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.WV File Extension

File TypeWavPack Audio File

DeveloperWavPack
Popularity
2.4 (10 Votes)
CategoryAudio Files
FormatBinary

Binary

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

What is a WV file?

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.

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Programs that open WV files
Updated 9/15/2014

About WV Files

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