Notes about the SHX file extension:
To open this file type, a required software must be installed. Without it you only see a Windows message "The following file cannot be opened
" (Windows 7) or "How do you want to open this file?
" (Windows 10) if you double-click the file. There click on "More apps"
and choose a suitable software to view such files on your PC or from email attachments.
The SHX file type is primarily associated with 'ArcView' by ESRI.
Detailed information for file extension SHX:
Hex: 00 00 27 0A 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 , ASCII: '
Other applications associated with file type SHX:
- AutoCAD (Shape Entities) by Autodesk, Inc. The identifying characters used for this association are - Hex: 41 75 74 6F 43 41 44 2D 38 36 20 73 68 61 70 65 73 20 31 2E , ASCII: AutoCAD-86 shapes 1.Program ID: AutoCADCompiledShape , AutoCADLTCompiledShape
- GIS Software Geographic Shape Index File Related links: ArcView, JShape, GIS Info
- RAZR (Flash File) by Motorola, Inc.This is a flash file format largely being developed by MotoX and others for upgrades usually contained within .HS (flex files). There are a variety of modding sites for the RAZR phone. Related links: The Moto Guide, MotoModders.net
'Identifying characters' used on FILExt.com are
provided by Marco Pontello from his TrID database
To change file associations press Windows Key
and then Apps and Features
> Default apps
> Choose default apps by file type
Invalid file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your Windows PC.
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System Info for File Extension .SHX
The following listing is compiled from the database produced by the 'Associate This!' program, selected data from the main FILExt database and information FILExt collected directly
from user systems.
ProgramID: AutoCADCompiledShape, FileType: AutoCAD Compiled Shape
ProgramID: AutoCADLTCompiledShape, FileType: AutoCAD LT Compiled Shape