How to open Ogg Vorbis audio .ogg files
Have you had trouble opening the ogg file on your computer? What are ogg files? We explain what they are and recommend software that we know will open them.
What is ogg file?
Files with ogg file extension can be typically found as sounds or music in Ogg Vorbis compressed audio format.
Ogg Vorbis audio description
The ogg file extension is used for Ogg Vorbis compressed audio format. Ogg is fairly new audio compression format. It is roughly comparable to other formats used to store and play digital music, such as mp3 and other digital audio formats. OGG is different from these other formats because it is completely free, open audio file format.
Ogg is the name of Xiph.org's container format for audio, video, and metadata.
Vorbis is the name of a specific audio compression scheme that's designed to be contained in Ogg. Note that other formats are capable of being embedded in Ogg such as FLAC and Speex.
Illiminable's ogg directshow filters will let you play your Ogg Vorbis files in Windows Media Player, and other DirectShow based players. Players not based on DirectShow do not need these filters.
Suggested software to open ogg file
Windows 11 default media player.
One of the most popular multi-platfom multimeda player
The default multimedia player from Microsoft Windows
There are other OGG filename extensions with the same .ogg suffix
ogg - Origin graphic file
Files with ogg extension are associated with Origin. They contain some graphics.
ogg - Salt Lake Winter Olympics 2002 game data
An ogg file extension is related to the Salt Lake Winter Olympics 2002 game data.