|Ogg Vorbis Audio
|Standard (developed by Xiph.Org)
|★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Popular
Ogg Vorbis is an open source audio encoding and streaming technology used for compressing audio files.
OGG files can be played back using several different audio programs. Some examples include Apple QuickTime Player with the Xiph QuickTime Components (XiphQT) and VLC media player.
Important: "Ogg" refers to Xiph.org's container format for audio, video, and metadata. "Vorbis" is the name of the compression scheme applied to the audio data stored in the Ogg container.
Microsoft Media Player
VideoLAN VLC media player
|July 28, 2011
Information from the PC File Extensions Reference