.SHS File Extension

Shell Scrap Object File

A SHS file contains fragments of a document previously created in Word or Excel. You can import a SHS file by dragging it into the program that generated it. SHS files are created by selecting part of...

General Information

Title SHS File Extension
Extension .shs
Full Form Shell Scrap Object File
File Type Miscellaneous File
Developer Microsoft
MIME Type application/x-shs

File Function

Primary Function Embed OLE objects
Additional Functions Transfer data, Script execution
Features OLE support

File Characteristics

Quality Varies
Supports Layers No
Supports Transparency No
Editable With OLE

Use Cases

Data Transfer Yes
Object Embedding Yes
Automation Scripts Rare

Security and Practices

Security Risks Vulnerable, Executable
Best Practices Avoid opening, Disable

Historical/Version Information

Initial Release Windows 95
Discontinued Windows Vista

Associated Types

Similar Extensions .exe, .bat, .cmd

Software Compatibility

Software Usage Policy OS Compatibility
Microsoft Word Subscription Windows, Mac
Microsoft Excel Subscription Windows, Mac
Not Commonly Supported