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.shx

File Type 1 Generic IconShapefile Index File
File Format Proprietary (ESRI)
Usage Open manually; may be referenced by an application
Rank ★ ★ ☆  Average
Description

Index of ESRI Shapefiles (.SHP files) that stores index and offset information from the main Shapefile; allows for direct access to records in the main file; consists of a 100-byte header followed by 8-byte, fixed-length records that define the SHP files referenced by the index file; often saved along with a corresponding dBASE (.DBF) database file.

Open With
Windows

IconESRI ArcGIS for Desktop

Updated 2007
File Type 2 Generic IconMotorola Flash Superfile
File Format Standard (developed by Motorola)
Usage Open manually
Rank ★ ★ ☆  Average
Description

Encrypted file used to "flash" the firmware of a Motorola cell phone, such as as a Razr or Rokr; often used for customizing or "modding" the interface of Motorola cell phones.

To flash the memory of a cell phone, you must connect the phone to a PC via USB and run a program like PST or RSD, which can open the flash superfile.

SHX files are based on the .HS flex file format.

Open With
Windows

IconMotorola PST Phone Programmer

IconMotorola RSD Lite

Updated 2007
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