Sound File

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File Extension: .wav, .xwm, .lip, .fuz

A Sound File is used for sound effects, voiced dialogue, and radios.

Files[edit | edit source]

Waveform Audio File Format[edit | edit source]

A .wav file is a Microsoft and IBM audio file format standard for storing an audio bitstream on PCs. A .wav file should be encoded as PCM 44100kHz 16 bit mono for use in Fallout 4. See also on wikipedia.

Windows Media Audio (xWMA)[edit | edit source]

A .xwm file is Microsoft's xWMA, which is an extension of normal WMA v2 audio. See also on wikipedia.

Lip Sync[edit | edit source]

A .lip file contains data used for synchronizing an Actors facial movements along with spoken audio.

FUZ[edit | edit source]

A .fuz file is compressed XWM audio paired with a .lip file. These are used to give voices to characters in the game.

Tooling[edit | edit source]

  • The Creation Kit includes tooling for working with sound files.
  • There are community software projects that provided tooling for working with sound files.

See Also[edit | edit source]