File Extension CSH

  • Full name
    Adobe Photoshop Shapes Format
  • Developer
    Adobe Systems
  • Popularity
Have you encountered a problem with a CSH file? Don’t you know which program opens a file with this extension? You will find all the information you need about working with a CSH file here. In the further part of this page we have added a list of programs that should open your CSH file. It is enough you choose a proper application for your operating system, download and install it.

What is CSH file?

CSH files are custom shapes, ie custom shapes of the graphics software Adobe Photoshop. A CSH file contains individual or collections of different shapes. Csh files are monochrome (but any color can be assigned) vector shapes that are scalable and can be, for example, small logos or gears. Adobe Photoshop is the standard program for professional image editing.

More info

Photoshop shape files are usually placed under / Preferences / Custom shapes in the program folder. If CSH files are copied there, you can find the forms in the My Form tool after a Photoshop restart. The CSH format is a proprietary format and can only be used by Photoshop.

In order to be able to use a CSH file in other programs, one must save the appropriate form as eps and import these then.

Programs which can open a CSH file

How to open file with CSH extension?

In order to open a file with CSH extension one of the following programs must be installed on user’s system. If a problem with opening CSH file occurred, it is highly possible that none of the listed programs is present on user’s system. Even if one or more said programs are installed, there may be issues related with given programs. In order to solve a problem with CSH files, follow the instructions below.
Install Adobe Photoshop or other program from the list

Most often resolving problems with opening CSH files is very simple. Just install an appropriate program that supports such files. All of the listed programs support CSH files, but may vary in offered function and purpose. Some programs may be capable only of viewing contents of CSH files or offer file conversion options, but may not be capable of editing such files.

Set Adobe Photoshop as the default program for opening CSH files

It is possible that although a compatible program has been installed on user’s system, it is not used by the system to open it. This may happen because no default application was associated with this type of files. To associate CSH files with given application, select "Open with" from drop-down menu (accessed by right-clicking on the file). Then select from the list the program or application you want to be used to open this type of file. If the Adobe Photoshop applications is not on the list, select "Browse" option in order to manually locate the directory where Adobe Photoshop has been installed.


Check the section that lists most common problems with CSH files

Sometimes problems with opening CSH files may not lie with the application itself, but can arise due to other causes, such as:

  • File data is corrupted
  • CSH files has been not been completely download from the internet (only a part of the data has been downloaded)
  • Currently used user account hasn’t been granted necessary privileges to open CSH files (should that be the case, please contact your system administrator or IT specialist)
  • CSH file was being copied from a corrupted storage device and is incomplete or data is corrupted. (Copying files from unknown or untrusted sources should be conducted with great care as such files may contain malicious software, which can damage your system)

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