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.OGG File Extension

File TypeOgg Vorbis Audio File

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This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.

What is a OGG file?

Compressed audio file that uses free, unpatented Ogg Vorbis audio compression; similar to an .MP3 file, but sounds better than an MP3 file of equal size; can include song metadata, including artist information and track data; supported by many software music players and some portable music players.

More Information

The Ogg format is a container used for storing audio data. The term "Vorbis" refers to a specific encoding scheme provided by Xiph.Org, the developers of Ogg. OGG files may also include other types of audio compression, including FLAC and Speex. However, these files then cannot officially be referred to as "Vorbis" files, since they use a different compression scheme.

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Programs that open OGG files
File Viewer Plus
Nullsoft Winamp
Roxio Creator NXT Pro 5
PCF Miro
Xion Audio Player
VideoLAN VLC media player
Audials One 2016
Microsoft Windows Media Player with DirectShow filter
RealNetworks RealPlayer Cloud with Xiph OGG plugin
Applian Replay Converter
Adobe Audition CC 2015
Eltima Elmedia Player
PCF Miro
MacAmp Lite X
Roxio Toast 15
VideoLAN VLC media player
RealNetworks RealPlayer Cloud with Xiph OGG plugin
Apple QuickTime Player with the XiphQT plugin
Movavi Video Converter
Adobe Audition CC 2015
PCF Miro
VideoLAN VLC media player
RealNetworks RealPlayer Cloud
Google Drive
VideoLAN VLC for iOS 2
olimsoft OPlayer
File Viewer for Android
antvplayer Media Converter
Updated 3/25/2016

.OGG Extension Information

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