Files with shd suffix are often would as part of the Microsoft Windows operating system. Used to stores shadow spooler, job settings.

There are 2 other file types using
the SHD file extension!

empty icon.shd - ArcView shadeset symbol

empty icon.shd - Constructor shadow file

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Software that open shd file

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SHD file extension - Microsoft Windows shadow spooler file

What is shd file? How to open shd files?

File type specification:

System file type icon System file type

shd file icon: shd filetype icon

File extension shd is used for the Microsoft Windows shadow spooler files. The print job’s spooled data is contained in a spool file. The shadow file includes some additional information used by the spooler, like job settings.

For each print job there are two spool files generated by the Windows® NT/2000 spooler. One file with the .SHD extension for job settings, and one with the .SPL extension for the drawing commands.

The default software associated to open shd file:

Microsoft Windows icon

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Microsoft Corporation

A family of operating systems developed by the Microsoft Corp. The first Windows was released in 1985 as a GUI add-on to MS-DOS.  MS-DOS based Windows versions were developed to 2000, when was released the last version called Windows ME. Windows based on NT core started in 1993. Windows NT family are developed to these days, the latest version is called Windows 10.

Help how to open:

It is unlikely that you can open .shd files directly, it's not their purposes.

How to convert:

Unfortunately, we do not know about any possible way to convert .shd files, it may not even be possible.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .shd 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 shd file, edit shd file, convert shd file, view shd file, play shd file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with shd file - Microsoft Windows shadow spooler file

Click on the software link for more information about Microsoft Windows. Microsoft Windows uses shd 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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