>> ADTS file

ADTS file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.adts - Audio Data Transport Stream

The ADTS audio files are related to VLC Media Player. ADTS file is an Audio Data Transport Stream. Audio Data Transport Stream (ADTS) is a container format for audio data encoded with the Advanced Audio Coding (AAC) encoding scheme.

VLC Media Player
Audio files
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Audio Data Transport Stream related extensions:
Advanced Audio Coding Stream
AAC Low Overhead Audio Stream
AAC Low Overhead Audio Transport Multiplex
Katorzer Music Composition
Kurzweil K2000 Data
IRCAM SoundFile

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

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

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

adt, ads, dts, ats

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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Operating systems

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