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

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

empty icon.san - Legacy of Kain series game data

empty icon.san - ZX Spectrum emulator file

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SAN file extension - LucasArts Smush Animation Format

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 open san file:

Outlaws picture or screenshot

LucasArts Entertainment Company, LLC logoOutlaws  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 logoThe 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.

Star Wars: Rebel Assault icon

LucasArts Entertainment Company, LLC logoStar Wars: Rebel Assault  Microsoft MS-DOS software

Company or developer:
LucasArts Entertainment Company, LLC

Star Wars: Rebel Assault is a legendary simulation game from Star Wars universe. It was developed and released by LucasArts in 1993

Help how to open:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .san file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia 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, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android 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).

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

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:

Main software associated with san file by default:
The Dig
Star Wars: Rebel Assault small icon Star Wars: Rebel Assault

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