Software : Cog : Cog


(as of 9/15/2014)
LicenseOpen Source

Software Overview

Main Features

  • Support for audio formats, such as MP3, WAV, FLAC, and OGG
  • Simple, iTunes-like interface with basic playback options
  • Localized for a variety of languages, including English, German, and Russian

Cog is an open source audio player for OS X. The program is developed by Vincent Spader and the last version was released in 2007.

The audio player supports a variety of audio formats, such as .MP3, .FLAC, .AAC, .WAV, .OGG, and .AIFF. The application also supports a number of video game audio formats, including .SPC, .NSF, and .GBS. Cog's interface is simple, it appears similar to iTunes and consists of basic playback options. The application is also friendly towards diverse users, as it's localized for 11 different languages, including German, French, Russian, and Spanish.

Cog is an open source project that provides support to a variety of audio formats, but it doesn’t consist of much more than that. Other audio players for OS X, such as VLC media player and iTunes are better options for audio playback.

Supported File Types

Primary file extension

.MP3 – MP3 Audio File

Other file extensions used by Cog 0.07

Supported File Types
.AIFFAudio Interchange File Format
.APEMonkey's Audio Lossless Audio File
.CUECue Sheet File
.FLACFree Lossless Audio Codec File
.GBSGameBoy Sound File
.ITImpulse Tracker Module
.M3UMedia Playlist File
.M4AMPEG-4 Audio File
.MODAmiga Music Module File
.MPCMusepack Compressed Audio File
.NSFNES Sound Format File
.OGGOgg Vorbis Audio File
.PLSAudio Playlist
.S3MScreamTracker 3 Module
.SAPAtari SAP Music File
.SHNShorten Compressed Audio File
.SPCSNES Soundtrack File
.VGMVideo Game Music File
.VGZVideo Game Music Compressed File
.WVWavPack Audio File
.XMFasttracker 2 Extended Module
Additional Related File Formats
.AIFAudio Interchange File Format
.AIFCCompressed Audio Interchange File
.M3U8UTF-8 M3U Playlist File

Updated: September 15, 2014