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AAC file format description

Many people share .aac files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .aac file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .aac files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.aac - Advanced Audio Coding Stream

AAC file is an Advanced Audio Coding Stream. Advanced Audio Coding (AAC) is an audio coding standard for lossy digital audio compression.

.aac file format description:
AAC format description not yet available
VLC Media Player
Audio files
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Advanced Audio Coding Stream related links:
Advanced Audio Coding Stream related extensions:
Audio Data Transport Stream
AQTitle Subtitle File
Annodex Audio File
Annodex Video File
Chaoji VCD Subtitle
DKS Subtitle File

Naturally, other applications may also use the .aac file extension. Even harmful programs can create .aac files. Be especially cautious with .aac files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .aac 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:

Windows can't open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

The .aac file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

aa, xac, qac, awc, aca, aax, aas, aad, zac, wac, axc, aqc, ac, aav, aaf

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Audible Audiobook
XMetaL Author Customization File
AquaChem Database
OccuRec Recorded Video
Atlantis Word Processor Document Backup
Zaurus Archive

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