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AAC file

This page contains information on the AAC file extension (Advanced Audio Coding File file)

File extension.AAC
CategoryAudio File
DescriptionAAC utilizes lossy compression algo that is now considered as the best data zipping technology for high-quality audio data. This is the last standard of MPEG-2 family. There are 4 types of AAC: HomeboyAAC, Liquifier PRO AAC, AT&T AAC and Astrid/QhartexAAC. The last one surpasses MP4 and VQF formats in terms of size-quality ratio, especially on frequencies higher than 16 kHc. It supports up to 48 channels. Each AAC modification uses its own software for playback and coding sound.
Associated programsKMPlayer
RealPlayer
VideoLAN VLC Media Player
Windows Media Player
iTunes
Developed byA combination of Fraunhofer IIS, AT&T Bell Laboratories, Dolby and Sony Corporation
MIME typeaudio/aac
Useful linksMore detailed information on AAC files

Convert AAC files

Using CoolUtils Online AAC Converter it is possible to convert AAC files to a variety of other formats:

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