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MSHI File Extension

MSHI file extension is created by Microsoft, also known as Microsoft Help Index File. MSHI has been classified as Developer Files. This File type categories under Zip, Text, Binary and XML, however, the format of this file format has not been determined yet. You can open MSHI files in The Helpware Group FAR program.

Microsoft Help Index File Type

Microsoft Help Index File Type
Extension .mshi
Developer Microsoft
Popularity 5.0 (1 Votes)
Mime Type model/mesh
Default Program The Helpware Group FAR
Category Developer Files
Format Binary
Updated 7/1/2024

What is a MSHI File Type?

MSHI files are used to index the contents of files; help .MSHC. When a MSHI file exists, it is deployed with the corresponding MSHC file in a signed .CAB archive.

MS Help Viewer replaces MS Help 2.x (.HXS) and MS Help 1.x (.CHM) formats.

Free online MSHI Tools & Apps

We have also the free online .MSHI (Microsoft Help Index File) file extension apps that can allow to view, edit, convert from to MSHI, merge, split and compare the MSHI files without installing anything on your system. Please click on the links to explore the complete list of details for each required feature.

MSHI Files Common Issues

There are few common issues with the Microsoft Help Index File .MSHI File Extensions while opening the .MSHI files on Windows and MacOs, we have solution to those issues such as:

Can't Open MSHI Files?

  1. You must have supported software programs installed for Microsoft Help Index File on your system such as The Helpware Group FAR.
  2. Associate default The Helpware Group Far The Helpware Group FAR program for *.mshi (Microsoft Help Index File) files.

    Associate MSHI Default Program on Windows
    1. Right-click a *.MSHI (e.g example.mshi) file and click Open With.
    2. In the Open with dialog box, click The Helpware Group Far The Helpware Group FAR program Or click Browse to locate the program (*.exe) that you want.
    3. Select check box for Always use this app to open .mshi files.

Related MSHI File Extensions

MSHI default file extension is .MSHI and other similer related extensions are:

All Platform Software Programs for MSHI File Extension

List of all softwares that can open the MSHI files on each platforms such as Windows, Mac, iOS, Linux, Web and Android, you may click the each software link for more details for other supported formats for each software and the verified direct download links for each software with complete lisensing details.

Microsoft Windows logo image Open MSHI File on Windows

Software License Developer
The Helpware Group FAR image. The Helpware Group FAR 000 for Windows Free Trial The Helpware Group FAR
Microsoft Visual Studio image. Microsoft Visual Studio 2019 for Windows Commercial Microsoft
Microsoft Windows Installer image. Microsoft Windows Installer 000 for Windows Included with OS Microsoft

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Software License Developer

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About Licensing

  1. Free Trial This software are often used for an attempt period, like 14 days, before requiring payment. Some trial versions have a reduced feature set.
  2. Free This software is liberal to use. Examples include open-source , freeware software, like free programs supported by advertising.
  3. Free+ This software is liberal to download and use, but contains in-app purchases (IAP) to unlock additional content or functionality.
  4. Paid This software must be purchased so as to use it. it's going to be offered as a perpetual license or ongoing subscription.
  5. Included with OS This software is bundled with an OS , like Windows, macOS, or Android.

MSHI file extension icon image.About MSHI - Microsoft Help Index File

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Updated 7/1/2024

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