SHN, standing up Shorten, is a file format optimized for compressing audio data. SHN is similar to ZIP, RAR, and StuffIt, but it is not popular any more when many more mature lossless audio codecs spring up. But thanks to the large number of legally tradable concert recordings in circulation encoded as Shorten files Shorten. Shorten format with file extension of *.SHN still exists as usual.

ASF is Advanced Streaming Format. It is an extensible file format developed primarily for storing synchronized digital video, audio, subtitle streams, or transmitting data on the internet. ASF is also a multimedia container of Windows Media Video or Windows Media Audio.

To convert shn to asf file, please install SHN DirectShow Filter.


Download ASF Converter which can convert shn to asf file. Select a shn file, change audio encoding bitrate if necessary,  rename the output file to asf extension.

KAR is a kind of karaoke audio format similar to MIDI format which belongs to module file. KAR has existed for a long time as a way of recording sounds. The format saves both the direction of how to play and sample data of digital audio signal, thus the play back sound quality relies little on audio hardware. So *.kar file could obtain the basically similar sounds quality on other devices.

To convert kar to asf, please download and install karaoke filter.

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