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Details of the .chk file extension

The table below provides useful information about the .chk file extension. It answers questions such as:

  • What is the .chk file?
  • What program do I need to open a .chk file?
  • How can the .chk file be opened, edited or printed?
  • Where can I find the specifications for .chk?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .chk extension?
  • How can I convert .chk files to another format?
  • What are other, similar filename extensions to .chk?

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4 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) found in database

.chk file extension details

Saved File Fragment

.chk
Saved File Fragment .chk file icon
Description:
CHK file is a Saved File Fragment. It is made up of unreadable, damaged data found on the hard drive.
Category: Data files
Application: Windows Check Disk Utility
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
CHK aliases:
-
CHK related links:
CHK related extensions:
-
.chk file extension details

Epidata Defined Checks

.chk
Epidata Defined Checks .chk file icon
Description:
CHK file is an Epidata Defined Checks. EpiData refers to a group of applications used in combination for creating documented data structures and analysis of quantitative data.
Category: Data files
Application: Epidata
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
CHK aliases:
-
CHK related links:
CHK related extensions:
Epidata Data File

Epidata Dataform Definition

.chk file extension details

DB/TextWorks Check Textbase Problem Report

.chk
DB/TextWorks Check Textbase Problem Report .chk file icon
Description:
CHK file is a DB/TextWorks Check Textbase Problem Report. DB/TextWorks is a popular Windows database management and text retrieval system.
Category: Data files
Application: DB/TextWorks
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
CHK aliases:
-
CHK related links:
-
CHK related extensions:
DB/TextWorks Database Term and Word Index

DB/TextWorks Access Control File

DB/TextWorks Access Control Special File

DB/TextWorks Database

DB/TextWorks Textbase Structure Data

DB/TextWorks Database Directory

DB/TextWorks Database Indexed List

DB/TextWorks List of BTX Records

DB/TextWorks Database Deferred Update Directory

DB/TextWorks Primary Textbase Definition

.chk file extension details

Gaussian Checkpoint File

.chk
Gaussian Checkpoint File .chk file icon
Description:
CHK file is a Gaussian Checkpoint File. Gaussian provides state-of-the-art capabilities for electronic structure modeling.
Category: Data files
Application: Gaussian
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
CHK aliases:
-
CHK related links:
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CHK related extensions:
Gaussian Read-Write File

Gaussian Two-Electron Integral File

Gaussian Two-Electron Integral Derivative File

Gaussian Scratch File

Gaussian Input Data

Other types of files may also use the .chk file extension.

.chk file extension error

The .chk file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

hk, ch, chm, chu, cbk, shk, ck, hck, chl, cmk, cgk, cnk

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

ASCA GIS Housekeeping Data
Compiled HTML Help
Infinity Engine 1.0 User Interface Description
DYMO CardScan Backup Data
ShrinkIt Archive
ChucK Source Code
WinFast PVR Channel List
MGS Hinge CK File
Scitex Continuous Tone
CardShop Plus Document
open .chk file

Can't open a .chk file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows cannot open this file:

example.chk

To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it...

If you don't know how to set the .chk file association, check the FAQ.

.chk file extension

Can I change the extension of files?

Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. When you change a file's extension, you change the way programs on your computer read the file. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.

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