WHAT IS VOC?
Creative Voice File
The VOC format (Creative Voice file format) was developed in 1990 by Creative Technology. A VOC file can contain sound effects, instrument sounds, and audio clips. Many older games used VOC to store sound effects and speech. We’ve provided the specifications below for the VOC file type and a list of programs that can play VOC files.
VOC is usually associated with Sound Blaster hardware produced by Creative Labs. The format was created to store digital PCM (pulse-code modulation) audio. Initially, VOC could only store 8-bit PCM and ADPCM (adaptive differential pulse-code modulation) data; later, it was extended to handle 16-bit and compressed formats. We’ve listed below some of the programs that support the playback of VOC files. Refer to this list if you’re not sure how to open this type of audio file.
Winamp and VLC