Details of the .shx file extension
The table below provides useful information about the .shx file extension. It answers questions such as:
- What is the .shx file?
- What program do I need to open a .shx file?
- How can the .shx file be opened, edited or printed?
- Where can I find the specifications for .shx?
- Which MIME-type is associated with the .shx extension?
- How can I convert .shx files to another format?
- What are other, similar filename extensions to .shx?
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1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) found in database
ArcView Shape Index
SHX file is an ArcView Shape Index. ArcView is full-featured GIS software for visualizing, analyzing, creating, and managing data with a geographic component. The SHX file stores the index of the feature geometry (SHP).
Other types of files may also use the .shx file extension.
The .shx file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
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We found the following similar file extensions in our database:
Can't open a .shx file?
When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:
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To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it...
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