Opening OGG files

Did your computer fail to open an OGG file? We explain what OGG files are and recommend software that we know can open or convert your OGG files.

What is an OGG file?

The .ogg file extension is most commonly associated with the Ogg Vorbis file format. "Ogg" referrs to the container format of these files and "Vorbis" refers to the compression technology designed for the OGG file format.

Ogg is an open container format that is used for the streaming and manipulation of audio and video files over the Internet. The OGG file format is frequently used to create and distribute music and movie files. While the OGG file format is somewhat similar in nature to the MP3, VQF and AAC formats, unlike these formats the OGG file format is free and unpatented.

Try a universal file viewer

In addition to the products listed above, I would suggest that you try a universal file viewer like Free File Viewer. It can open over 200 different types of files - and very likely yours too! Download Free File Viewer.

By Prof. Jones (The File Expert)

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