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Offline Marmar

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SHN playback with VLC
« on: December 06, 2014, 02:21:29 PM »
Is it even possible? Now that winamp is in limbo, I would love to ditch it for good and just keep VLC as my main software.....only issue is.....

2/3 of my music is in SHN.....I absolutely DO NOT want to spend 2 months or more converting them all to FLAC....

Any ideas?
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Re: SHN playback with VLC
« Reply #1 on: December 06, 2014, 03:25:45 PM »
Is it even possible? Now that winamp is in limbo, I would love to ditch it for good and just keep VLC as my main software.....only issue is.....

2/3 of my music is in SHN.....I absolutely DO NOT want to spend 2 months or more converting them all to FLAC....

Any ideas?
foobar?
yeah, I get only wanting one app for music and video.  I just regularly use foobar for tagging so I keep it loaded up and it plays shn files fine.
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Re: SHN playback with VLC
« Reply #2 on: December 07, 2014, 12:04:57 AM »
I think you you have to add a plug-in to get foobar to play shn, but it works just fine after that.
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Re: SHN playback with VLC
« Reply #3 on: December 07, 2014, 09:11:05 AM »
actually, everything I've read, VLC plays shn files fine.
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Re: SHN playback with VLC
« Reply #4 on: December 07, 2014, 10:38:30 AM »
I like the overly simple interface of VLC for playing my FLACs. Further off topic: I've been really happy with the little USB digital audio converter I got for $150. It really makes a difference.

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Re: SHN playback with VLC
« Reply #5 on: December 07, 2014, 11:59:11 AM »
actually, everything I've read, VLC plays shn files fine.

weird...cuz everything I've seen nothing that says it does....all the forum entries at vlc don't mention it either....
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Re: SHN playback with VLC
« Reply #6 on: December 07, 2014, 09:00:17 PM »
actually, everything I've read, VLC plays shn files fine.

weird...cuz everything I've seen nothing that says it does....all the forum entries at vlc don't mention it either....
I've never been able to play shn's via vlc

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Re: SHN playback with VLC
« Reply #7 on: December 08, 2014, 12:19:34 PM »
iirc cog works for shn
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