ORC File - opening and understanding

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

What is an ORC file?

An .ORC file is a Csound Orchestra file. Through our analysis of ORC files, we know that one use of the format is Csound Orchestra. We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.

How to open ORC 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 ORC for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 9 different ORC openers which you will find listed below.

Other file formats using extension .ORC

While Csound Orchestra is a popular type of ORC-file, we know of 2 different uses of the .ORC extension.

The ORC file extension indicates to your device which app can open the file. However, different apps may use the same file extension for different types of data. So an ORC opener may not be able to open all kinds of ORC files. In this case, look through both formats to make sure you find the best suited ORC viewer.

Oracle song

Through our analysis of ORC files, we know that one use of the format is Oracle song. We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 9 different ORC openers which you will find listed below.

Various viewers for this file format

These apps are known to open certain types of ORC files. Remember, different programs may use ORC files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

Record Producer MIDI EditionRecord Producer MIDI EditionUser submitted
Record ProducerRecord ProducerUser submitted
AudioStationAudioStationUser submitted
ORCalcORCalcUser submitted
Digital OrchestratorDigital OrchestratorUser submitted
Digital Orchestrator ProDigital Orchestrator ProUser submitted
AudioStation MIDI PlayerAudioStation MIDI PlayerUser submitted
Digital Orchestrator PlusDigital Orchestrator PlusUser submitted
MIDI Orchestrator PlusMIDI Orchestrator PlusUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with ORC-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 ORC-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!