[All] audio file formats extensions list

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[All] audio file formats extensions list

Post by Audapodunk » Thu Aug 11, 2022 3:09 pm

Can anyone share a list of extensions of audio formats- but not only those supported by Audacity? Including some obscure PC formats and legacy Amiga ones- i.e. all there ever existed?

I already have read entries about file formats in Wikipedia and have checked in my various audio related programs what do they support, but every couple of weeks I keep coming with one more potential source- thus discover new formats, sometimes ones that I can even vaguely remember from my past activities



And also, about such one more source: where is the list of file types supported by Audacity? Both the file:///C:/Program%20Files%20(x86)/audacity/help/manual/man/subject_index.html and file:///C:/Program%20Files%20(x86)/audacity/help/manual/man/faq.html do not seem to have an entry about them
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Re: [All] audio file formats extensions list

Post by Audapodunk » Tue Aug 30, 2022 10:56 pm

Well,
Audapodunk wrote:
Thu Aug 11, 2022 3:09 pm
Can anyone share a list of extensions of audio formats- but not only those supported by Audacity?
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Re: [All] audio file formats extensions list

Post by steve » Wed Aug 31, 2022 1:04 am

Audapodunk wrote:
Thu Aug 11, 2022 3:09 pm
Can anyone share a list of extensions of audio formats
The ones that are important to me:
WAV
FLAC
OGG
Opus
MP3
Audapodunk wrote:
Thu Aug 11, 2022 3:09 pm
Including some obscure PC formats
Not something I'm really interested in. Hundreds have become obsolete because there are better alternatives, such as those listed above.

Audapodunk wrote:
Thu Aug 11, 2022 3:09 pm
where is the list of file types supported by Audacity?
Here: viewtopic.php?p=455217#p455217

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