Open SHN file

Shorten compressed audio data

How to open shn files?

shn file icon Have you had trouble opening the shn file on your computer? What are shn files? We explain what they are and recommend software that we know will open them.

What is shn file?

Files with shn file extension are audio files in the Shorten lossless audio format. Pretty rare format, it can be played with Winamp.

Shorten compressed audio data description

The shn file extension is generally used for Shorten audio files. Shorten is lossless format but larger than MP3.

It s a fast, low complexity waveform coder (i.e. audio compressor), originally written by Tony Robinson at SoftSound.

It can operate in both lossy and lossless modes.

Suggested software to open shn file


One of the first Windows media players used by masses

What file extension actually is?

Simply put, file extensions are the characters after the dot in the computer file name, so for example document-name.pdf has file extension „pdf“. This helps Windows to identify which program should be used to open the file.

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