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.SHN File Extension

File TypeShorten Compressed Audio File

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CategoryAudio Files


This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.

What is an SHN file?

Audio file compressed using Shorten lossless compression; compresses CD-quality audio without losing any quality; similar to FLAC (.FLAC) and Monkey's Audio (.APE) compression.

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Programs that open SHN files
Trader's Little Helper
Nullsoft Winamp with SnhAmp plugin
foobar2000 with foo_shn plugin
Microsoft Windows Media Player with SHN DirectShow Filter
X Lossless Decoder
MacAmp Lite X
with Shorten plugin
XMMS with xmms-shn plugin
Updated 7/1/2014

About the file extension shn

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