.AWB File Extension

.AWB File Extension

2 file types use the .awb file extension.
File Type 1

ADX Audio Package File2

Developer CRI Middleware
Popularity
2.7  |  3 Votes
Category Audio Files
Format N/A

What is an AWB file?

An AWB file is an audio package used by various Sega Dreamcast, PlayStation 2, GameCube, and Wii video games developed by CRI Middleware. It contains ADX or ADX2 formatted audio that is typically used for sound effects, music, and dialogue featured in a game.

More Information

You can use VGMToolbox to unpack the AWB file in Windows. AWB files that contain audio saved in the ADX2 format store multiple .HCA or HCA-MX files. HCA files are encoded with the High Compression Audio (HCA) proprietary codec and HCA-MX files are encoded with the HCA-MX codec.

NOTE: AWB files are typically seen with .ACB files in the game installation directory.

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Programs that open AWB files

Windows
Updated November 5, 2018
File Type 2

AMR-WB Audio File

Developer N/A
Popularity
1.4  |  5 Votes
Category Audio Files
Format N/A

What is an AWB file?

Audio format known as "Adaptive Multi Rate - WideBand" (AMR-WB) that uses a patented speech coding standard; similar to an .AMR file, but supports a wider frequency bandwidth of 50 Hz to 7 KHz; supports nine different bit rates, from 6.6 kbps to 23.85 kbps.

More Information

The AWB format is supported by various mobile phones and is used for creating Nokia True Tones.

Programs that open AWB files

Windows
Nokia Multimedia Converter
FairStars Audio Converter
Updated September 11, 2009

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