AD3 file format description
Many people share .ad3 files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .ad3 file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .ad3 files.
1 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.ad3 - 3-bit ADPCM Compressed Audio
The AD3 audio files are related to SoX. AD3 file is a 3-bit ADPCM Compressed Audio. Adaptive Differential Pulse Code Modulation (ADPCM) is a digital compression technique used mainly for speech compression in telecommunications.
- Audio files
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- 3-bit ADPCM Compressed Audio related extensions:
Naturally, other applications may also use the .ad3 file extension. Even harmful programs can create .ad3 files. Be especially cautious with .ad3 files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .ad3 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.
- Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations.
- Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.
The .ad3 file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
a3d, ac3, ad, ade, adr, adw, af3, ar3, as3, av3, ax3, d3, qd3, wd3
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
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