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The most commonly used .snd file type: Sound data

What is snd file? Understanding and opening snd files

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.snd file type #1: Sound data

Files with snd extension can be in most cases found as audio files in one the many formats that had this extension.

Further details

File extension snd was widely used by many applications and software programs for their audio files. Different formats. Some of them are still playable in suitable software.

Examples of formats that used SNB extension include:

  • Amiga IFF/8SVX Sound
  • Sun/NeXT/Tandy/Apple
  • AKAI MPC-series sample
  • Macintosh Resource Fork sound
  • Unix audio file

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.snd file type #2: Sega FILM/CPK file format

An snd file extension is related to the Sega FILM/CPK file format used by Sega CD and Sega Saturn video gaming consoles.

Further details

The snd file extension is used for video files in FILM/CMK format.

FILM is a multimedia container file format developed by Sega for use on its early CD-ROM home video game consoles like Sega CD, the first CD-based video game console.

There are many early variations of the FILM format observed on a number of Sega CD titles. Further, early FILM files have been observed on at least one 3DO game (Lemmings).

Many Sega Saturn CD-ROM games use this file format to store frames of a Cinepak-compressed video interleaved with uncompressed PCM audio. When this is the case, the files will typically have the cpk extension  (which is why FILM files are usually known as  CPK files).

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