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.OPUS File Extension

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File TypeOpus Audio File

DeveloperXiph.Org
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CategoryAudio Files
FormatBinary

Binary

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

Definition

Audio file created in the Opus format (also called "Ogg Opus"), a lossy audio format developed for Internet streaming; uses both SILK (used by Skype) and CELT (from Xiph.Org) codecs and supports variable bit rates from 6 kb/s to 510 kb/s.

More Information

Since the Opus codec is primarily used for streaming, files with the ".opus" extension that are encoded with the Opus codec are not common.

NOTE: The Opus codec is used for Voice over IP (VoIP), video conferencing, in-game chat. The Opus format was standardized by the IETF and is maintained by Xiph.Org.

Programs that open OPUS files
Windows
File Viewer Plus
VideoLAN VLC media player
Foobar2000
AIMP
Opus-tools
Mac
VideoLAN VLC media player
Linux
VideoLAN VLC media player
Updated 1/2/2013

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