xa

XA or Extensive Audio is an audio file type which is primarily associated with The Sims ( a popular game now owned by Electronic Arts formerly by Maxis). It is also used in other games like Sim City. Note: Different versions of this file type may have different starting strings.

ams

The AMS file format is a file that is associated with Extreme’s Tracker Module Format.

dvf

The DVF format, a voice file that has been compressed, is used by an application of Sony Corporation America. Using the Sony Player Plug-in for Windows Media Player (by Microsoft), it can be opened and played.

mlp

A MLP file, short for mAirList Playlist, is an audio playlist created by Torben Weibert for mAirList, a radio automation software application for Windows 98 to Vista, designed the smaller professional radio stations.

nut

A NUT file is an open container file that is used by the similarly named NUT format. NUT is created as a patent-free, multimedia container by a few mediaplayers that were not satisfied with the limitations that other multimedia containers had.

rbs

The RBS file type is an audio file. It can either be a file created by the Rebirth RB-338 software synthesizer which includes sounds from drums and from electric instruments or a MP3 ringtone  file that was encoded at 64Kbps. The ringtone version of this file can be played as regular mp3 files simply by changing the extension from RBS to MP3.

vqf

The VOF file format is a music file and is primarily associated with ‘Transform-domain Weighted Interleave Vector Quantization’ also known as TwinVQ. It was an audio compression technique that was developed in 1994 by developed by Telephone Corporation (NTT) Human Interface Laboratories and Nippon Telegraph.

Mime type: audio/x-twinvq.

3g2

The 3G2 file type is a multimedia file, which is primarily associated with ‘3GPP2’. The 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) and 3rd Generation Partnership Project 2 (3GPP2) are considered the new standards for the creation, playback and delivery of multimedia over high-speed wireless networks (third generation). 3GPP and 3GPP2 seek to provide an uniform delivery of rich multimedia to the latest multimedia-enabled wireless devices. Both 3GPP and 3GPP2 are based on the MPEG-4 standard by Apple’s QuickTime.

apc

The APC file format is a Wireless Trace Capture file that is associated with AiroPeek by WildPackets Inc.

far

The FAR file extension is a Farandoyle Tracker Music Module used by the software application with the same name.