemDraw, a chemical drawing software. A chm file stores chemical structure.

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

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CHM file extension - ChemDraw chemical structure

What is chm file? How to open chm files?

File type specification:

Various data file type icon Various data file type

The chm file extension is associated with the ChemDraw, a chemical drawing solution for Microsoft Windows operating system.

The chm file stores chemical structure created in ChemDraw.

MIME types:
chemical/x-chemdraw

The default software associated to open chm file:

ChemDraw icon

CambridgeSoft Corporation logoChemDraw  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
CambridgeSoft Corporation

ChemDraw includes Struct=Name, ChemDraw/Excel and ChemNMR. Create stereochemically correct structures from chemical names, and get accurate IUPAC names for structures. Estimate NMR spectra from a ChemDraw structure with direct atom to spectral correlation.

Help how to open:

Use ChemDraw to open *.chm files.

How to convert:

Probably can be exported to other formats.

List of 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 File-Extensions.org's database).

Hint:
Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting chm files.

Software that open chm file - ChemDraw chemical structure

Programs supporting the exension chm on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open chm file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with chm file by default:
ChemDraw small icon ChemDraw
Other suggested software:
HyperChem

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