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Details of the .sh file extension

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

  • What is the .sh file?
  • What program do I need to open a .sh file?
  • How can the .sh file be opened, edited or printed?
  • Where can I find the specifications for .sh?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .sh extension?
  • How can I convert .sh files to another format?
  • What are other, similar filename extensions to .sh?

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

.sh file extension details

Unix Shell Script

Unix Shell Script .sh file icon
SH file is an Unix Shell Script. A shell script is a script written for the shell, or command line interpreter of an operating system. It is often considered a simple programming language.
Category: Development files
Application: Bash
Mime-type: text/plain
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
SH aliases:
SH related links:
SH related extensions:
MS-DOS Batch File

Command File

Perl Script

Perl Module

Unix Shell Archive

AWK Script

AppleScript Script

KSH Shell Script

AppleScript Dictionary Document

AppleScript Script Bundle

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

.sh file extension error

The .sh file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

st, ch, hs, su, sy, sb, zh, sg, sn, eh, sm, wh, sj

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

Scitex Continuous Tone
Atari ST Standard Floppy Disk Image
Neopaint Stamp
Haskell Source
SUwin Project
Simplexety Data File
Netscape Navigator Java Classes File
Signed Byte Audio Data
Scratch v1 Project
Micrografx ABC SnapGraphics Document
open .sh file

Can't open a .sh 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 .sh file association, check the FAQ.

.sh file extension

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.

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