What is a .SPX File And How To Open It – Xiph.Org (Simple Steps)

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .spx extension, but you are not sure what it is? It is possible that you know what the file does, but you are unsure on how to open it. Thanks to this easy guide you will be able to find out what .spx file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .SPX file?

The .SPX file extension comes from Ogg Vorbis Speex File. The development of this file was done by Xiph.Org. The file is a audio related file.

What to know

There are currently 4 software that can open the .spx file on 3 platforms.

How to open a .SPX file?

Below you can find an easy to understand, step-by-step guide to open the .SPX file on your operating system/device.

How to open a .SPX file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

The .spx file can be opened in 4 steps on Windows.

1. In the first step you need to download the CoolUtils Total Audio Converter software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. You can also use Foobar2000, VideoLAN VLC media player and CoolUtils Total Audio Converter software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .SPX file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the CoolUtils Total Audio Converter software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .SPX file on Mac

To open the .spx file on Mac, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the VideoLAN VLC media player software. This software will be used for opening the file. You can also use VideoLAN VLC media player software.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .SPX file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the VideoLAN VLC media player software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .SPX file on Linux

To open the .spx file on Linux, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the VideoLAN VLC media player software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. The other software that you can use is XMMS and VideoLAN VLC media player.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .SPX file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Hover over the “Open with” button

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Open the file choosing the software

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the VideoLAN VLC media player software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .SPX file?

If you cannot open the .SPX file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .SPX file.spx – Apple, .spx – Pfaff. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .SPX file with the CoolUtils Total Audio Converter, Foobar2000, VideoLAN VLC media player programs on Windows, VideoLAN VLC media player program on Mac and VideoLAN VLC media player, XMMS software on Linux.