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SHK file extension

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

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

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

.shk file extension details

ShrinkIt Archive

ShrinkIt Archive .shk file icon
SHK file is a ShrinkIt Archive. ShrinkIt is the standard LZW compression format used on the Apple II.
SHK format description not yet available
Category: Archive files
Application: ShrinkIt
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
SHK aliases:
SHK related links:
SHK related extensions:
Shrinkit NuFX Archive with BLU Header

Shrinkit BLU Archive

ShrinkIt Shrunk Disk Image

Shrinkit NuFX Archive with Binary II Header

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

.shk file extension error

The .shk file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

chk, syk, snk, sk, sho, shl, sbk, hk, stk, smk, shu, shm, sh, hsk

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

Saved File Fragment
Safari History Index
Inno Setup String Tables File
SWiSH Max Backup Data
Epidata Defined Checks
Slovak Language Info File
Siebel Server Shared Memory File
EMU SoundFont v1.x Banks
DB/TextWorks Check Textbase Problem Report
Smacker Video
open .shk file

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

.shk 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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.shk file extension

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