What is a .CHS File And How To Open It – Microsoft (Guide)

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Have you downloaded a file with .chs extension, but you have never seen this extension before? It is possible that you know what the file does, but you are unsure on how to open it. Don’t worry! This article explains everything about the .chs file extension, how to open and work with it on various systems.

What is a .CHS file?

The .CHS file extension is Windows Chinese Noise-Word List File. This file extension was developed by Microsoft. This system related files is in text format.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .chs file on 1 platform.

How to open a .CHS file?

In this part of the article we will show you how to open the .CHS file on various operating systems.

How to open a .CHS file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

There are 4 simple steps to open the .chs file on Windows.

1. In the first step you need to download the Microsoft Windows software. You will be using this software in order to open the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .CHS file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Microsoft Windows software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .CHS file?

If you are still unable to open the .CHS file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .CHS file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .cht – Emulator Cheat File, .cht – Microsoft, .chunk001 – Filesplitter.org, .chv – ChGroup, .chw – Microsoft. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .CHS file with the Microsoft Windows program on Windows.