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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Change the default application in Mac OS
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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