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SHG file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.shg - Segmented Hypergraphic Document

The SHG document files are related to Microsoft Windows SDK. SHG file is a Segmented Hypergraphic Document. A segmented hypergraphic is a graphic that has hot spots defined in various regions of the graphic. Clicking hot spots either executes a macro or jumps to a context string.

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

Can't open a .shg 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 .shg file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

sng, shb, sgh, sbg, hg, smg, shf, sg, syg, chg, shy, shr, shh, stg, shv

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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