AC3 File Extension

Audio Codec 3 File Type

Extension .ac3
Developer Not Available
Popularity 1.0 (1 Votes)
Mime Type application/pkix-attr-cert
Default Program Microsoft Windows Media Player
Category Audio Files
Format Binary
Updated 8/1/2021


What is a AC3 File Extension?

AC3 file extension is created by Developer, also known as Audio Codec 3 File. AC3 has been classified as Audio Files. This File type categories under Zip, Text, Binary and XML, however, the format of this file format has not been determined yet. You can open AC3 files in Microsoft Windows Media Player program.

Free AC3 File Online Tools & Apps

We have also the free online .AC3 (Audio Codec 3 File) file extension apps that can allow to view, edit, convert from to AC3, merge, split and compare the AC3 files without installing anything on your system. Please click on the links to explore the complete list of details for each required feature.




AC3 Files Common Issues

There are few common issues with the Audio Codec 3 File .AC3 File Extensions while opening the .AC3 files on Windows and MacOs, we have solution to those issues such as:

Can't Open AC3 Files?

  1. You must have supported software programs installed for Audio Codec 3 File on your system such as Microsoft Windows Media Player.
  2. Associate default Microsoft Microsoft Windows Media Player program for *.ac3 (Audio Codec 3 File) files.

    Associate AC3 Default Program on Windows
    1. Right-click a *.AC3 (e.g example.ac3) file and click Open With.
    2. In the Open with dialog box, click Microsoft Microsoft Windows Media Player program Or click Browse to locate the program (*.exe) that you want.
    3. Select check box for Always use this app to open .ac3 files.

    Associate AC3 Default Program on MacOs
    1. Click *.AC3 (e.g example.ac3) file and click information -> Open With.
    2. In the programs list, click Microsoft Microsoft Windows Media Player program Or other appropriate program that you want.
    3. Confirm Change for all... and Contine.
    4. A message will appear "This change will be applied to all files with .Microsoft Windows Media Player extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection", click Contine to apply changes.

All Platform Software Programs for AC3 File Extension

List of all softwares that can open the AC3 files on each platforms such as Windows, Mac, iOS, Linux, Web and Android, you may click the each software link for more details for other supported formats for each software and the verified direct download links for each software with complete lisensing details.

Microsoft Windows logo image Open AC3 File on Windows

Software License Developer
Wondershare Filmora image. Wondershare Filmora 9 for Windows  Open wondershare website. Commercial Wondershare
Microsoft Groove Music image. Microsoft Groove Music 1 for Windows  Open microsoft website. Bundled Microsoft
CyberLink Media Suite image. CyberLink Media Suite 16 ULTIMATE for Windows  Open cyberlink website. Commercial CyberLink
Squared 5 MPEG Streamclip image. Squared 5 MPEG Streamclip 1 for Windows  Open squared 5 website. Freeware Squared 5
MPlayer image. MPlayer 1 for Windows  Open mplayer website. Open Source MPlayer
Nero image. Nero 2019 for Windows  Open nero website. Commercial Nero
Audials One image. Audials One 2018 for Windows  Open audials website. Commercial Audials
Corel Pinnacle Studio image. Corel Pinnacle Studio 24 for Windows  Open corel website. Commercial Corel
CyberLink PowerDVD image. CyberLink PowerDVD 20 for Windows  Open cyberlink website. Commercial CyberLink
Apple QuickTime Player image. Apple QuickTime Player 10 for Windows  Open apple website. Freeware Apple
ShedWorx Smart Converter image. ShedWorx Smart Converter 2 for Windows  Open shedworx website. Commercial ShedWorx
SoX image. SoX 14 for Windows  Open sox website. Open Source SoX
MAGIX VEGAS image. MAGIX VEGAS 16 for Windows  Open magix website. Commercial MAGIX
Xilisoft Video Converter Ultimate image. Xilisoft Video Converter Ultimate 7 for Windows  Open xilisoft website. Commercial Xilisoft
Aiseesoft Video Converter Ultimate image. Aiseesoft Video Converter Ultimate 9 for Windows  Open aiseesoft website. Commercial Aiseesoft
Nullsoft Winamp image. Nullsoft Winamp 5 for Windows  Open nullsoft website. Freeware Nullsoft
Microsoft Windows Media Player image. Microsoft Windows Media Player 12 for Windows  Open microsoft website. Bundled Microsoft

MacOs logo image - JeDok.comOpen AC3 File on Mac OS

Software License Developer
Wondershare Filmora image. Wondershare Filmora 9 for MacOs  Open wondershare website. Commercial Wondershare
Squared 5 MPEG Streamclip image. Squared 5 MPEG Streamclip 1 for MacOs  Open squared 5 website. Freeware Squared 5
MPlayer image. MPlayer 1 for MacOs  Open mplayer website. Open Source MPlayer
Apple QuickTime Player image. Apple QuickTime Player 10 for MacOs  Open apple website. Freeware Apple
ShedWorx Smart Converter image. ShedWorx Smart Converter 2 for MacOs  Open shedworx website. Commercial ShedWorx
SoX image. SoX 14 for MacOs  Open sox website. Open Source SoX
Xilisoft Video Converter Ultimate image. Xilisoft Video Converter Ultimate 7 for MacOs  Open xilisoft website. Commercial Xilisoft
Nullsoft Winamp image. Nullsoft Winamp 5 for MacOs  Open nullsoft website. Freeware Nullsoft

Linux logo image - JeDok.comOpen AC3 file on Linux

Software License Developer
MPlayer image. MPlayer 1 for Linux  Open mplayer website. Open Source MPlayer
SoX image. SoX 14 for Linux  Open sox website. Open Source SoX

Website logo image - JeDok.comOpen AC3 file on Web

Software License Developer

iOS logo image - JeDok.comOpen AC3 file on iOS

Software License Developer

Android logo image - JeDok.comOpen AC3 file on Android

Software License Developer

About Licensing

  1. Free Trial This software are often used for an attempt period, like 14 days, before requiring payment. Some trial versions have a reduced feature set.
  2. Free This software is liberal to use. Examples include open-source , freeware software, like free programs supported by advertising.
  3. Free+ This software is liberal to download and use, but contains in-app purchases (IAP) to unlock additional content or functionality.
  4. Paid This software must be purchased so as to use it. it's going to be offered as a perpetual license or ongoing subscription.
  5. Included with OS This software is bundled with an OS , like Windows, macOS, or Android.

AC3 file extension icon image.About AC3 - Audio Codec 3 File

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Our professional team members at JeDok have been individually researched and verified the details for AC3. We want to be 100% accurate and publish the information about file formats, tools, apps and software programs that we have tested and validated.

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Updated 8/1/2021



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