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How to open .SHX file extension?

File Type : AutoCAD Shape Entities (Autodesk, Inc.)
Compatible with (WinXP,Vista,Win7,Win8 and Win10)

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What is .SHX file extension?

.SHX file extension is a known file type. This section of tells you everything you need to know about this extension.
Compiled shape file created by AutoCAD, a 2D and 3D design and engineering application; may contain shape definitions as well as font definitions for displaying custom text; supports many Type 1 PostScript fonts; used for storing smaller building blocks and fonts that are frequently inserted in drawings. SHX files can be compiled from both .SHP shape files and .PFB font files. After compilation, the resulting SHX file can be inserted into a drawing, and the user can specify the location, scale, and rotation of the imported shape.
You can see a list of software programs here on that can open this file type so that you don’t need to search for it on the web. You can then open your file with this extension using a software listed below.

Software that can be used to open .SHX files:

Microsoft Windows:
  • Autodesk AutoCAD 2016