.CHX File Extension

File Type:
AutoCAD Standards Check File

Having trouble opening .chx extension? Don't panic! This page explains what chx files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open chx files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is a CHX file?

Chx file extension has AutoCAD Standards Check file type, developed by Autodesk, which is associated with the "settings files" category.

Batch Standards Checker is an essential component of AutoCAD and it uses CHX files for verification purposes. They contain references to .DWS files that hold information about drawing standards that must be met. May also store configuration data for reporting the results. CHX files are needed for drawing audits and creating reports if any violations are found. 

To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.

chx file icon
File Type:
AutoCAD Standards Check File
Settings Files

How to open CHX file?

Double click the chx file to open it. The file will open automatically if file associations have been correctly installed and there is a proper program on your computer; if not, file associations may be corrupted and your OS either cannot find the proper program, or you might not have one for opening the file. First, we recommend downloading our utility to fix file association errors; then, you can download any program for opening the .chx extension from the ones suggested below. If you are certain there is nothing wrong with the file associations, you may proceed to method 2 right away; besides, if you can't make up your mind when choosing the right program, use Universal File Viewer from the last method.

Method 1: Fix file association errors

Follow these steps in order to automatically fix the chx extension associations' problem in no time:

  • Step 1: Click on "Download Solution" to download automatic tool provided by WikiExt.
  • Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
  • Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".

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Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the chx file. Choose the proper program for your OS, and click it to start the download or proceed to the developer's website.

Programs that open CHX files

Method 3: Use universal file viewer

In addition to the list of programs above, we recommend using Universal File Viewer. This tool can open over 250 file extensions and, most likely, it will be able to open the chx file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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