File Extension Library


.CSHP File Extension

  • Developer by: Esri
  • Category: GIS, GPS navigation and map Files

What is an .CSHP file?

.CSHP file extension is created by Esri. .CSHP has been classified as GIS, GPS navigation and map Files.

.CSHP is ESRI ArcView shape file

 The cshp file extension is used for ESRI Shape format, a popular geospatial vector data format for geographic information systems software. It is developed and regulated by ESRI as a (mostly) open specification for data interoperability among ESRI and other software products.

A shapefile stores non-topological geometry and attribute information for the spatial features in a data set.


How to open:

Use ESRI ArcView to view content of the *.cshp files.

How to convert:

Shape files can probably be exported to several other formats using ESRI software.

How to Open .CSHP file on different platforms

Open .CSHP File on Windows

  • Right-click a .CSHP
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .CSHP file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .CSHP files" Press "Ok"

Open .CSHP File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .CSHP file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .CSHP File on Linux

Right click on the .CSHP file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .CSHP File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .CSHP file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .CSHP File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .CSHP files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .CSHP files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .CSHP files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .CSHP file format
  2. You need to check the .CSHP file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)