Full format name of files that use ISH extension is ISH Compressed Archive. Files with ISH extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. ISH file belongs to the Compressed Files category just like 195 other filename extensions listed in our database. The most popular software that supports ISH files is HiroRAR.
Below is a table that list programs that support ISH files. ISH files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.
Being unable to open files with ISH extension can be have various origins. Fortunately, most common problems with ISH files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.
The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening ISH files is that no program that can handle ISH files is installed on user’s system. To address this issue, go to the HiroRAR developer website, download the tool, and install it. It is that easy The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit HiroRAR website and download the installer.
If the problems with opening ISH files still occur even after installing HiroRAR, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of HiroRAR is available. 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 ISH files are not compatible with HiroRAR. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using HiroRAR.
If you have the latest version of HiroRAR installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage ISH on your device. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.
Change the default application in Windows
Change the default application in Mac OS
If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the ISH file in question. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.
If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the ISH file hinders attempts to open it. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. If the scanner detected that the ISH file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.
Did you receive the ISH file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. It is possible that the file has not been properly copied to a data storage and is incomplete and therefore cannot be opened. It could happen the the download process of file with ISH extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.
Some files require elevated access rights to open them. 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 ISH extension. In this case close the other applications.
Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with ISH Compressed Archive files and ensure security of your device and operating system. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with ISH files affecting older versions of given software.
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