Files with SHD extension might also be found as shadest symbol data files for ESRI ArcView GIS software.

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

shd icon.shd - Microsoft Windows shadow spooler file

empty icon.shd - Constructor shadow file

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Software that open shd file

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SHD file extension - ArcView shadeset symbol file

What is shd file? How to open shd files?

File type specification:

Various data file type icon Various data file type

The SHD file extension is also related to GIS solutions from ESRI, including ArcView (geographic information system) for Microsoft Windows operating system. These files contain shadeset symbol data used in ArcView.

The default software associated to open shd file:

ArcGIS for Desktop Basic (ArcView) icon

Esri logoArcGIS for Desktop Basic (ArcView)  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:

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:

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:

As far as we know, this .shd 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 .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 - ArcView shadeset symbol file

Click on the software link for more information about ArcGIS for Desktop Basic (ArcView). ArcGIS for Desktop Basic (ArcView) 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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