Open AMR File format – Programs and How to

The AMR extension is Adaptive Multi-Rate compressed audio file definition and 2 other types and linked programs information.


How to open AMR Files


The File extension amr adaptive multi rate is an audio format optimised for speech and it is used by the following type(s):

The type 1 definition and description:
The Default file extension for .amr type:
Adaptive Multi-Rate compressed audio files
The AMR file suffix represents Adaptive Multi-Rate compressed audio file often used in mobile phones.
that open amr files:
  • ALLPlayer (Microsoft Windows)
  • AMR Tool (Microsoft Windows)
  • Apple QuickTime (Microsoft Windows)
  • FormatFactory (Microsoft Windows)
  • Freemake Video Converter (Microsoft Windows)
  • MediaCoder (Microsoft Windows)
  • RealPlayer (Microsoft Windows)
  • VLC media player (Microsoft Windows)
  • VLC media player for Linux (Linux)
  • VLC media player for Mac (Apple OS X)
  • Xine (Linux)


The type 2 definition and description:
BrainVoyager QX anatomical slice files
The AMR file extension is associated with BrainVoyager QX and used for files that contains a stack of anatomical slices, which are typically coplanar (“inplane”) with corresponding functional data sets (FMR files).
that open amr files:
  • BrainVoyager QX

(Microsoft Windows)


The internet media type is audio/amr, audio/3gpp, audio/3gpp2

This is how you edit, view and convert it. An alternative extension for this is .3ga

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