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OPUS File Extension

OPUS file extension is created by Xiph Org, also known as Opus Audio File. OPUS has been classified as Audio Files. This File type categories under Zip, Text, Binary and XML, however, the format of this file format has not been determined yet. You can open OPUS files in VideoLAN VLC media player program.

Opus Audio File Type

Opus Audio File Type
Extension .opus
Developer Xiph Org
Popularity 5.0 (138 Votes)
Mime Type mime-type/not.available
Default Program VideoLAN VLC media player
Category Audio Files
Format Binary
Updated 4/1/2024

What is a OPUS File Type?

The codec Opus is used for VoIP (Voice over IP), video-conferencing in the chat game. The Opus format has been standardized by IETF and is maintained by Xiph.Org.

Since the Opus codec is used mainly for streaming files with the .opus" l' extension that are encoded with the Opus codec are not common.


Free online OPUS Tools & Apps

We have also the free online .OPUS (Opus Audio File) file extension apps that can allow to view, edit, convert from to OPUS, merge, split and compare the OPUS files without installing anything on your system. Please click on the links to explore the complete list of details for each required feature.


OPUS Files Common Issues

There are few common issues with the Opus Audio File .OPUS File Extensions while opening the .OPUS files on Windows and MacOs, we have solution to those issues such as:

Can't Open OPUS Files?

  1. You must have supported software programs installed for Opus Audio File on your system such as VideoLAN VLC media player.
  2. Associate default Videolan VideoLAN VLC media player program for *.opus (Opus Audio File) files.

    Associate OPUS Default Program on Windows
    1. Right-click a *.OPUS (e.g example.opus) file and click Open With.
    2. In the Open with dialog box, click Videolan VideoLAN VLC media player program Or click Browse to locate the program (*.exe) that you want.
    3. Select check box for Always use this app to open .opus files.

    Associate OPUS Default Program on MacOs
    1. Click *.OPUS (e.g example.opus) file and click information -> Open With.
    2. In the programs list, click Videolan VideoLAN VLC media player program Or other appropriate program that you want.
    3. Confirm Change for all... and Contine.
    4. A message will appear "This change will be applied to all files with .VideoLAN VLC media player extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection", click Contine to apply changes.

All Platform Software Programs for OPUS File Extension

List of all softwares that can open the OPUS files on each platforms such as Windows, Mac, iOS, Linux, Web and Android, you may click the each software link for more details for other supported formats for each software and the verified direct download links for each software with complete lisensing details.

Microsoft Windows logo image Open OPUS File on Windows

Software License Developer
Foobar2000 image. Foobar2000 1.3.19 for Windows Freeware Foobar2000
VideoLAN VLC media player image. VideoLAN VLC media player 3 for Windows Open Source VideoLAN

MacOs logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen OPUS File on Mac OS

Software License Developer
VideoLAN VLC media player image. VideoLAN VLC media player 3 for MacOs Open Source VideoLAN

Linux logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen OPUS file on Linux

Software License Developer
VideoLAN VLC media player image. VideoLAN VLC media player 3 for Linux Open Source VideoLAN

Website logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen OPUS file on Web

Software License Developer

iOS logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen OPUS file on iOS

Software License Developer
VideoLAN VLC for iOS image. VideoLAN VLC for iOS 2 for iOS Open Source VideoLAN

Android logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen OPUS file on Android

Software License Developer

About Licensing

  1. Free Trial This software are often used for an attempt period, like 14 days, before requiring payment. Some trial versions have a reduced feature set.
  2. Free This software is liberal to use. Examples include open-source , freeware software, like free programs supported by advertising.
  3. Free+ This software is liberal to download and use, but contains in-app purchases (IAP) to unlock additional content or functionality.
  4. Paid This software must be purchased so as to use it. it's going to be offered as a perpetual license or ongoing subscription.
  5. Included with OS This software is bundled with an OS , like Windows, macOS, or Android.

OPUS file extension icon image.About OPUS - Opus Audio File

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Updated 4/1/2024

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