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MOGG File Extension

Multitrack Ogg Format

What is MOGG file?

Files with the .MOGG extension store compressed audio data in binary notation. They are referred to as a container type format since they allow the storage of multiple separate OGG music tracks in a single file - Multitrack Ogg File. The MOGG format is utilized in music games such as Rock Band and Guitar Hero. Files in the MOGG format can be played and edited in special audio editing software, for example, Audacity.

Possibilities of Files with the .MOGG Extension

Thanks to files with the .MOGG extension, it is possible to conduct gameplay - playing instruments in Rock Band or Guitar Hero. The file most often contains tracks:

  • vocals,
  • guitars,
  • drums,
  • bass,
  • synthesizers.
Some of them may seem duplicated. In reality, they are mono recordings for stereo sides, which create spatial sound. Files are often created using original recordings on tapes, where each of the tracks is separated on a dedicated workstation and recorded to a file.

MOGG Files - Playback and Conversion

Upon opening a .MOGG file in audio creation and editing software, such as Avid Pro Tools, Audacity, or Steinberg Nuendo, there is also the option to save the MOGG file in another format. This allows for a conversion to a more widely supported music format, for example, .MP3, .FLAC, .OGG, .WAV, or .WMA. It's possible to save all tracks or only a selected part of them. This is done using the export function - for a selected audio track or the entire file.

Programs which support MOGG file extension

Below you will find an index of software programs that can be used to open MOGG files divided into 3 categories according to system platform supported. MOGG files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support MOGG file

Updated: 05/01/2024

How to open file with MOGG extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening MOGG files on given system. Fortunately, most common problems with MOGG files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Install Audacity software

Install software to open MOGG file The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening MOGG files is that no program that can handle MOGG files is installed on user’s system. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download Audacity and install it on your device. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support MOGG files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit Audacity website and download the installer.

Step 2. Check the version of Audacity and update if needed

Update software that support file extension MOGGIf you already have Audacity installed on your systems and MOGG files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. The reason that Audacity cannot handle files with MOGG may be that the software is outdated. The latest version of Audacity should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Set the default application to open MOGG files to Audacity

After installing Audacity (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open MOGG files. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

Associate software with MOGG file on Windows

Change the default application in Windows

  • Clicking the MOGG with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • To finalize the process, select Look for another app on this PC entry and using the file explorer select the Audacity installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open MOGG files box and clicking OK button.
Associate software with MOGG file on Mac

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with MOGG extension, select Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • Select Audacity and click Change for all...
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with MOGG extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Check the MOGG for errors

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

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

Should it happed that the MOGG is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. If the scanner detected that the MOGG file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

2. Ensure the file with MOGG extension is complete and error-free

Did you receive the MOGG file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. During the copy process of the file errors may occurred rendering the file incomplete or corrupted. This could be the source of encountered problems with the file. When downloading the file with MOGG extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative rights

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Check whether your system can handle Audacity

If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with MOGG extension. In this case close the other applications.

5. Verify that your operating system and drivers are up to date

Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with Multitrack Ogg Format file. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with MOGG files affecting older versions of given software.

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