VOC File Type

- The quick facts

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.

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 one VOC opener that is compatible with this specific type of VOC file.

Programs that open Creative Voice Audio files

Last updated: March 5, 2022

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 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 10 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.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different VOC openers which you will find listed below.

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.

WavePad Sound EditorWavePad Sound EditorUser submitted
Final Media PlayerFinal Media PlayerUser submitted
WavePad Audio-EditorWavePad Audio-EditorUser submitted
Any Video ConverterAny Video ConverterUser submitted
Switch Sound File ConverterSwitch Sound File ConverterUser submitted
VLC Media PlayerVLC Media PlayerUser submitted
WinampWinampUser submitted
Adobe AuditionAdobe AuditionUser submitted
MixPadMixPadUser submitted
MixPad Audio MixerMixPad Audio MixerUser submitted

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