Open AMR file

The most common choise: Adaptive Multi-Rate compressed audio

How to open Adaptive Multi-Rate compressed audio .amr files

amr file icon Have you had trouble opening the amr file on your computer? What are amr files? We explain what they are and recommend software that we know will open them.

What is amr file?

Files with amr suffix can be usually found as songs or music saved in Adaptive Multi-Rate compressed audio format. Can be played in several media players, like VLC player. Also AMR format is supported by many mobile phones.

Adaptive Multi-Rate compressed audio description

File extension amr is commonly used audio files saved in Adaptive Multi-Rate compressed audio.

Adaptive Multi-Rate (AMR) is an audio data compression scheme optimized for speech coding. AMR was adopted as the standard speech codec by 3GPP in October 1998 and is now widely used in GSM. It uses link adaptation to select from one of eight different bit rates based on link conditions.

AMR is also a file format for storing spoken audio using the AMR codec. Many modern mobile telephone handsets will allow you to store short recordings in the AMR format, and some commercial programs exist to convert between this and other formats such as MP3, although it should be remembered that AMR is a speech format and is unlikely to give ideal results for other audio.

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Suggested software to open amr file

Media Player

Windows 11 default media player.

There are other AMR filename extensions with the same .amr suffix

amr - BrainVoyager QX anatomical slice

An amr file extension is related to the BrainVoyager QX and used for its anatomical slice files.

What file extension actually is?

Simply put, file extensions are the characters after the dot in the computer file name, so for example document-name.pdf has file extension „pdf“. This helps Windows to identify which program should be used to open the file.

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