Files with snd extension can be in most cases found as audio files in one the many formats that had this extension.

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

empty icon.snd - Heroes of Might & Magic 3 archive

empty icon.snd - Sega FILM/CPK file format

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SND file extension - Sound data

What is snd file? How to open snd files?

File type specification:

Audio and sound file type icon Audio and sound file type

File extension snd was widely used by many applications and software programs for their audio files. Different formats. Some of them are still playable in suitable software.

Examples of formats that used SNB extension include:

  • Amiga IFF/8SVX Sound
  • Sun/NeXT/Tandy/Apple
  • AKAI MPC-series sample
  • Macintosh Resource Fork sound
  • Unix audio file

MIME types:

This snd file type entry was marked as obsolete and no longer supported file format.

This type of file is no longer actively used and is most likely obsolete. This is typically the case for system files in old operating systems, file types from long discontinued software, or previous versions of certain file types (like documents, projects etc.) that were replaced in higher versions of their original programs.

Updated: April 21, 2024

The default software associated to open snd file:

VLC media player icon

VideoLAN Project Team logoVLC media player  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
VideoLAN Project Team

Very popular multimedia player developed for Windows, Apple Mac, Linux, Unix and various other operating systems and platforms.

VLC can playback many of the video formats (AVI, MKV, OGV, WMV, ASF, MOV...) and audio formats (MP3, AAC, M4A, OGG, FLAC...) as well as support of subtitles for video. It can also be used as a streaming server and multimedia transcoder.

Help how to open:

You can try to open these audio files using Awave Studio.

How to convert:

Many sound files can be converted to some other multimedia formats, like MP3.

Find conversions from snd file:

snd to a3s

snd to aac

snd to afc

snd to akai

snd to mp3

snd to wav

snd to wave

Find converter to snd file type:

dsm to snd

mp3 to snd

sf2 to snd

wav to snd

List of software applications associated to the .snd 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 snd file, edit snd file, convert snd file, view snd file, play snd file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting snd files.

snd file players - programs that can play snd file - Sound data

Programs supporting the exension snd on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for play snd file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with snd file by default:
VLC media player small icon VLC media player
Other suggested software:
WMAConvert Platinum
Awave Studio small icon Awave Studio
Apple QuickTime small icon Apple QuickTime
Winamp small icon Winamp

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