File Extension Library

.SHN File Extension

  • Developer by: Shorten
  • Category: Audio Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .SHN file?

.SHN file extension is created by Shorten. .SHN has been classified as Audio Files. The format of .SHN file is Binary.

.SHN is Shorten Compressed Audio 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.

List of all softwares that can open the Shorten Compressed Audio File
Trader's Little Helper
Nullsoft Winamp with SnhAmp plugin
foobar2000 with foo_shn plugin
Microsoft Windows Media Player with SHN DirectShow Filter
NCH WavePad
X Lossless Decoder
MacAmp Lite X
NCH WavePad
XMMS with xmms-shn plugin

How to Open .SHN file on different platforms

Open .SHN File on Windows

  • Right-click a .SHN
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .SHN file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .SHN files" Press "Ok"

Open .SHN File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .SHN file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .SHN File on Linux

Right click on the .SHN file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .SHN File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .SHN file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .SHN File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .SHN files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .SHN files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .SHN files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .SHN file format
  2. You need to check the .SHN file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)