LRC File

What are LRC files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a LRC file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.

What is a LRC file?

LRC files have multiple uses, and Song Lyrics is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.

Song Lyrics File

Files containing the .lrc file extension are text files used by a variety of audio playback software applications. The LRC files contain the lyrics and timing information for the songs associated with the file. LRC files are commonly used by karaoke software applications to display the text of the songs that are being played.

In most cases, the LRC file will be named with the song's name that is associated with it. For example, the LRC song for the file "Candle in the Wind" would likely be named "candleinthewind.lrc".

How to open LRC files

We have identified two LRC openers that are compatible with this specific type of LRC file.

Programs that open Song Lyrics files


Last updated: June 29, 2022

More file formats using the LRC extension

Through our research of LRC files, we know that the following formats exist. However, we have not yet analyzed them in detail.

  • Lerc2 Bitmap

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of LRC files. Remember, different programs may use LRC files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

KMPlayerKMPlayerUser submitted
iTunesiTunesUser submitted
LRC EditorLRC EditorUser submitted
Microsoft Windows Media PlayerMicrosoft Windows Media PlayerUser submitted
Subtitle WorkshopSubtitle WorkshopUser submitted
QQMusicQQMusicUser submitted
BrillKids Little ReaderBrillKids Little ReaderUser submitted
LearnLinc Distributed Learning EnvironmentLearnLinc Distributed Learning EnvironmentUser submitted
Little ReaderLittle ReaderUser submitted
Landi Renzo OmegasLandi Renzo OmegasUser submitted

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