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SHN to ASF Converter

Convert SHN to ASF

SHN to ASF Converter converts SHN to ASF. The software is an ALL-IN-ONE audio converter that supports more than 100 audio and video files.

SHN to ASF Converter supports batch conversion and is full compatible with Vista and Windows 7.

  1. Free Download SHN to ASF Converter
  2. Install the software by instructions
  3. Launch SHN to ASF Converter
  4. Choose SHN Files
    Click Add Files
    Click "Add Files" to choose SHN files and add them to conversion list.

    Choose one or more SHN file(s)
    Choose one or more SHN file(s) you want to convert and then click "Open".

  5. Choose "to ASF"
    Convert to ASF

  6. Convert SHN to ASF
    Click Convert
    Click "Convert" to convert SHN files to ASF format.

    Converting SHN to ASF
    The software is converting SHN files to ASF format.

  7. Play and Browse ASF File
    Play and Browse ASF File
    Right-click converted file and choose "Play Destination" to play the outputted ASF file, choose "Browse Destination Folder" to open Windows Explorer to browse the ASF file.

  8. Done

What is SHN?
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 (44.1 kHz 16-bit stereo PCM). Shorten is no longer developed and more mature lossless audio codecs such as FLAC, MPEG-4 ALS, Monkey's Audio (APE), TTA, and WavPack (WV) have become more popular. However, Shorten remains a common format due to the large number of legally-traded concert recordings in circulation that are encoded as Shorten files. Being lossless, these files can be transcoded with the newer and more effective codecs without any loss. Shorten files use the .SHN file extension.

Since few players or media writers attempt to decompress Shorten files, a standalone decompression program is usually required to convert to a different file format that those applications can handle. It is important to note that since Shorten is a lossless format, it can be perfectly converted to any other lossless format (and back, if desired) without a decrease in audio quality.

What is ASF?
Advanced Systems Format (formerly Advanced Streaming Format, Active Streaming Format) is Microsoft's proprietary digital audio/digital video container format, especially meant for streaming media. ASF is part of the Windows Media framework.

ASF is based on serialized objects which are essentially byte sequences identified by a GUID marker.

The format does not specify how (i.e. with which codec) the video or audio should be encoded; it just specifies the structure of the video/audio stream. This is similar to the function performed by the QuickTime, AVI, or Ogg container formats. One of the objectives of ASF was to support playback from digital media servers, HTTP servers, and local storage devices such as hard disk drives.

The most common filetypes contained within an ASF file are Windows Media Audio (WMA) and Windows Media Video (WMV). Note that the file extension abbreviations are different from the codecs which have the same name. Files containing only WMA audio can be named using a .WMA extension, and files of audio and video content may have the extension .WMV. Both may use the .ASF extension if desired.

ASF files can also contain objects representing metadata, such as the artist, title, album and genre for an audio track, or the director of a video track, much like the ID3 tags of MP3 files. It supports scalable media types and stream prioritization; as such, it is a format optimized for streaming.

The ASF container provides the framework for digital rights management in Windows Media Audio and Windows Media Video. An analysis of an older scheme used in WMA reveals that it is using a combination of elliptic curve cryptography key exchange, DES block cipher, a custom block cipher, RC4 stream cipher and the SHA-1 hashing function.

ASF container-based media is usually streamed on the internet either through the MMS protocol or the RTSP protocol.

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