File Extension AAC

.AAC File

File extension: AAC
File type: MPEG-2 Advanced Audio Coding File


Notes about the AAC file extension:



Incorrect file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your PC system. As such it is highly recommended to scan your PC for invalid registry entries, unused processes and other unfavourable system settings to identify slowdown issues.

The AAC file type is primarily associated with 'MPEG-2 Advanced Audio Coding File'. Advanced Audio Coding (AAC) is a standardized, lossy compression and encoding scheme for digital audio. AAC is promoted as the successor to the MP3 format by MP3s creator, Fraunhofer IIS. AACs most noted use is as the default audio format of Apple's iPhone, iPod, iTunes, and the format used for all iTunes Store audio (with extensions for proprietary Digital Rights Management (DRM) where used).

Detailed information for file extension AAC:


Primary association: MPEG-2 Advanced Audio Coding File
File classification: Audio
Program ID: RioPortRAM.AACAudio , Winamp.File
Related links: Advanced Audio Coding File Info, Convert audiobooks to Audiobooks, AAC Information Site (by KM), FILExt CODEC and Video Player FAQ



Important: Invalid file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your Windows PC. It is highly recommended that you scan your PC for invalid registry entries, unused processes and other slowdown issues.

Technical data

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System Info for File Extension .AAC

The following listing is compiled from the database produced by the 'Associate This!' program, selected data from the main FILExt database and information FILExt collected directly from user systems.

ProgramID: foobar2000.aac
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Audio\foobar2000\foobar2000.exe %1

ProgramID: foobar2000.aac
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\foobar2000\foobar2000.exe %1

ProgramID: NAM.File
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Nokia\Audio Manager 3.0\nam30.exe %1

ProgramID: NAM40.File
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Nokia\Nokia PC Suite 5\Nokia Audio Manager

ProgramID: NAM40.File
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Nokia\Nokia PC Suite 6\AudioManager.exe %1

ProgramID: NAM40.File
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Nokia\Nokia PC Suite 6\Nokia Audio Manager 4.0.exe %1

ProgramID: RealPlayer.AAC.6
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Real\RealOne Player\RealPlay.exe %1

ProgramID: RealPlayer.AAC.6
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Real\RealPlayer\RealPlay.exe %1

ProgramID: Winamp.File
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Winamp\Winamp.exe %1

ProgramID: ZPAACFile
EXEFile: C:\Documents and Settings\Kimbali Bays\Desktop\XP CD Creator update\microsoft\zoomplayer403std\zplayer.exe %L

ProgramID: RealPlayer.AAC.6
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\RealPlayer 10\RealPlay.exe %1

ProgramID: Rhapsody.Document
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Comcast Rhapsody\rhapsody.exe %1

ProgramID: Winamp.File
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Winamp5.08\Winamp.exe %1

ProgramID: Rhapsody.Document
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Rhapsody\Rhapsody.exe %1

ProgramID: Winamp.File
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Winamp5\Winamp.exe %1

ProgramID: aacfile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ACE Mega CoDecS Pack\Media Player Classic\mplayerc.exe %1

ProgramID: Rhapsody.Document
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\RealRhapsody\rhapsody.exe %1

ProgramID: QuickTime.aac
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\QuickTime\QuickTimePlayer.exe %1

ProgramID: YMP.Media
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Yahoo!\Yahoo! Music Engine\YahooMusicEngine.exe -play %1

ProgramID: Rhapsody.Document
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\COMCAS~1\rhapsody.exe %1

ProgramID: AudioManager.File
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Nokia\Nokia PC Suite 6\AudioManager.exe %1

ProgramID: Winamp.File
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\JetAudio\JetAudio.exe %1

ProgramID: Rhapsody.Document
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\COMCAS~2\rhapsody.exe %1

ProgramID: NAM40.File
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Nokia\Nokia PC Suite 5\Nokia Audio Manager 4.0.exe %1

ProgramID: AACfile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\NCH Swift Sound\WavePad\wavepad.exe %L

ProgramID: NeroShowTime.Files.aac
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Ahead\Nero ShowTime\ShowTime.exe

ProgramID: NeroShowTime.Files.aac
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Ahead3\Nero ShowTime\ShowTime.exe

ProgramID: aacFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Windows Media Player\wmplayer.exe /prefetch:6 /Open

ProgramID: StudioII.Player
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Samsung\SAMSUN~1.0\PIMS

ProgramID: QuickTime.aac
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\QuickTime Alternative\QuickTimePlayer.exe

ProgramID: Rhapsody.Document
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\HP Rhapsody\rhapsody.exe

ProgramID: NAM40.File
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Nokia PC Suite 6\Nokia Audio Manager 4.0.exe

ProgramID: Winamp.File
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\K-Lite Codec Pack\Media Player Classic\mplayerc.exe

ProgramID: totalplayer.file
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Total Video Player\tvp.exe

ProgramID: StudioII.Player
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Samsung\EASYST~1\FILEMA~1\EASYST~1.EXE

ProgramID: AVSAUDIO
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\AVSMedia\DVDPlayer\AVSDVDPlayer.exe

ProgramID: MPlayerFileAudio
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MPlayer for Windows\MPUI.exe

ProgramID: QuickTime.aac
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ACE Mega CoDecS Pack\Media Player Classic\mplayerc.exe

ProgramID: Rhapsody.Document
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Best Buy Rhapsody\rhapsody.exe

ProgramID: totalplayer.file
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Total Video Converter\tvp.exe

ProgramID: Rhapsody.Document
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Rhapsody provided by Optimum Online\rhapsody.exe

ProgramID: StudioII.Player
EXEFile: %SystemRoot%\PLAY32.EXE

ProgramID: KLCP.AAC
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\K-Lite Codec Pack\Media Player Classic\mplayerc.exe

ProgramID: KLCP.AAC
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Windows Media Player\wmplayer.exe

ProgramID: AACFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\JetAudio\JetAudio.exe

ProgramID: qvodplayer.aac
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\QvodPlayer\QvodPlayer.exe -localfile

ProgramID: ACDSee 7.0.aac
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ACD Systems\ACDSee\7.0\ACDSee7.exe

ProgramID: ACDSee 9.0.aac
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ACD Systems\ACDSee\9.0\ACDSeeQV.exe

ProgramID: MediaMonkey.AACFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MediaMonkey\MediaMonkey.exe

ProgramID: AVSAUDIO
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\AVS4YOU\AVSDVDPlayer\AVSDVDPlayer.exe

ProgramID: MediaMonkey.AACFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MEDIAM~1\MEDIAM~2.EXE

ProgramID: KLCP.WMP.aac
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Windows Media Player\wmplayer.exe

ProgramID: Rhapsody.Document
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\BESTBU~1\rhapsody.exe

ProgramID: MPlayerFileAudio
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MPlayer\mplayer\smplayer_portable.exe

ProgramID: WMP11.AssocFile.ADTS
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Windows Media Player\wmplayer.exe /prefetch:6 /Open


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