File Extension Library

.MSHC File Extension

  • Developer by: Microsoft
  • Category: Developer Files
  • Format: Zip

What are .MSHC files and how to open them?

Can't open .MSHC file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .MSHC file.

What is a .MSHC file extension?

.MSHC file extension is created by Microsoft. .MSHC has been classified as Developer Files. The format of .MSHC file is Zip.

.MSHC is Microsoft Help Container File

Help package created in the MS Help Viewer 1.x format, which replaces the MS Help 2.x (.HXS) and MS Help 1.x (.CHM) formats; stores help content such as .HTML files, images, and written text; saved in a compressed .ZIP format.

MSHC files store help documents created for software applications. The documentation is deployed with software applications as a signed .CAB file that contains MSHC packages.

List of all softwares that can open the Microsoft Help Container File
The Helpware Group FAR
Microsoft Windows zip utility

How to fix problems with .MSHC files

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