AC3 File Format

ac3 files Format

AC3(Audio Coding 3) is a file extension for surround sound audio files used on DVDs format. The AC3 file format was created by Dolby Labs for use in a Dolby Digital audio on DVD, Blu-ray and other digital video formats. It is a perceptual coding algorithm developed to allow the use of lower data rates with a minimum of perceived degration of sound quality.

To play back AC3 audio on your computer, you should install the AC3Filters. This will also play back AC3 audio in DivX or XviD files. Audio file saved in the AC-3 (Dolby Digital) audio format; can include up to six channels of audio (DD 5.1 surround sound with subwoofer output); uses lossy compression and often used as the format for DVDs, cinema theaters, and game consoles. AC3 files can be opened by Apple QuickTime Player with AC3 Codec, Mplayer, Windows Media Player, Nero12 etc Program(s). Here also recommend AC3 Converter and AC3 Converter for Mac to you.

AC3 Compression: AAC vs AC3 /

Other File Formats: 3GA / MOV / MP4 / MPG / WMV / 3GP

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