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StarShapes is a free, graphical editor for SHX and SHP files. The application fully supports unifonts, bigfonts, extended bigfonts and shape files. SHP to SHX conversion and vice versa is available in the console mode.
[ Free SHX/SHP editor ]
Highlights of functionality

Basic functions:

  • Convenient symbol explorer with thumbnails.
  • Extended symbol editor, full support for arcs and subshapes.
  • Global font parameters edition.
  • Symbol verification.
  • Sample text rendering.
  • Adding and removing single symbols and symbol ranges.
License notes

StarShapes software is distributed as freeware (which means you don't have to pay anyone to use it), under the following terms of use:

  • You are allowed to install and use StarShapes on any number of personal computers.
  • The software can be used for commercial purposes.
  • The software can be freely redistributed unless it is modified in any way.
  • The manufacturer of the software does not provide technical support of any kind for this product.
  • StarShapes software is provided "as is", without warranty of any kind. In no event shall Starsoft, the manufacturer of the software, be liable for any damages or losses arising or in any way connected with the use or performance of the software.

If you are not satisfied with any portion of StarShapes software or any of the above terms of use, your sole and exclusive remedy is not to install the software or to discontinue using it.

System and hardware requirements
  • StarShapes application is designed for PC platform, Microsoft Windows® family of operating systems.
  • Supported OS versions: Windows® 2000/XP/Vista. The software may be used on 64-bit platforms.
  • Pentium® III 500MHz class or better CPU.
  • 25MB of free hard disk space.
  • 256MB of RAM.
  • Note: the software requires .NET Framework, version 2.0. The framework is free of charge. If the computer on which the software is to be installed lacks the framework, it will be automatically downloaded from Microsoft and set up during the installation process.

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