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Details of the .shn file extension

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  • What is the .shn file?
  • What program do I need to open a .shn file?
  • How can the .shn file be opened, edited or printed?
  • Where can I find the specifications for .shn?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .shn extension?
  • How can I convert .shn files to another format?
  • What are other, similar filename extensions to .shn?

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1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) found in database

.shn file extension details

Shorten Compressed Audio

.shn
Shorten Compressed Audio .shn file icon
Description:
SHN file is a Shorten Compressed Audio. Shorten (SHN) is a file format optimized for compressing audio data. It is a form of data compression of files and is used to losslessly compress CD-quality audio files.
Category: Audio files
Application: Shorten
Mime-type: application/x-shorten
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
SHN aliases:
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SHN related links:
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SHN related extensions:
Audio Interchange File

CD Audio Track

Lyrics Data

MIDI Music

MPEG Audio Layer 3 File

Real Audio Sound

Macintosh Sound Resource

Amiga 8SVX Sound

Creative Labs Sound Blaster Sound

Windows Waveform Sound

Other types of files may also use the .shn file extension.

.shn file extension error

The .shn file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

sbn, sh, sn, chn, snn, syn, stn, shm, shh, shb, sgn, hsn, shg, smn

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

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Excessive Speed Data
open .shn file

Can't open a .shn file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows cannot open this file:

example.shn

To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it...

If you don't know how to set the .shn file association, check the FAQ.

.shn file extension

Can I change the extension of files?

Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. When you change a file's extension, you change the way programs on your computer read the file. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.

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