CODEC file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.codec - Rockbox Codec

The CODEC data files are related to Rockbox. The CODEC file is a Rockbox Codec. Rockbox is an open source replacement firmware for mp3 players.

Data files
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Rockbox Codec related extensions:
Rockbox iPod Firmware
Rockbox Plug-in
Rockbox Custom Theme Data

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

Can't open a .codec file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

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.

The .codec file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

code, coded

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Anubis Ransomware Encrypted Data
GraalOnline Encrypted Data

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8/10, Windows 11, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, macOS, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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