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WV file

This page contains information on the WV file extension (WavPack Audio file)

File extension.WV
CategoryAudio File
DescriptionWV (WavPack) is a kind of audio format, which supports lossless and/or high-quality lossy compression. This is a free open-source codec, which compresses files by 30% to 70% depending on the type of music. It is also noteworthy that WV also uses ‘hybrid’ compression mode and creates a high-quality lossy file in combination with a so called ‘correction’ file (.WVC), which is responsible for complete restoration. WV compression pattern compresses/restores 8, 16, 24 and 32-bit files in the WAV format.
Associated programsVLC media player
FFMpeg
Developed byDavid Bryant
MIME type
Useful linksMore detailed information on WV files

Convert WV files

Using CoolUtils Online WV Converter it is possible to convert WV files to a variety of other formats:

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