How to open .shx file format?

The probably reason why you are at this website is a problem with opening .shx file. The full name of the file is AutoCAD Compiled Shape File. If the double-click on the file’s icon shows you a message that additional programs are needed to open the file, you’ll find the list of helpful programs in the bottom of the page.The developer of this format is Autodesk.

.shx file extension (AutoCAD Compiled Shape File)

Category Developer/Producer File description Popularity
CAD Files Autodesk AutoCAD Compiled Shape File
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Programs using this file extension: .shx
ADS OS Software
Windows
Windows
  • Autodesk AutoCAD 2014

.shx file extension (Shapefile Index File)

Category Developer/Producer File description Popularity
Data Files ESRI Shapefile Index File
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Programs using this file extension: .shx
OS Software
Windows
Windows
  • ESRI ArcGIS Desktop

.shx file extension (Motorola Flash Superfile)

Category Developer/Producer File description Popularity
Misc Files Motorola Motorola Flash Superfile
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Programs using this file extension: .shx
OS Software
Windows
Windows
  • Motorola PST Phone Programmer
  • Motorola RSD Lite


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