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ATRAC file format description

ATRAC file format

We made this page to help you understand how to work with ATRAC files. Here, you can find info on software that can handle these files. It includes simple programs for opening and converting them.

Learn about the ATRAC file and its functions here!

We also explain how to convert them into other types. It's simple and hassle-free. For opening or changing ATRAC files, this page offers all the tools you need.

#1 Sony ATRAC3 Compressed Audio

The ATRAC file is categorized under Audio. It is associated with Windows Media Player, serving as a Sony ATRAC3 Compressed Audio. Adaptive Transform Acoustic Coding (ATRAC) is a family of proprietary audio compression algorithms developed by Sony. Visit the website of Windows Media Player for a detailed description of the ATRAC format.

Application:Windows Media Player
Category:Audio files
Mime-type:audio/x-oma
Magic:- / -
Aliases:aa3, at3, atp, atrac3, oma, omg

Sony ATRAC3 Compressed Audio related extensions

  • f3r Farandoyle Composer Blocked Module
  • struma Strum Acoustic GS-1 Exchange Data
  • dw David Whittaker Format Music
  • cmf SoundFX Macs Opera Tracker Music

Windows can't open your ATRAC file?

When you try to open a file by double-clicking it, Windows looks at the file's name to figure out what to do. If Windows doesn't know the file type, it'll ask you to choose an app to open this ATRAC file.

To set the ATRAC file association in Windows 11, you can follow these steps

  1. Open the Settings app by clicking on the Start menu and selecting the gear icon.
  2. In the Settings app, click on System and then select Apps from the left-hand side menu.
  3. Scroll down and click on the Default apps option.
  4. In the Default apps section, you will find various categories. They include Email, Web browser, and Music player.
  5. Locate the category that matches the file type you want to associate. For example, choose Photos for image files, or Video player for video files.
  6. Click on the current default app listed under the category. A list of available apps will appear.
  7. Choose the app you want to set as the default for that file type. If the app you want is not listed, click on More apps to see more options. Or, click on Look for an app in the Microsoft Store to search for apps.
  8. After selecting the app, it will become the default choice for opening files of that type.

It's worth mentioning that you don't always need to set ATRAC file association. Many apps can open files. They don't need a specific file association to be set.

Handle ATRAC files with care

Exercise caution when handling ATRAC files from unknown sources. Files from certain sources can threaten your computer's security. They might contain malware, viruses, or harmful software. To minimize risks, avoid downloading or opening unfamiliar ATRAC files. Use trusted antivirus software to scan files from unknown sources before opening.

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