GEODATABASE-SHM File Extension

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ArcGIS Runtime SDK Data Format

What is GEODATABASE-SHM file?

GEODATABASE-SHM filename suffix is mostly used for ArcGIS Runtime SDK Data Format files. Files with GEODATABASE-SHM extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. GEODATABASE-SHM file belongs to the GIS Files category just like 206 other filename extensions listed in our database. ArcGIS Runtime SDK is by far the most used program for working with GEODATABASE-SHM files. On the official website of Esri developer not only will you find detailed information about theArcGIS Runtime SDK software, but also about GEODATABASE-SHM and other supported file formats.

Programs which support GEODATABASE-SHM file extension

The following listing features GEODATABASE-SHM-compatible programs. Files with GEODATABASE-SHM suffix can be copied to any mobile device or system platform, but it may not be possible to open them properly on target system.

Programs that support GEODATABASE-SHM file

Updated: 02/14/2020

How to open file with GEODATABASE-SHM extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening GEODATABASE-SHM files on given system. What is important, all common issues related to files with GEODATABASE-SHM extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Download and install ArcGIS Runtime SDK

Problems with opening and working with GEODATABASE-SHM files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with GEODATABASE-SHM files being present on your machine. The solution is straightforward, just download and install ArcGIS Runtime SDK. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support GEODATABASE-SHM files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit ArcGIS Runtime SDK website and download the installer.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of ArcGIS Runtime SDK

You still cannot access GEODATABASE-SHM files although ArcGIS Runtime SDK is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. This can be one of the causes why GEODATABASE-SHM files are not compatible with ArcGIS Runtime SDK. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using ArcGIS Runtime SDK.

Step 3. Set the default application to open GEODATABASE-SHM files to ArcGIS Runtime SDK

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate GEODATABASE-SHM files with latest version of ArcGIS Runtime SDK you have installed on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Change the default application in Windows

  • Clicking the GEODATABASE-SHM with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where ArcGIS Runtime SDK is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open GEODATABASE-SHM files and clicking OK.

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with GEODATABASE-SHM extension, select Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • Select ArcGIS Runtime SDK and click Change for all...
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with GEODATABASE-SHM extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Verify that the GEODATABASE-SHM is not faulty

You closely followed the steps listed in points 1-3, but the problem is still present? You should check whether the file is a proper GEODATABASE-SHM file. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

1. The GEODATABASE-SHM may be infected with malware – make sure to scan it with an antivirus tool.

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the GEODATABASE-SHM file hinders attempts to open it. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. If the scanner detected that the GEODATABASE-SHM file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

2. Verify that the GEODATABASE-SHM file’s structure is intact

Did you receive the GEODATABASE-SHM file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. The file might have been copied erroneously and the data lost integrity, which precludes from accessing the file. It could happen the the download process of file with GEODATABASE-SHM extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.

3. Check if the user that you are logged as has administrative privileges.

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Verify that your device fulfills the requirements to be able to open ArcGIS Runtime SDK

If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with GEODATABASE-SHM extension. In this case close the other applications.

5. Check if you have the latest updates to the operating system and drivers

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with ArcGIS Runtime SDK Data Format files. It may be the case that the GEODATABASE-SHM files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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