What are AMR files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening an AMR file or are you simply curious about its contents? We're here to explain the properties of these files and provide you with software that can open or handle your AMR files.
What is an AMR file?
An .AMR file is an Adaptive Multi Rate encoded audio file.
AMR stands for Adaptive Multi-Rate. The .amr file format was developed by Ericsson. Files with the .amr extension are compressed audio files that have been optimized to record speech.
The AMR file format was created for cell phone voice recordings. When a user creates a voice message or voice memo with certain cellular phones, the files are created with the .amr file extension.
Unlike many of the other audio codec formats used for digital devices, the sound quality of AMR files is not ideal. This is because these files are optimized for speech recording and not for quality audio playback.
How to open AMR files
We have identified two AMR openers that are compatible with this specific type of AMR file.
Programs that open Adaptive Multi Rate encoded audio files
Last updated: September 27, 2023
Various apps that use files with this extension
These apps are known to open certain types of AMR files. Remember, different programs may use AMR files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.
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