.AAC File Extension

.AAC File Extension

File Type

Advanced Audio Coding File

Developer N/A
Popularity
3.6  |  118 Votes
Category Audio Files
Format Binary

What is a AAC file?

Compressed audio file similar to an .MP3 file, but offers several performance improvements; examples include a higher coding efficiency for both stationary and transient signals, a simpler filterbank, and better handling of frequencies above 16 kHz; maintains quality nearly indistinguishable from the original audio source.

More Information

Advanced Audio Coding (AAC) is the default encoding used by Apple iTunes and the iTunes Music Store.

NOTE: While the ".aac" extension is sometimes used for AAC-encoded files, they are typically saved with an .M4A file extension.

Open and view .AAC files with File Viewer Plus.Free Download

Programs that open AAC files

Updated December 13, 2018

Verified by FileInfo.com

The FileInfo.com team has independently researched the Advanced Audio Coding file format and Mac, Windows, Linux, Android, and iOS apps listed on this page. Our goal is 100% accuracy and we only publish information about file types that we have verified.

If you would like to suggest any additions or updates to this page, please let us know.