An ad3 file extension is related to the ADPCM 3-bit compressed voice file format.

There are 2 other file types using
the AD3 file extension!

empty icon.ad3 - ADHOCw file

empty icon.ad3 - Demand Activated Manufacturing Architecture

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Software that open ad3 file

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AD3 file extension - ADPCM 3-bit compressed voice

What is ad3 file? How to open ad3 files?

File type specification:

Audio and sound file type icon Audio and sound file type

The ad3 file extension is used for an ADPCM audio file format.

Adaptive Differential Pulse Code Modulation (ADPCM) codecs are waveform codecs which instead of quantizing the speech signal directly, like PCM codecs, quantize the difference between the speech signal and a prediction that has been made of the speech signal.

The ad3 file stores 3-bit compressed voice.

The default software associated to open ad3 file:

SoX picture or screenshot

SoX  Multiplatform software

Company or developer:
The SoX Team

SoX is a cross-platform (Windows, Linux, MacOS X, etc.) command line utility that can convert various formats of computer audio files in to other formats.

Help how to open:

Use SoX to work with *.ad3 files.

How to convert:

Compatible tools may be able to export *.ad3 files to other formats.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .ad3 file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open ad3 file, edit ad3 file, convert ad3 file, view ad3 file, play ad3 file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

ad3 file player - programs that play ad3 file - ADPCM 3-bit compressed voice

Programs supporting the exension ad3 on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about SoX for play ad3 file action.

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