AAC File Type- The quick facts
What are AAC files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening an AAC file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.
What is an AAC file?
An .AAC file is an Advanced Audio Coding file.
AAC is an acronym for Advanced Audio Coding. Files that contain the .aac file extension normally hold compressed audio files. The AAC file format has been standardized by ISO and IEC and adheres to the MPEG-2 and MPEG-4 file specifications.
The AAC file format is similar to the MP3 file format. However, AAC files offer improved encoding, support for multi-channel audio, and better sound quality. While MP3 files have notable sound distortion due to the compression algorithms that are used by the MP3 file format, the quality of AAC files is almost impossible to differentiate from the original audio source.
How to open AAC files
We have identified one AAC opener that is compatible with this specific type of AAC file.
Programs that open Advanced Audio Coding files
Last updated: March 17, 2022
Various apps that use files with this extension
These apps are known to open certain types of AAC files. Remember, different programs may use AAC files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.
|Final Media Player||User submitted|
|WavePad Sound Editor||User submitted|
|Any Video Converter||User submitted|
|WavePad Audio-Editor||User submitted|
|Switch Sound File Converter||User submitted|
|VLC Media Player||User submitted|
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