AC3 File

What are AC3 files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening an AC3 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 AC3 file?

AC3 files have multiple uses, and SPICE Simulation is one of them. Read more about the others further down the page.

SPICE Simulation File

The SPICE simulation program has also been known to use the .ac3 file suffix.

SPICE is a computer simulation and modeling program used by engineers to predict electronics circuits' behavior mathematically. Developed at the University of California at Berkeley, SPICE can simulate circuits of almost all complexities.

How to open AC3 files

We have identified one AC3 opener that is compatible with this specific type of AC3 file.

Programs that open SPICE Simulation files


Last updated: December 8, 2022

All known file formats using extension .AC3

While SPICE Simulation File is a popular type of AC3-file, we know of 2 different uses of the .AC3 file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.

Dolby Digital Audio File

We know that one AC3 format is Dolby Digital Audio File. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

AC3 opener for Windows

We have identified 2 AC3 openers that are compatible with this specific type of AC3 file.

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of AC3 files. Remember, different programs may use AC3 files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

Any Video ConverterAny Video ConverterVerified
VLC Media PlayerVLC Media PlayerVerified
Zoom PlayerZoom PlayerVerified
K-Lite Mega Codec PackK-Lite Mega Codec PackVerified
Wondershare Video EditorWondershare Video EditorVerified
Shark007 Advanced CodecsShark007 Advanced CodecsVerified
SyncUPSyncUPUser submitted
Nero MediaHubNero MediaHubUser submitted

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