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File Extension VOC

The file extension VOC is associated with Creative Labs Sound and Apogee Quartet Audio. Creative Labs is a manufacturer of electronics including entertainment devices, sound blasters, speaker systems, headphones and headsets, Bluetooth wireless equipment, and more. Apogee Quartet is a desktop USB audio interface and control center which delivers desktop recordings for a Mac-based studio.

If the VOC file extension is related to Creative Labs Sound, the file is an audio file type which contains stereo audio, mono, instrument sounds, 8-bit and 16-bit audio, and A-law. The contents of a VOC file are known as Creative Voice which is an audio format used with Creative Lab Sound Blaster audio cards.

VOC files which are part of Apogee Quartet are defined as an audio file type which contains recordings that are created with the Apogee Quartet USB audio interface and connected peripherals. Apogee Quartet peripherals can include microphones, instruments, keyboards, and MIDI (Musical Instrument Digital Interface) controllers which can be mixed with connected speakers. Additionally, the digital inputs provide features for connecting digital recording devices.

How to Open VOC Files

Since the file extension VOC can be opened using multiple programs and applications, double click on the file to see if it will automatically open in a default program you have installed on your PC. VOC files can be very versatile, so you may already have a program which will open the file.

If VOC files are associated with Creative Labs Sound, they can be opened using various media applications. If you are using the Windows operating system, you can use Nullsoft Winamp Media Player 5.6 which is offered as a free download on the Winamp website.

You can also opt to use FairStars Audio Converter to convert Creative Lab VOC files to another audio format for use with a broader range of applications. FairStars Audio Converter is professional multimedia software available as a free trial download on the FairStars website. Voc2wav is an audio conversion software application which will open VOC files in Windows as well. Voc2wav is available as a free download on the Partners in Rhyme website.

For Mac OS X, Creative Lab VOC files can be opened using Adobe Audition CS6, which is an audio editing software application that is part of the Adobe CS6 Creative Suite of applications. Adobe Audition CS6 is offered as a 30-day free trial on the Adobe website and also works with the Windows operating system.

If you are looking for a multiplatform application which will open Creative Lab VOC files, you can use VLC Media Player, which is an open source media application available as a free download on the VideoLAN website. VLC Media Player is compatible with Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, and the Android operating system.

Creative Lab VOC files can also be opened using the Creative Labs Sound Blaster USB audio interface with integrated components. Sound Blaster is available on the Creative website and is designed for use with the Windows operating system.

If the file extension VOC is related to Apogee Quartet, the file can be opened using the Apogee Quartet desktop audio interface with a Mac-based studio. Apogee Quartet is available on the Guitar Center website and is designed for use with Mac PCs.

You can also opt to convert Apogee Quartet VOC files to another format such as WAV or MP3 for use with a wider variety of media applications. There are a number of audio conversion programs on websites such as CNET and Softpedia which will convert VOC files for you.

You can also use a free online resource such as Zamzar for a free file conversion. Simply log onto the Zamzar website, browse for the VOC file on your PC, choose a new format, enter your email address, and click on Convert. Within minutes you will receive the newly converted file in your email inbox.