How to Convert OGG to WAV on Windows/Mac/Online

Are you looking for a suitable tool for OGG to MAV conversions? Don't miss this article if you want to import your OGG file into the converter and let it save the file in MAV format. No matter you are using a Windows or Mac computer, you can apply the tool mentioned in this post with ease.

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Sofia Albert

Updated on Aug 22, 2023

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Usually, OGG is a compressed audio format while WAV is not. Converting OGG to WAV is beneficial as WAV provides you with audio in high quality, and it can be compatible with more devices and players. To get an uncompressed format like WAV, choose an audio converter. In this post, three OGG to WAV converters on Windows, Mac, and online are introduced to you.

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Make OGG to WAV Conversion on Windows

Follow this part for OGG to WAV conversion on PC. You can choose from the two mentioned tools. 

Tool 1. EaseUS Video Converter

When converting OGG files to WAV, a Windows converting tool is the first choice, which is EaseUS Video Converter. There are many functions in this converter and you can apply some fantastic features. 

It has various converting functions, such as batch conversions. It's time-saving as you don't have to convert media files one by one. Also, the GPU acceleration can maintain the conversion quality so much. 

Main Features:

  • Merge all required media files into one single file
  • Extract your desired audio file from a target video file
  • Support 1000+ formats for conversions with high quality
  • With a simple interface for common users

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How to convert OGG to WAV:

Step 1. Launch this software and click "Audio Converter" on the main interface. Next, hit "Choose Files" to import audio files.

Import files

Step 2. Hit the gear icon once the audio is imported. In "More Options" window, hit "Audio" > "WAV". 

Choose format

Step 3. Finally, choose "Convert All" at the bottom to start it. Once done, find your converted files in the "Finished" tab.

Start conversion

Tool 2. Audacity

The efficient way for this conversion is using the open-source software, Audacity. It helps edit and convert many audio formats like MP3, WAV, AIFF, OGG, FLAC, etc. Meanwhile, you are allowed to split, cut, remove, and trim audio. 

Also, this tool is famous for its audio recording features. You can use it to capture system sound and external one like the microphone. For more audio functions, you can try Audacity and explore them yourself. 

Key features of Audacity:

  • Record, edit and convert audio
  • Deal with system voice and external sound
  • Various converting options for audio

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A guide for you to make OGG to WAV conversion on PC:

Step 1. Open the Audacity and click "File" from the main interface. Then, choose "Open" to import your OGG file. 

Step 2. Once it is added, go "File" > "Export". To set the output format, choose it in WAV. 

Step 3. Finally, you can get the converted WAV file. Set the destination path before clicking "Save".

Convert OGG to WAV on Mac

Choose the VLC media player if you want to make this operation on Mac for free. As the open-source software to deal with video and audio, it has various functions like recording, editing, and most importantly, converting OGG to WAV on different operating systems. Besides that, this best free audio converter can import MP3, FLAC, and other formats for conversions.

Key features of VLC media player:

  • Capable of providing editing tools for audio and video
  • Increase or decrease volume to meet your requirement
  • Open media like DVD, audio CD, etc.
  • Allow adding plugins in this tool

Converting OGG to WAV on Mac, using VLC media player:

Step 1. Download this tool on Mac and open it. In the top toolbar, click "File" and choose "Convert / Stream".

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Step 2. In a new window, choose "Open media". Then, you import the OGG file into it.

Step 3. From the "Choose Profile", select the output format in "Customize". Here you choose WAV.

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Step 4. Click "Save as File" in the "Choose Destination". Then, select "Save as File". To set the output location, hit "Browse". Finally, you can view the WAV file after clicking "Browse".

Convert OGG to WAV Online

Zamzar meets all your requirement to make this conversion. Without installation, you can experience 1200+ formats in this online tool. One of its functions is the WAV converter, and you can receive a converted WAV that is of high quality. WAV could be large in size as it is not a compressed format. In that case, this tool recognizes its effect and treats it suitably.

Key features of Zamzar online converter:

  • Offer real-time conversion
  • Treat images, audio, video, and ebooks
  • Ensure the quality and security

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Although it's an online tool, your information is secured under its systems. Follow the guide below to operate it. 

Step 1. Open Zamzar and select the audio converter. To import your OGG file, drag it to the website. Or choose "Add Files...". 

Step 2. After choosing, you see a window and click "OK". In the "Convert To", find the output format in WAV. 

Step 3. Then, hit "Convert Now". Finally, download the converted WAV to your computer.


Here you find three tools for OGG to WAV conversions. Choose one of them based on your needs. To save time, the online converter is your first choice. Also, try EaseUS Video Converter for batch conversion. 

FAQs About OGG to WAV Conversion

Don't miss this part if you want to know more information about converting OGG to WAV.

1. Is OGG the same as WAV?

They are not the same. OGG and other audio formats like MP3 are compressed formats. While WAV format doesn't compress the audio and can lead to high quality. Also, WAV can take up more space on your computer at the same level.

2. How do I convert an OGG file?

Try to download offline converters like VLC media player or use the online converters. Based on your required formats, you can select the output formats like MP3, WAV, etc. 

3. Can VLC convert OGG?

Yes, it can. Install VLC media player on Windows or Mac. In the toolbar, select "File" and choose "Convert / Stream". Then, set the output location in "Browse". After that, view the converted file on the computer. Follow the VLC converter guide here. 

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