.MSHC File Extension

There is only one file type that uses the .MSHC extension:

Microsoft Help Container File

Microsoft Help Container File

Help package created in the MS Help Viewer 1.x format, which replaces the MS Help 2.x (.HXS) and MS Help 1.x (.CHM) formats; stores help content such as .HTML files, images, and written text; saved in a compressed .ZIP format.

MSHC files store help documents created for software applications. The documentation is deployed with software applications as a signed .CAB file that contains MSHC packages.

Software's name License Platforms
Microsoft File Explorer Microsoft File Explorer Included Windows
The Helpware Group FAR The Helpware Group FAR Free Trial Windows

Updated: November 7, 2012

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