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What are SH files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a SH file or are you simply curious about its contents? We're here to explain the properties of these files and provide you with software that can open or handle your SH files.

What is a SH file?

SH files have multiple uses, and Linux/UNIX Shell Script is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.

Linux/UNIX Shell Script

Shell scripts are text files containing script code and commands to be run. The script code defines the logic and executes commands. They are meant to be run from the command line on a Unix/Linux server.

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How to open SH files

We have identified four SH openers that are compatible with this specific type of SH file.

Programs that open Linux/UNIX Shell Script files

Bitberry File OpenerBitberry File OpenerVerified

Last updated: December 21, 2023

All known file formats using extension .SH

While Linux/UNIX Shell Script is a popular type of SH-file, we know of 3 different uses of the .SH file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.

IBM Storyboard Story

We know that one SH format is IBM Storyboard Story. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested ten different SH openers which you will find listed below.

Shift Help Info

We know that one SH format is Shift Help Info. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of SH files. Remember, different programs may use SH files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

GITGITUser submitted
Edge Code CCEdge Code CCUser submitted
BracketsBracketsUser submitted
BluefishBluefishUser submitted
TeraPadTeraPadUser submitted
Multi-EditMulti-EditUser submitted
TextPadTextPadUser submitted
Sakura Editor (Japanese)Sakura Editor (Japanese)User submitted
EditPad ProEditPad ProUser submitted
UEStudioUEStudioUser submitted

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