There are 7 other file types using
the SHP file extension!

shp icon.shp - AutoCAD shape file or source file for text fonts

empty icon.shp - ESRI ArcView shapefile

empty icon.shp - CARE-S InfoWorks pipe cross-section data

empty icon.shp - Clarion for Windows ship list

empty icon.shp - Command & Conquer game data

empty icon.shp - PrintMaster icon library

empty icon.shp - Blazing Paddles shape table

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SHP file extension - Movie Maker shape

What is shp file? How to open shp files?

File type specification:

Bitmap image file type icon Bitmap image file type

The shp file extension is related to the Movie Maker, a video editing program developed for Atari 8-bit computers.

The shp file contains shape  (160x96, 4 colors) from Movie Maker program.

The default software associated to open shp file:


RECOIL  Multiplatform software

Company or developer:
Piotr Fusik and Adrian Matoga

RECOIL is picture image viewer of picture image formats from classic computers.

Help how to open:

Use RECOIL to open *.shp files.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .shp 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 .shp 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 shp file, edit shp file, convert shp file, view shp file, play shp file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

shp file viewer - programs that view shp file - Movie Maker shape

Programs supporting the exension shp on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about RECOIL for view shp file action.


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