DTS File - opening and understanding

Did your computer fail to open a DTS file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .DTS files.

What is a DTS file?

The .dts file extension is used for an audio file format that was created by DTS, Inc. These DTS files are also known as Digital Surround Audio files. DTS, which is a series of multichannel digital sound technologies, are integrated into many audio playback hardware products.These DTS files contain digital multichannel (up to 5.1 channels) audio data. These .dts files may also store metadata details like last modified date and time stamps, along with the date and time that the file was created. Adobe Audition can be used to edit the audio content of these DTS files.VLC Player can be used to open and play the audio data stored in these .dts files. Other multimedia players may also be able to support DTS playback, though in some instances, special codecs may be required.

How to open DTS files

You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with file extension DTS for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different DTS openers which you will find listed below.

Suggest another file format using extension DTS

While we know of one file format using the .DTS file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .DTS file.

Various viewers for this file format

These apps are known to open certain types of DTS files. Remember, different programs may use DTS 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 PlayerFinal Media PlayerUser submitted
Free File ViewerFree File ViewerUser submitted
Any Video ConverterAny Video ConverterUser submitted
VideoLAN VLC media playerVideoLAN VLC media playerUser submitted
KMPlayerKMPlayerUser submitted
VAFPlayerVAFPlayerUser submitted
MplayerMplayerUser submitted
PotPlayerPotPlayerUser submitted
MPC-HCMPC-HCUser submitted
PowerDVDPowerDVDUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with DTS-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any web services that we know for certain will work with DTS-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!