Files with opus extension can be usually find as audio files in Opus audio file format from various Internet by VoIP services, streaming services, web frameworks etc.

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Software that open opus file

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OPUS file extension - Opus audio data

What is opus file? How to open opus files?

File type specification:

Audio and sound file type icon Audio and sound file type

File extension opus is most likely best known for its use for OPUS audio format.

Opus is lossy audio compression file format encoded by IETF (Internet Engineering Task Force) audio codec and stored in OGG container. It is used by real-time interactive applications on the Internet (VoIP, Streaming, web frameworks).

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Updated: April 21, 2024

The default software associated to open opus file:

Media Player icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMedia Player  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Windows 11 default media player is called Media Player. Microsoft developed it for the latest Windows 11 operating system (OS). Media Player replaces the old Windows Media Player, Windows 10 Groove Music, and Microsoft Movies & TV. It was released to all Win11 users on February 15, 2022.

VLC media player icon

VideoLAN Project Team logoVLC media player  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
VideoLAN Project Team

Very popular multimedia player developed for Windows, Apple Mac, Linux, Unix and various other operating systems and platforms.

VLC can playback many of the video formats (AVI, MKV, OGV, WMV, ASF, MOV...) and audio formats (MP3, AAC, M4A, OGG, FLAC...) as well as support of subtitles for video. It can also be used as a streaming server and multimedia transcoder.

Help how to open:

Your best option to playback *.opus files would be to use the free VLC player that has great format support.

How to convert:

OPUS audio can be converted to a wide range of other audio formats.

Find conversions from opus file:

opus to aac

opus to amr

opus to mp3

opus to ogg

opus to wav

List of software applications associated to the .opus file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open opus file, edit opus file, convert opus file, view opus file, play opus file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting opus files.

opus file players - programs that can play opus file - Opus audio data

Programs supporting the exension opus on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for play opus file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with opus file by default:
Media Player small icon Media Player
VLC media player small icon VLC media player
Other suggested software:
AIMP small icon AIMP
Winamp small icon Winamp

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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