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the RAW file extension!

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RAW file extension - RAW audio format

What is raw file? How to open raw files?

File type specification:

Audio and sound file type icon Audio and sound file type

raw file icon: raw filetype icon

The raw file extension is also used for RAW sound files. The raw audio file can contain sound in any codec but is usually used for PCM audio data. It is rarely used except for technical tests.

The default software associated to open raw file:

Winamp icon

Winamp  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:

Winamp is a legendary media player and one of the first major ones. It was first released in 1997 with latest version from late 2013. It was originally developed by Nullsoft, but now the brand is owned by Radionomy.

Help how to open:

Winamp (with AdPlug plugin) should be able to play *.raw files. However, some specialized audio editors should be able to work with this kind of *.raw files.

How to convert:

Likely can be exported and saved to other audio formats.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .raw 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 raw file, edit raw file, convert raw file, view raw file, play raw file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

raw file players - programs that can play raw file - RAW audio format

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

Microsoft Windows:

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

Microsoft MS-DOS:

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