Files with SHF extension can also be found as one of the files used by Pretty Good Privacy platform. 

There is one other file type using
the SHF file extension!

shf file icon.shf - Acorn RISC OS StrongHelp file

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Software that works with shf file extension

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SHF file extension - Pretty Good Privacy (PGP) share

What is shf file? How to open shf files?

File type specification:

Various data file type icon Various data file type

The SHF file extension is mainly related to Pretty Good Privacy platform now owned by Symantec and incorporated in its programs. These files are used for sharing purposes. It is not clear whenever these files are used by the latest programs based on PGP.

The default software associated to shf file type:

Symantec Corporation logo Pretty Good Privacy  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Symantec Corporation

Pretty Good Privacy is used to protect and share information online. Pretty Good Privacy was developed to help human rights organizations communicate safely via electronic mail. It was later acquired by Symantec.

Help how to open SHF files:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert file with extension SHF:

As far as we know, this .shf file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .shf file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open shf file, edit shf file, convert shf file, view shf file, play shf file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

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Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with shf file - Pretty Good Privacy (PGP) share

Click on the software link for more information about Pretty Good Privacy. Pretty Good Privacy uses shf file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).

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