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What are VOC files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a VOC file or are you simply curious about its contents? We're here to explain the properties of these files and provide you with software that can open or handle your VOC 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: September 21, 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 ConverterAny Video ConverterVerified
VLC Media PlayerVLC Media PlayerVerified
Adobe AuditionAdobe AuditionUser submitted
MixPadMixPadUser submitted
Cool Edit ProCool Edit ProUser submitted
WavePadWavePadUser submitted
Express ScribeExpress ScribeUser submitted
Cool EditCool EditUser submitted
VideoPad Video-EditorVideoPad Video-EditorUser submitted

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