How to play Opus music on computer?

Opus is a completely free lossy audio compression format developed by the Internet Engineering Task Force, which incorporates technology from two codecs (SILK and CELT). .opus files can scale from low bit-rate narrowband speech to very high quality stereo music. Opus supports Bit-rates from 6 kb/s to 510 kb/s, sample rates from 8 kHz to 48 kHz, frame sizes from 2.5 ms to 60 ms. So the Opus audio format will be used in the upcoming WebRTC standard.

Opus will be the most popular streaming, real-time audio format. However, Opus is not compatible with most of media players, portable devices, etc. So many uses want to know how to play Opus music on computer. Now I will introduce two simple ways for playing Opus on PC or Mac.

How to play Opus on your PC or Mac for free?

Method 1: Play Opus with Firefox
From the version 15 of Firefox, Mozilla support Opus. So we only need to download a new version firefox web browser to your PC or Mac. If you get music with .opus file extension, you only need to launch Firefox, and then drag and drop Opus file to your firefox interface for playing.

Paly Opus With Firefox

Method 2: Play with free VLC media player
Since version 2.0.4, VLC media player supports Opus files. So you can download the free and open source cross-platform media player for playing Opus on your windows PC, Mac OS, etc from their official website http://www.videolan.org/.

VLC Opus Player

Other tools: You also can try the other players like new version AIMP, foobar2000, Mpxplay for playing your Opus on your computer on PC or Mac

Learn more about OPUS vs MP3, OPUS vs OGG and how to convert OPUS to MP3.

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