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I'd like to extract content of old .chm file into individual html files.

Is there an app or command line tool for this?

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For $1 (instead of $18 for FileJuicer) you might consider this app:

CHM Decompiler

It worked correctly for me. (I have no relationship with the developer, just a happy customer.)

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Perhaps will do the job for you.

FWIW, my chm to HTML workflow differs though. I use iCHM app ( for OS X to convert chm to PDF to preserve formatting. After editing it (using Adobe Acrobat) as necessary, only then do I convert to HTML.

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From the website:

Tubby is no longer maintained or supported. It is a CHM file expander, opening Combined HTML Help files and outputting their contents in a folder of the same name. You can access the source on the side and use as you see fit.

Requirements. Tubby runs on Mac OS X 10.3.9 or higher.

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