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How to open .SHN file extension?

File Type : Shorten Audio Compression File (SoftSound Limited)
Compatible with (WinXP,Vista,Win7,Win8 and Win10)

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What is .SHN file extension?

.SHN file extension is a known file type. This section of tells you everything you need to know about this extension.
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.
You can see a list of software programs here on that can open this file type so that you don’t need to search for it on the web. You can then open your file with this extension using a software listed below.

Software that can be used to open .SHN files:

Microsoft Windows:
  • Nullsoft Winamp with SnhAmp plugin
  • foobar2000 with foo_shn plugin
  • Microsoft Windows Media Player with SHN DirectShow Filter
  • XMMS with xmms-shn plugin
Apple Mac OS X:
  • X Lossless Decoder
  • Cog
  • MacAmp Lite X with Shorten plugin