File Extension VOX

  • Full name
    ADPCM Dialogic Sound Format
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Have you encountered a problem with a VOX file? Don’t you know which program opens a file with this extension? You will find all the information you need about working with a VOX file here. In the further part of this page we have added a list of programs that should open your VOX file. It is enough you choose a proper application for your operating system, download and install it.

What is VOX file?

The file extension VOX is used for audio files in the Dialogic ADPCM (Adaptive Differential Pulse Code Modulation) format. It is an open, compressed audio format, which usually has a sample rate of 8KHz (there are no specifications in this regard).

More info

The VOX format is used primarily for voice in computer telephone systems.

Note: Audacity can only import VOX files via the raw data import via 'File-> Import-> Raw Data'. In the codec selection then select VOX ADPCM.

Programs which can open a VOX file

How to open file with VOX extension?

In order to open a file with VOX extension one of the following programs must be installed on user’s system. If a problem with opening VOX file occurred, it is highly possible that none of the listed programs is present on user’s system. Even if one or more said programs are installed, there may be issues related with given programs. In order to solve a problem with VOX files, follow the instructions below.
Install Adobe Audition or other program from the list

Most often resolving problems with opening VOX files is very simple. Just install an appropriate program that supports such files. All of the listed programs support VOX files, but may vary in offered function and purpose. Some programs may be capable only of viewing contents of VOX files or offer file conversion options, but may not be capable of editing such files.

Set Adobe Audition as the default program for opening VOX files

It is possible that although a compatible program has been installed on user’s system, it is not used by the system to open it. This may happen because no default application was associated with this type of files. To associate VOX files with given application, select "Open with" from drop-down menu (accessed by right-clicking on the file). Then select from the list the program or application you want to be used to open this type of file. If the Adobe Audition applications is not on the list, select "Browse" option in order to manually locate the directory where Adobe Audition has been installed.


Check the section that lists most common problems with VOX files

Sometimes problems with opening VOX files may not lie with the application itself, but can arise due to other causes, such as:

  • File data is corrupted
  • VOX files has been not been completely download from the internet (only a part of the data has been downloaded)
  • Currently used user account hasn’t been granted necessary privileges to open VOX files (should that be the case, please contact your system administrator or IT specialist)
  • VOX file was being copied from a corrupted storage device and is incomplete or data is corrupted. (Copying files from unknown or untrusted sources should be conducted with great care as such files may contain malicious software, which can damage your system)