File Extension SHX

.SHX File

File extension: SHX
File type: DataBase Index
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Notes about the SHX file extension:



Incorrect file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your PC system. As such it is highly recommended to scan your PC for invalid registry entries, unused processes and other unfavourable system settings to identify slowdown issues.

The SHX file type is primarily associated with 'ArcView' by ESRI.

Detailed information for file extension SHX:


Primary association: ArcView
Company: ESRI
Identifying characters 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
File Identifier - TrID
'Identifying characters' used on FILExt.com are
provided by Marco Pontello from his TrID database




Important: Invalid file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your Windows PC. It is highly recommended that you scan your PC for invalid registry entries, unused processes and other slowdown issues.

Technical data

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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

ProgramID: Software.Document
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Motorola\PST\UT_NVM.exe


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