GSM 06.10 Lossy Speech Compression. A lossy format for compressing speech which is used in the Global Standard for Mobile telecommunications (GSM). It’s good for its purpose, shrinking audio data size, but it will introduce lots of noise when a given audio signal is encoded and decoded multiple times. This format is used by some voice mail applications. It is rather CPU intensive.
CVU file is a CVSD Unfiltered Audio. Continuously Variable Slope Delta modulation (unfiltered) is an alternative handler for CVSD that is unfiltered but can be used with any bit-rate.