Chip (magazine)

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Editor Josef Reitberger
Categories Computer magazines
Frequency Monthly
Circulation 420,000 / month
Publisher CHIP Communications
First issue September 1978; 40 years ago (1978-09)
Company CHIP Holding
Country Germany
Based in Munich
Language German
ISSN 0170-6632

Chip is a computer and communications magazine published by CHIP Holding (formerly Vogel Burda Holding GmbH) in several countries of Europe and Asia. The German edition of CHIP was launched in September 1978 and is one of Germany's oldest and largest computer magazines with 418,019 copies sold in average each month of the 4th quarter 2008.

Competitors in its German home market include Computer Bild, PC-Welt and c't.

CHIP Online[edit]

CHIP Online is the independent web portal of the CHIP brand. It is one of the most-visited media portals in the German language area, providing hardware and software tests and price comparisons, as well as a large downloading and a community portal. As of December 2014, it is a top 20 site in Germany according to Alexa traffic rankings.[1] CHIP Online is operated by CHIP Digital GmbH.


Currently there are these German different magazines available:

  • CHIP (Premium (3 DVDs)[2] or 1 DVD[3]
  • CHIP Foto Video Digital mit DVD[4]
  • CHIP Test & Kauf[5]
  • CHIP Linux[6]


Monthly magazine sales[edit]



  1. ^ "". Alexa. Retrieved 2014-12-30.
  2. ^ "CHIP Premium". Retrieved 2014-12-30.
  3. ^ "CHIP mit DVD". Retrieved 2014-12-30.
  4. ^ "CHIP Foto Video Digital mit DVD". Retrieved 2014-12-30.
  5. ^ "CHIP Test & Kauf". Retrieved 2014-12-30.
  6. ^ "CHIP Linux". Retrieved 2014-12-30.

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