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Name Covox ADPCM Audio Files
Other names Covox 8-bit audio
Identifiers PUID:  fmt/1676
Classification Audio
Description Covox ADPCM Audio Files (also known as Covox 8-bit audio) is a title for a family of Adaptive Differential Pulse Code Modulation (ADPCM) formats, used for compressing 8-bit unsigned pulse code modulation. They were invented by Covox for use with Covox sound output devices. ADPCM is a lossy compression format containing audio data that are optimized for storing digitally recorded or sampled voice data.
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Source The National Archives and Records Administration / The National Archives and Records Administration
Source date 26 Apr 2022
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Last updated 26 Apr 2022
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