Details of the .ac3 file extension
The table below provides useful information about the .ac3 file extension. It answers questions such as:
- What is the .ac3 file?
- What program do I need to open a .ac3 file?
- How can the .ac3 file be opened, edited or printed?
- How can I convert .ac3 files to another format?
- Where can I find the specifications for .ac3?
- Which MIME-type is associated with the .ac3 extension?
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1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) found in database
AC-3 Compressed Audio
AC3 file is an AC-3 Compressed Audio. Lossy format designed for the efficient encoding of surround sound, developed to support motion picture presentations in theaters and at home.
Other types of files may also use the .ac3 file extension.
The .ac3 file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
We found the following similar file extensions in our database:
Can't open a .ac3 file?
When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:
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Windows cannot open this file:
To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it...
If you don't know how to set the .ac3 file association, check the FAQ.
Can I change the extension of files?
Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. When you change a file's extension, you change the way programs on your computer read the file. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.
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