Opening DTS files

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

Try a universal file viewer

In addition to the products listed above, I would suggest that you try a universal file viewer like Free File Viewer. It can open over 200 different types of files - and very likely yours too! Download Free File Viewer.

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