What are VOC files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening a VOC 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 a VOC file?
VOC files have multiple uses, and Creative Voice Audio is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.
Creative Voice Audio File
These files are associated with Creative Labs audio hardware devices like the SoundBlaster sound cards.
VOC files can contain audio clips, music files, instrument sounds, and sound effects used with the associated hardware device. The VOC file format is a compressed file format, allowing for a reduction in the size of the audio files stored on the user's hard drive.
How to open VOC files
We have identified two VOC openers that are compatible with this specific type of VOC file.
Programs that open Creative Voice Audio files
Last updated: April 20, 2023
All known file formats using extension .VOC
While Creative Voice Audio File is a popular type of VOC-file, we know of 3 different uses of the .VOC file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.
RCA Digital Voice Recorder Audio File
These files contain recordings made with an RCA Digital Voice Recorder. These devices are often used to record meetings and interviews, allowing to replay the conversations at a later time.
The VOC file format used by these recorders is proprietary. Although you can easily copy the recordings from the device to your PC, you need special software to convert them to more popular formats like MP3 or OGG.
While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested ten different VOC openers which you will find listed below.
ZX Spectrum VOC Tape Archive
These VOC files contain tape image files that are created with ZX Spectrum emulation software.
Various apps that use files with this extension
These apps are known to open certain types of VOC files. Remember, different programs may use VOC files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.
|Any Video Converter||Verified|
|VLC Media Player||Verified|
|Adobe Audition||User submitted|
|Cool Edit Pro||User submitted|
|TS Player||User submitted|
|Express Scribe||User submitted|
|Cool Edit||User submitted|
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