File Extension Library

.WV File Extension

  • Developer by: WavPack
  • Category: Audio Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .WV file?

.WV file extension is created by WavPack. .WV has been classified as Audio Files. The format of .WV file is Binary.

.WV is WavPack Audio File

Audio file compressed using WavPack Hybrid Lossless Compression; supports both lossy and lossless compression, which produces high-quality compressed files; the compression ratio is typically between 30% and 70%.

WavPack compression supports mono, stereo, and multichannel audio. It is compatible with most PCM audio formats including 8, 16, 24, and 32-bit recordings, and supports sampling rates from 6 to 192 kHz.

List of all softwares that can open the WavPack Audio File
WavPack Win32
Image-Line FL Studio
Lightning UK! ImgBurn
Adobe Audition with WavPack plugin
Nullsoft Winamp with WavPack plugin
Steinberg WaveLab
Media Player Classic
VideoLAN VLC media player
X Lossless Decoder
VideoLAN VLC media player
WavPack for Linux
XMMS with WavPack plugin
VideoLAN VLC media player

How to Open .WV file on different platforms

Open .WV File on Windows

  • Right-click a .WV
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .WV file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .WV files" Press "Ok"

Open .WV File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .WV file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .WV File on Linux

Right click on the .WV file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .WV File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .WV file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .WV File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .WV files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .WV files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .WV files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .WV file format
  2. You need to check the .WV file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)