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AD2 file format description

Many people share .ad2 files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .ad2 file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .ad2 files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.ad2 - ADPCM 2-bit Compressed Audio

The AD2 audio files are related to Awave Studio. AD2 file is an ADPCM 2-bit Compressed Audio. Adaptive Differential Pulse Code Modulation (ADPCM) is a digital compression technique used mainly for speech compression in telecommunications.

Awave Studio
Audio files
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Naturally, other applications may also use the .ad2 file extension. Even harmful programs can create .ad2 files. Be especially cautious with .ad2 files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .ad2 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 .ad2 file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

a2d, ac2, ad, ade, adq, adw, adz, af2, ar2, as2, d2, da2, wd2, zd2

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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