A daily updated filename extension database!

MSHI file extension

The table below provides useful information about the .mshi file extension. It answers questions such as:

  • What is the .mshi file?
  • What program do I need to open a .mshi file?
  • How can the .mshi file be opened, edited or printed?
  • How can I convert .mshi files to another format?

Table of Contents

We hope you find this page helpful and a valuable resource!

1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) found in database

✅ Microsoft Help Index.File

MSHI file is a Microsoft Help Index File. The Microsoft Help is a Microsoft proprietary help file format.
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
MSHI aliases:
MSHI related links:
MSHI related extensions:
Microsoft Help Container.

Microsoft Help Asset.File

Other types of files may also use the .mshi file extension.

🚫 The .mshi file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

msh, msi, shi

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

Microsoft Windows Installer Package
Star Wars Battlefront 3D Model
DAT Mesh
Microsoft Shell Script
MaxL Shell Script
ANSYS Workbench Mesh Data
Simple Help Editor Settings

🔴 Can't open a .mshi 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:

Windows cannot open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it...

If you don't know how to set the .mshi file association, check the FAQ.

🔴 Can I change the extension of files?

Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. When you change a file's extension, you change the way programs on your computer read the file. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.

If you have helpful information about the .mshi file extension, write to us!

🔴 Rate our MSHI page

Please help us by rating our MSHI page on a 5-star rating system below. (1 star is poor, 5 star is excellent)

3 of 5 stars (17 votes)
Thanks for voting!
Invalid vote.
Browser: Abbreviation Application Archive Audio Configuration Data Development Disk Image Document Ebook Font Game Data GIS Graphic Malware Multimedia Other Project Scam Unknown Video
This page is available in the following languages: Český Deutsch English Español Suomi Français Magyar Italiano 日本語 Nederlands Norsk Português Român Русский Svensk 中文