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MSHI file extension - Microsoft Help index file

What is mshi file? How to open mshi files?

File type specification:

Database file type icon Database file type

The MSHI file extension is associated with the Microsoft Help application used to create and view Help files in Microsoft Windows operating system. The .mshi file contains index of help catalog. It is stored in proprietary binary file format.

The default software associated to mshi file type:

Microsoft Windows Help icon

Microsoft Corporation logo Microsoft Windows Help  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Windows Help is used to create help files for Microsoft Windows operating system and other Microsoft applications. Windows Help SDKs are different for every version of Windows it can be called Windows Help, Help and Support Center, Assistance Platform 1.0 Client - Windows Vista Help SDK, Microsoft Windows: HTML Help 1.4 etc.

Help how to open MSHI 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 MSHI:

As far as we know, this .mshi 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 software applications associated to the .mshi 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 mshi file, edit mshi file, convert mshi file, view mshi file, play mshi file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

Hint:
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 of the mshi files.

  • Create mshi file
  • Others mshi file

Programs that can create mshi file - Microsoft Help index file

Click on the link to get more information about Microsoft Windows Help for create mshi file action.

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