Open STEM file

The most common choise: Native Instruments Stems audio data

How to open Native Instruments Stems audio data .stem files

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

What is stem file?

A stem file extension is related to the Native Instruments Stems audio file format for DJs.

Native Instruments Stems audio data description

The stem file extension is associated with the Stems an audio format developed by Native Instruments and used to store song in various stems (multi-channel audio), like a drums stem, a bass line stem, a harmony stem, and a lead stem.

The Stems is open source format developed for DJs, which uses MP4 container to store stems and it is playable in various audio players that support MP4 playback.

Songs in Stems format sells Beatport, Juno, and Traxsource.

The default name of Stems file is: nameofsong.stem.mp4

However if you have set hide file extensions option in your operating system, you will see: nameofsong.stem file.

Suggested software to open stem file


Audio mixing software for DJs

Stem Creator Tool

A tool for creating audio data stored in Stems audio format

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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