OPUS File Type- The quick facts
What are OPUS files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening an OPUS 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 an OPUS file?
An .OPUS file is an Opus compressed audio file. The .opus file extension is used for an audio codec format created by the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF). These OPUS files contain digital audio data that is stored in an OGG container. Some VoIP tools generate these .opus files through its embedded set of telephony features and voice recording functions. These OPUS files are also used by some applications that provide interactive audio-related functions and real-time Web streaming services for audio data. These include Web frameworks, music streaming programs, and instant messaging (IM) tools with voice chat and audio recording features.
How to open OPUS files
We have identified 4 OPUS openers for Windows that are compatible with this specific type of OPUS file.
Programs that open Opus compressed audio files
Last updated: January 19, 2022
Suggest another file format using extension OPUS
While we know of one file format using the .OPUS 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 .OPUS file.
Various apps that use files with this extension
These apps are known to open certain types of OPUS files. Remember, different programs may use OPUS files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.