LRC File - opening and understanding

Did your computer fail to open a LRC file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .LRC files.

What is a LRC file?

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

LRC files are commonly used by karaoke software applications to display the text of the songs that are being played by a Karaoke application. In most cases, the LRC file will be named with the name of the song that is associated with it. For example, the LRC song for the file Candle in the Wind would be named with the file name candleinthewind.lrc.

How to open LRC files

You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with file extension LRC for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different LRC openers which you will find listed below.

Suggest another file format using extension LRC

While we know of one file format using the .LRC file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .LRC file.

Various viewers for this file format

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.

KaraFun PlayerKaraFun PlayerUser submitted
KMPlayerKMPlayerUser submitted
iTunesiTunesUser submitted
LRC EditorLRC EditorUser submitted
Microsoft Windows Media PlayerMicrosoft Windows Media PlayerUser submitted
Subtitle WorkshopSubtitle WorkshopUser submitted
KaraFunKaraFunUser submitted
Any Video Converter ProfessionalAny Video Converter ProfessionalUser submitted
QQMusicQQMusicUser submitted
KaraFun StudioKaraFun StudioUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with LRC-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any web services that we know for certain will work with LRC-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!