Filename Extensions
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Details of extension .shs

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .shs file?
  • Which program can create the .shs file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .shs format?
  • What can convert .shs files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .shs extension?

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

Shell Scrap File .shs file icon

Shell Scrap File

SHS file is a Scrap file. A scrap is a file that is created when you drag part of a document to the desktop. The scrap file is a special OLE object and is not a readable file. You cannot open an .shs file nor can you insert it into another document.
Category: Other files
Application: -
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:

Other types of files may also use the .shs file extension. If you have helpful information about .shs extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

Windows System Configuration
System File
MS-DOS System File
Microsoft SQL Server Data Replication System Table Data
Ribbons Secondary Structure
General Swap File
ArcView Shape Index
SAP Transactionware GM POS Xpress Suspended Data
AdriPSX Save State

The .shs filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

sys (32), sts (16), sns (6), ss (6), sus (5), shx (5), sbs (4), hss (4), zhs (3), chs (3), shw (3), hs (3), shc (3), sgs (3), ssh (2)

Can't open a .shs file?

If you want to open a .shs file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .shs association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.shs

To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2003/2008/2012, Windows 7, Windows 8, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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