Open WV file

WV files: what are they and how do I open them?

wv file icon Are you facing difficulties opening unknown files on your computer, or wondering exactly what this file is?
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Audio compressed without loss using WavPack

You can recognize audio files in the Wavpack lossless audio compression format by their specific wv file extension.

Further details:

WavPack lossless compressed audio files feature the  .vw file extension.

It is similar to other lossless audio file formats like FLAC or ALAC, but it is unique in its ability to offer both lossless and high-quality lossy compression in the same file.

WavPack files are often used by audiophiles and audio professionals who require high-quality audio files.

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A set of tools for WavPack lossless audio compression codec

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VLC media player

One of the most popular multi-platfom multimeda player


One of the many audio players for Windows

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Media Player Classic

Multimedia player for Microsoft Windows

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Adobe Audition

Professional audio editing software from Adobe

Adobe Audition for Mac icon

Adobe Audition for Mac

Mac version of Adobe's prime audio editing software

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FL Studio

A popular virtual studio used to create songs and loops

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Microsoft Windows Media Player

The default multimedia player from Microsoft Windows

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A free media player for Windows


Universal All Purpose Free Media, Audio & Video Converter Player Recorder

What is the meaning of a file extension?

File extensions are characters that appear after the dot in a computer file's name. For example, the file "unknown-file.wv" has the file extension "wv". This is used to identify which program should open the file or what file type it is.
File extensions help you organize and manage files. They provide a quick and easy way to identify and associate the file type with the appropriate software.

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