>> CSHP file

CSHP file format description

Many people share .cshp files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .cshp file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .cshp files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.cshp - ArcView ShapeFile Project

The CSHP gis files are related to ESRI ArcGIS Desktop. CSHP file is an ArcView ShapeFile Project. ArcView is full-featured GIS software for visualizing, analyzing, creating, and managing data with a geographic component. ESRI shapefiles store geographic features and their attribute data in a simple, non-topological vector format.

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ArcView ShapeFile Project related extensions:
GeoBase Compressed Map Data
ECDIS Route Package
ECDIS Route Data
RINEX Observation Data
WCS Elev Data
MicroMap Map Data

Naturally, other applications may also use the .cshp file extension. Even harmful programs can create .cshp files. Be especially cautious with .cshp files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .cshp file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows can't open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

The .cshp file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

chp, csh, csmp, csp, csup, shp

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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