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What are LRC files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a LRC 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 LRC 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: September 22, 2023

All known file formats using extension .LRC

While Song Lyrics File is a popular type of LRC-file, we know of 2 different uses of the .LRC file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.

Lerc2 Bitmap

We know that one LRC format is Lerc2 Bitmap. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested ten different LRC openers which you will find listed below.

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
Windows Media PlayerWindows 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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