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

We have not yet verified any programs for Mac that work with this specific file format. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!
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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.

WavePad Sound EditorWavePad Sound EditorUser submitted
MPC-HCMPC-HCUser submitted
AIMP3AIMP3User submitted
Zoom PlayerZoom PlayerUser submitted
Microsoft Windows Media PlayerMicrosoft Windows Media PlayerUser submitted
GOM AudioGOM AudioUser submitted
KMPlayerKMPlayerUser submitted
BSPlayerBSPlayerUser submitted
JRiver Media CenterJRiver Media CenterUser submitted
BSPlayer ProBSPlayer ProUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with OPUS-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 OPUS-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!