An shf file extension is related to the Acorn RISC OS StrongHelp data format. Probably obsolete.

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

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SHF file extension - Acorn RISC OS StrongHelp data

What is shf file? How to open shf files?

File type specification:

Document file type icon Document file type

It is, under RISC OS, a "StrongHelp file" which is an image consisting of a number of data files (RISC OS's hooks make doing this sort of thing possible - a single "file" becomes a virtual filing system that contains files).

Anyway, StrongHelp was designed to provide marked-up online help in the days before anybody knew what HTML meant.

Most likely some old format without support. No further information could be found.

This shf file type entry was marked as obsolete and no longer supported file format.

This type of file is no longer actively used and is most likely obsolete. This is typically the case for system files in old operating systems, file types from long discontinued software, or previous versions of certain file types (like documents, projects etc.) that were replaced in higher versions of their original programs.

The default software associated to open shf file:

StrawHelp  Other operating systems or devices software

Company or developer:
Rick Murray

StrawHelp seems to be some older, but probably still used help system for RiscOS.

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 .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, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android 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).

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with shf file - Acorn RISC OS StrongHelp data

Click on the software link for more information about StrawHelp. StrawHelp 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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