The File Extensions Database

.VQL File Extension

  • Developer by: Radionomy
  • Category: Audio and sound Files

What is an .VQL file?

.VQL is TwinVQ audio format

The vql file extension is used for a proprietary audio compression format called TwinVQ was developed by Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation. Seems to be obsolete.

Mime types:


This vql file type entry was marked as obsolete and no longer supported file format.

This type of file is no longer actively used and is most likely obsolete. This is typically the case for system files in old operating systems, file types from long discontinued software, or previous versions of certain file types (like documents, projects etc.) that were replaced in higher versions of their original programs.

How to open:

Some audio playback programs, such as Winamp still support the VQL format and can work with it.

How to convert:

Possibly can be converted like any other audio format.

How to solve problems with VQL files

  • Associate the VQL file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any VQL file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.VQL files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the VQL file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .VQL is TwinVQ audio format. Because only the current version supports the latest VQL file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Radionomy manufacturer website after an available .VQL is TwinVQ audio format update.
  • To make sure that your VQL file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.