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File extension OPUS

The most common cause of problems with opening the OPUS file is simply the lack of appropriate applications installed on your computer. In this case, it is sufficient to find, download and install an application that supports the OPUS file format - this type of programs are available below.

File type Opus Audio Format
Developer Xiph.Org



It should be noted that some coded data from files that your computer does not read can be sometimes previewed in a Notepad. This way, we will read passages of a text or numbers. It is worth checking if this method can also be applied to the OPUS files.

What should be done when an application from the list has already been installed?

Often, an installed application should automatically link to a OPUS file. If it did not happen, the OPUS file can be linked with the newly installed application manually. Simply right-click on the OPUS file, then from the available list select "Choose default program". Next, select "Browse" and find the application you selected. These changes have to be confirmed by pressing the "OK" button.

Programs that can open the OPUS file

  • VLC media playerVLC media player
  • Opus-toolsOpus-tools
  • WinampWinamp
  • TAudioConverter Audio ConverterTAudioConverter Audio Converter
Mac OS
  • VLC media playerVLC media player
  • VLC media playerVLC media player

Why can’t I open the OPUS file?

However, problems with the OPUS files can also have a different background. Sometimes even the software, installed on your computer, that supports the OPUS files does not solve the problem. The reason for the fact that the OPUS file can’t be opened and used can also be:

- an incorrect link to the OPUS file in the registry entries
- corruption of a OPUS file, that you want to open
- infection of a OPUS file (viruses)
- insufficient computer hardware resources
- drivers out of date
- accidental deletion of the OPUS file from the Windows registry
- incomplete installation of the program that supports a OPUS file?

Solving these problems should allow the free opening and working with the OPUS files. If the computer still has problems with the files, use the services of an expert who will diagnose a specific cause.

My computer does not show file extensions, what should I do?

In the standard Windows settings, a computer user cannot see the OPUS file extension. However, you can successfully change this in the settings. Just go to "Control Panel" and select "Appearance and Personalization". Then, go to the "Folder Options" and open the "View" tab. On the "View" tab, you will find "Hide extensions for known file types" – you should mark this option and confirm by pressing "OK". At this point, the extension of all files, including the OPUS files should be displayed after the file name.