What is a .SCH File And How To Open It – Golden Software (Guide)

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Have you downloaded a file with .sch extension, but you have never seen this extension before? Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. That’s why you are here! We have made this guide for you to learn more about the .sch file extension and how to open it.

What is a .SCH file?

The .SCH file extension comes from Strater Scheme File. The creator of this file extension is Golden Software. This file belongs to the binary format and it is a settings related file.

What to know

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

How to open a .SCH file?

Below we will show you a step-by-step guide on how to open the .SCH file on various operating systems.

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

The .sch file can be opened in 4 steps on Windows.

1. The first step is to download the Golden Software Strater software. This software will be used for opening the file. You can also use Golden Software Strater software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .SCH file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “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 Golden Software Strater software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .SCH file?

If you are still unable to open the .SCH file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .SCH file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .sch – Autodesk, .sch – Solutions Etcetera, .sch – gEDA, .sch – KiCad, .sch – ExpressPCB. 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 .SCH file with the Golden Software Strater program on Windows.