G726-3 file format description

Many people share .g726-3 files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .g726-3 file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .g726-3 files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.g726-3 - G.726 RAW 3-bit ADPCM Audio Data

The G726-3 audio files are related to Awave Studio. The G726-3 file is a G.726 RAW 3-bit ADPCM Audio Data. G.726 is an ITU-T ADPCM speech codec standard covering the transmission of voice at rates of 16, 24, 32, and 40 kbit/s.

Awave Studio
Audio files
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G.726 RAW 3-bit ADPCM Audio Data related extensions:
Oktalyzer Music Module
VirtualDJ Audio Sample
Final Fantasy XI Music
Yamaha RS-7000 Archive
CSound Orchestra Midi Audio
Yamaha MegaVoice Audio

Naturally, other applications may also use the .g726-3 file extension. Even harmful programs can create .g726-3 files. Be especially cautious with .g726-3 files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .g726-3 file?

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Windows can't open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

Operating systems

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