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ATRAC file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.atrac - Sony ATRAC3 Compressed Audio

The ATRAC audio files are related to Windows Media Player. The ATRAC file is a Sony ATRAC3 Compressed Audio. Adaptive Transform Acoustic Coding (ATRAC) is a family of proprietary audio compression algorithms developed by Sony.

Windows Media Player
Audio files
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aa3, at3, atp, atrac3, oma, omg
Sony ATRAC3 Compressed Audio related extensions:
Yellow Tools Independence Instrument Library
Sonic Foundry Audio File
Sony Perfect Clarity Audio
Sonic Foundry Sample Resource
Linear Pulse Code Modulated Audio
Korg Electribe Event Recorder Pattern

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

Can't open a .atrac 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.

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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