Open shx file
Did your computer fail to open shx file? We explain what shx files are and recommend software that we know can open your shx files.
What is shx file?
Files with shx extension can be found as compiled shape files (shp) from Autodesk AutoCAD, a 2D and 3D CAD design software. Not related to shapefiles used by ESRI software.
shx file description
File extension shx is associated with AutoCAD, a CAD development platform, developed and sold by Autodesk, Inc.
A .shx file contains compiled shape data (building blocks, fonts) in form of the machine language compiled version of an shp file.
It loads much faster than an ASCII file, and all shape files are compiled for use with AutoCAD.
All the vector fonts used by AutoCAD (romans, txt, and so on) in CAD projects are compiled shape files with names like romans.shx.
OpenType fonts (otf and sometimes stored as ttf) are not supported.
Software that will open shx file
Other shx file extensions
shx - ArcView Shapefile shape index format
Files with shx file extension can mainly be found as shape indexes from ArcView Shapefile.
shx - Motorola RAZR flash data
Files with shx file extension can be also found as firmware data files for updating of Motorola Mobility mobile phones.