File Extension SHH

  • Full name
    Adobe Photoshop Shadow Or Highlight Settings Format
  • Developer
    Adobe Systems
  • Popularity
Have you encountered a problem with a SHH 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 SHH file here. In the further part of this page we have added a list of programs that should open your SHH file. It is enough you choose a proper application for your operating system, download and install it.


With the file extension SHH setting files for depth and light effects (Shadow / Highlight) of the image editing software Adobe Photoshop are marked. In SHH files, values for Strength and the radius of a shadow or highlight are stored. In addition, adjustment values for, for example, color corrections and mid-tone contrast are stored therein.

The window for shadows / highlights can be found under 'Image-> Adjustments-> Depths / Lights'. SHH files can be loaded and saved here.

Programs which can open a SHH file

How to open a SHH file? Advice and guidance

Absolutely most often appearing reason that prevents you from opening the SHH file is the lack of a proper application to support it in your operating system. It is notably the first thing you need to address. When one of the programs to support a SHH file from the list is already installed, you can try to rerun the file. The system should display a message asking you to choose a primary application to support SHH files. At this point we are looking for disk space where the application was installed in and we can link it with a SHH file. Since then, our operating system will use the selected program to support all SHH files.

Other issues

Despite the described problem with SHH there may be many more problems. If the existing operations were not effective, get involved with the following matters:

- verify that the SHH file is not damaged and that it has been downloaded or copied in whole
- verify that the file has a file extension that has not been intentionally changed (for example, if it do not contain other information than its extension suggests)
- make sure again whether the SHH file type is linked in the operating system with a proper program
- make sure that the file is not infected with a virus and you have up to date software and drivers.

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