Files with fchk file extension are used for Gaussian, structure modeling software. They include saved checkpoint files. 

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Software that works with fchk file extension

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FCHK file - Gaussian checkpoint data

What is fchk file? How to open fchk files?

File type specification:

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The fchk file extension is related to Gaussian, a program that provides state-of-the-art capabilities for electronic structure modeling capabilities.

The fchk file contains saved checkpoint file that is created when a job operation is finished successfully.

MIME types:
chemical/x-gaussian-checkpoint

Updated: December 12, 2017

The default software associated to fchk file type:

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Gaussian  Multiplatform software

Company or developer:
Gaussian, Inc.

Gaussian provides state-of-the-art capabilities for electronic structure modeling (Apple Mac, Microsoft Windows, Linux, etc.). Gaussian 09 is licensed for a wide variety of computer systems.

Help how to open:

Use Gaussian to work with *.fchk files.

How to convert:

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

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

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Software that open fchk file - Gaussian checkpoint data

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

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