SHN File - opening and understanding

Did your computer fail to open a SHN file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .SHN files.

What is a SHN file?

A .SHN file is a Shorten lossless compressed audio file. Through our analysis of SHN files, we know that one use of the format is Shorten lossless compressed audio. We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.

How to open SHN files

You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with file extension SHN for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different SHN openers which you will find listed below.

Suggest another file format using extension SHN

While we know of one file format using the .SHN file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .SHN file.

Various viewers for this file format

These apps are known to open certain types of SHN files. Remember, different programs may use SHN files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

Free File ViewerFree File ViewerUser submitted
WavePad Sound EditorWavePad Sound EditorUser submitted
Final Media PlayerFinal Media PlayerUser submitted
Any Video ConverterAny Video ConverterUser submitted
WavePad Audio-EditorWavePad Audio-EditorUser submitted
Switch Sound File ConverterSwitch Sound File ConverterUser submitted
MplayerMplayerUser submitted
MixPadMixPadUser submitted
UMPlayerUMPlayerUser submitted
MixPad Audio MixerMixPad Audio MixerUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with SHN-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any web services that we know for certain will work with SHN-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!