Files with cshp file extension are generally  geospatial vector data files used in ESRI GIS software.

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Software that open cshp file

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CSHP file extension - ESRI ArcView shape data

What is cshp file? How to open cshp files?

File type specification:

GIS, GPS navigation and map file type icon GIS, GPS navigation and map file type

 The cshp file extension is used for ESRI Shape format, a popular geospatial vector data format for geographic information systems software.

It is developed and regulated by ESRI as a (mostly) open specification for data interoperability among ESRI and other software products.

A shapefile stores non-topological geometry and attribute information for the spatial features in a data set.

Updated: March 24, 2024

The default software associated to open cshp file:

ArcGIS for Desktop Basic (ArcView) icon

Esri logoArcGIS for Desktop Basic (ArcView)  Microsoft Windows software

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ArcGIS for Desktop Basic (formerly known as ArcView) is GIS (geographic information system) application used to visualizing, managing, creating, and analyzing geographic data.

ArcGIS for Desktop Basic is a part of the ArcGIS Desktop. ArcGIS for Desktop Basic supports creation of interactive maps, spatial analysis, GIS deployment, map viewing and navigation, map printing etc.

Help how to open:

Use ESRI ArcView to view content of the *.cshp files.

How to convert:

Shape files can probably be exported to several other formats using ESRI software.

List of software applications associated to the .cshp file extension

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

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting cshp files.

Software that open cshp file - ESRI ArcView shape data

Programs supporting the exension cshp on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about ArcGIS for Desktop Basic (ArcView) for open cshp file action.

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