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.WV File Extension

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File TypeWavPack Audio File

DeveloperWavPack
Popularity
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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 compressed using WavPack Hybrid Lossless Compression; supports both lossy and lossless compression, which produces high-quality compressed files; the compression ratio is typically between 30% and 70%.

More Information

WavPack compression supports mono, stereo, and multichannel audio. It is compatible with most PCM audio formats including 8, 16, 24, and 32-bit recordings, and supports sampling rates from 6 to 192 kHz.

Program(s) that open .WV files
Microsoft Windows LogoWindows
WavPack Win32
Foobar2000
VUPlayer
Cockos REAPER
Image-Line FL Studio
Lightning UK! ImgBurn
Adobe Audition with WavPack plugin
Nullsoft Winamp with WavPack plugin
Steinberg WaveLab
with WavPack plugin
Media Player Classic
VideoLAN VLC media player
Mac OS X LogoMac OS
X Lossless Decoder
VideoLAN VLC media player
Max
Linux LogoLinux
WavPack for Linux
Aqualung
Audacious
XMMS with WavPack plugin
VideoLAN VLC media player
Updated 9/15/2014