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G721 File Extension

G.721 Audio Format

What is G721 file?

Full format name of files that use G721 extension is G.721 Audio Format. Files with G721 extension may be used by programs distributed for Mac OS, Windows platform. G721 file format, along with 771 other file formats, belongs to the Audio Files category. Users are advised to use AudioKit software for managing G721 files, although 3 other programs can also handle this type of file.

Programs which support G721 file extension

Below you will find an index of software programs that can be used to open G721 files divided into 2 categories according to system platform supported. Files with G721 extension, just like any other file formats, can be found on any operating system. The files in question may be transferred to other devices, be it mobile or stationary, yet not all systems may be capable of properly handling such files.

Programs that support G721 file

How to open file with G721 extension?

Being unable to open files with G721 extension can be have various origins. Fortunately, most common problems with G721 files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with G721 files.

Step 1. Install AudioKit software

Install software to open G721 file Problems with opening and working with G721 files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with G721 files being present on your machine. The most obvious solution is to download and install AudioKit or one to the listed programs: Awave Studio, libsndfile. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. The safest method of downloading AudioKit installed is by going to developer’s website () and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of AudioKit

Update software that support file extension G721If you already have AudioKit installed on your systems and G721 files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. This can be one of the causes why G721 files are not compatible with AudioKit. The most recent version of AudioKit is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Set the default application to open G721 files to AudioKit

If you have the latest version of AudioKit installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage G721 on your device. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

Associate software with G721 file on Windows

Change the default application in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the G721 file
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where AudioKit is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open G721 files and clicking OK.
Associate software with G721 file on Mac

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • Right-click the G721 file and select Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • Select AudioKit and click Change for all...
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with G721 extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Ensure that the G721 file is complete and free of errors

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the G721 file in question. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

Check G721 file for viruses
1. The G721 may be infected with malware – make sure to scan it with an antivirus tool.

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the G721 file hinders attempts to open it. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. G721 file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

If the G721 file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. The file might have been copied erroneously and the data lost integrity, which precludes from accessing the file. If the G721 file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Check if the user that you are logged as has administrative privileges.

There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the G.721 Audio Format file again.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run AudioKit

The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support G721 files. Close all running programs and try opening the G721 file.

5. Check if you have the latest updates to the operating system and drivers

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with G.721 Audio Format files and ensure security of your device and operating system. It may be the case that the G721 files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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