AMR File Extension

AMR files Format

Adaptive Multi-Rate (AMR or AMR-NB) audio codec is the Compressed audio format developed by Ericsson; used by many 3G cell phones for voice recordings such as MMS messages; incorporates the Algebraic Code Excited Linear Prediction (ACELP) algorithm, which is designed to efficiently compress human speech audio.

AMR was adopted as the standard speech codec by 3GPPin October 1998 and is now widely used in GSM and UMTS. It uses link adaptation to select from one of eight different bit rates based on link conditions. Many modern mobile telephone handsets can store short audio recordings in the AMR format. The common filename extension is .amr. Here also recommend Audio Converter and Audio Converter for Mac to help you convert AMR audio.

AMR Compression:

Other File Formats: 3GA / MKV / MOV / MP4 / DV / H.264

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