OPUS is an audio codec and file format of the same name designed for storing audio. OPUS provides lossy compression and was intended for streaming audio in online broadcasts. Files in the OPUS format support bitrates from 6 to 510 kbps and provide low latency during encoding, which is why it is widely used in video conferences, voice communication (VOIP), video chats, etc. OPUS also allows you to work with regular music files.
File type: Audio
File extension: .opus
Developed by: Internet Engineering Task Force & Xiph.Org Foundation
Initial release: September 11, 2012