File Extension WV

.WV File

File extension: WV
File type: Compressed WAV Audio
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Notes about the WV file extension:



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The WV file type is primarily associated with 'Sonarc'. A lossless compressor from 1994.

Detailed information for file extension WV:


Primary association: Sonarc
File classification: Audio
Identifying characters Hex: 52 49 46 46 , ASCII: RIFF , and , Hex (position 7): 00 57 41 56 45 66 6D 74 20 , ASCII: .WAVEfmt
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Other applications associated with file type WV:

  • WavPack (Lossless Audio Compression)WavPack is a completely open audio compression format providing lossless, high-quality lossy, and a unique hybrid compression mode. This association is classified as Audio. The identifying characters used for this association are - Hex: 77 76 70 6B , ASCII: wvpk Related links: WavPack File Format
File Identifier - TrID
'Identifying characters' used on FILExt.com are
provided by Marco Pontello from his TrID database




Important: Invalid file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your Windows PC. It is highly recommended that you scan your PC for invalid registry entries, unused processes and other slowdown issues.

Technical data

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System Info for File Extension .WV

The following listing is compiled from the database produced by the 'Associate This!' program, selected data from the main FILExt database and information FILExt collected directly from user systems.

ProgramID: foobar2000.wv
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Audio\foobar2000\foobar2000.exe %1

ProgramID: MediaCenter.11.File
EXEFile: %SystemRoot%\system32\MC11.exe /Play

ProgramID: foobar2000.wv
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\foobar2000\foobar2000.exe

ProgramID: ZPWVFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Zoom Player\zplayer.exe

ProgramID: KLCP.WavPack
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Windows Media Player\wmplayer.exe

ProgramID: KLCP.WavPack
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\K-Lite Codec Pack\Media Player Classic\mplayerc.exe

ProgramID: KLCP WavPack File
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Windows Media Player\wmplayer.exe

ProgramID: stormplayer.wv
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\StormII\Storm.exe /play

ProgramID: KLCP.WMP.wv
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Windows Media Player\wmplayer.exe

ProgramID: MPlayerFileAudio
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MPlayer\mplayer\smplayer_portable.exe

Program Name and MIME Type Info for File Extension .WV

FILExt has been given permission to display a Program Name/MIME type database collected by Anthony R. Nemmer. Some of this data has already been included into the main FILExt database. Those entries which have not yet been incorporated are displayed below.
Program Name Mime Type video/wavelet

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