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File Type 1 Bash Shell Script IconBash Shell Script
File Format Standard
Usage Referenced by an application; not meant to be opened manually
Rank ★ ★ ★  Common
Description

Script programmed for bash, a type of Unix shell (Bourne-Again SHell); contains instructions written in the Bash language; can be executed by typing text commands within the shell's command-line interface.

Important: SH files may also be to store scripts for other shell programs such as Bourne Shell, C-Shell, and Korn Shell. Apple Terminal is a Bash shell.

Open With
Windows

IcongVim

IconNotepad++

IconGNU Bash

macOS

IconApple Terminal

IconiTerm

IconMacVim

Unix

IconGNU Bash

IconVim

Updated August 15, 2012
File Type 2 Generic IconUnix Shell Archive
File Format Standard
Usage Open manually; may run a program or script when opened
Rank ★ ★ ☆  Average
Description

Self-extracting "shar" archive that contains files and a shell script with instructions on how to extract the contents; created with the Unix shar utility program; typically only usable on Unix computers with the Bourne shell installed.

Shar files also use the .SHAR file extension.

Open With
Windows

IconZipZag

Unix

Iconunshar

Updated 2007
Information from the PC File Extensions Reference
https://pc.net/extensions/file/sh
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