The SAN file extension is related to computer games developed by LucasArts. The *.san file stores full motion video called Smush Animation Format.

There are 2 other file types using
the SAN file extension!

san file icon.san - Legacy of Kain series game file

san file icon.san - ZX Spectrum emulator file

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Software that works with san file extension

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SAN file extension - LucasArts Smush Animation Format file

What is san file? How to open san files?

File type specification:

Digital video and movie file type icon Digital video and movie file type

The SAN file extension is associated with various computer games developed by LucasArts, like The Dig, Full Throttle, Outlaws, Rebel Assault etc. The SAN stands for Smush Animation Format. It is used to store full motion video.

The default software associated to san file type:

Outlaws picture or screenshot

LucasArts Entertainment Company, LLC logo Outlaws  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  LucasArts Entertainment Company, LLC

Outlaws is 3D first person shooter computer game developed by LucasArts from Wild West. Player takes role of James Anderson, a retired U.S. Marshal that came back to home town and found his wife murdered. Anderson desires for revenge and will go to kill her murders Matt "Dr. Death" Jackson and "Slim" Sam Fulton.

The Dig picture or screenshot

LucasArts Entertainment Company, LLC logo The Dig  Microsoft MS-DOS software

Company or developer:
  LucasArts Entertainment Company, LLC

The Dig is a sci-fi point-and-click adventure game developed by LucasArts and released in 1995 as a CD-ROM for PC and Macintosh computers.

Help how to open SAN files:

Many common video formats can be played back with some universal media player like VLC player. However, some highly specialized and proprietary formats may only be supported in certain players that are usually provided by the original developer.

For general information try to look at:
Basic info how to open video and movie files

How to convert file with extension SAN:

Generally speaking, you will need a multimedia converter if you want to convert one video format to another. You can find hundreds of converters on the internet, but their quality may vary and many may not even support every video format. So always use some of the more popular and reliable software first.

For general information try to look at:
Basic info how to convert video and movie files

Related links:

SAN format on Multimedia Wiki

List of recommended software applications associated to the .san file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open san file, edit san file, convert san file, view san file, play san file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

  • Others san file

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with san file - LucasArts Smush Animation Format file

Click on the software link(s) for more information. Suggested software applications use san file type for internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open san file actions.

Microsoft Windows:

Microsoft MS-DOS:

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