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Details of the .shy file extension

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

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

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

.shy file extension details

ShyFile Encrypted File

ShyFile Encrypted File .shy file icon
SHY file is a ShyFile Encrypted File. ShyFile is a security program that can encrypt files using a 6144-bit coding.
SHY format description not yet available
Category: Other files
Application: Dr. Bootz ShyFile
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
SHY aliases:
SHY related links:
SHY related extensions:

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

.shy file extension error

The .shy file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

sh, syh, sgy, sty, shu, shh, shg, sy, chy, sny

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

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Corel Ventura Publisher Style Sheet
Adobe Photoshop Shadow and Highlight Data
Segmented Hypergraphic Document
HTML Document with SSI
open .shy file

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

.shy 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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