Registered MIME type: audio/basic SND audio format. Used for digital audio in computer and telecommunication systems and on the web. Supports a variety of audio codecs, including lossless uncompressed PCM, -law, a-law, and ADPCM voice compression. Sometimes referred to as -law format or Unix Audio Format. The -law algorithm is a standard method for compressing the dynamic range of a signal. SND is an acronym derived from Sound. Binary file format. Supports various sampling frequencies and an arbitrary number of channels. Identical to the AU format. Developed by Sun Microsystems in 1992.
Import and Export support all audio codecs commonly used in the SND format.