What is it?
shntool is a multi-purpose WAVE data processing and reporting utility. File formats are abstracted from its core, so it can process any file that contains WAVE data, compressed or not - provided there exists a format module to handle that particular file type.
shntool has native support for .wav files. If you want it to work with other lossless audio formats, you must have the appropriate helper program installed. The "Helper programs" section below contains links to helper programs for each format that shntool supports.
Please have a look at the man page [txt | pdf] to learn about shntool and how to use it.
See the ChangeLog file for more information about what's new in each version.
Check out shntool in action on an iPod Touch!
Where can I get it?
Older versions can be found here.
Here are some links to various helper programs you may need. For full functionality with shntool, make sure to use the patched version of any helper program if your platform appears under the "patched for" column.
Windows users: Installation of helper programs is easy. Simply copy the appropriate helper program to the same directory where shntool.exe is installed, or any other directory in your PATH.
Here is the list of all known bugs in the latest stable version:
Who do I contact if I have any questions/comments/suggestions/patches/bugs/flames?
Send it all to <shnutils at freeshell dot org>.
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