Information about the .chr (chr) file type

This is one of two possibilities that we have on file for the .chr file extension, follow this link to view both possibilities.

Below is all the information we have available on file about the .chr (chr) file type.

.chr
Charset file. This is a plain ASCII text file containing a list of characters.

Charset files are typically used by applications that use a brute force attach method to break a password, the charset file is used to define which letters can be used as part of the password.

Where this is available we would like to include file format information on .chr files, as well as information on how to view or open files of type .chr. If you know of any information which we have missed then please let us know.