An adts file extension is related to the Audio Data Transport Stream a container for AAC encoded audio.

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ADTS file extension - Audio Data Transport Stream

What is adts file? How to open adts files?

File type specification:

Audio and sound file type icon Audio and sound file type

The adts file extension is associated with the Audio Data Transport Stream format.

ADTS is a container for AAC encoded audio. It consists of a series of frames, each frame having a header followed by the AAC audio data.

The formats are defined in MPEG-2 Part 7, but are only considered informative by MPEG-4.

The default software associated to open adts file:

Media Player icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMedia Player  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Windows 11 default media player is called Media Player. Microsoft developed it for the latest Windows 11 operating system (OS). Media Player replaces the old Windows Media Player, Windows 10 Groove Music, and Microsoft Movies & TV. It was released to all Win11 users on February 15, 2022.

VLC media player icon

VideoLAN Project Team logoVLC media player  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
VideoLAN Project Team

Very popular multimedia player developed for Windows, Apple Mac, Linux, Unix and various other operating systems and platforms.

VLC can playback many of the video formats (AVI, MKV, OGV, WMV, ASF, MOV...) and audio formats (MP3, AAC, M4A, OGG, FLAC...) as well as support of subtitles for video. It can also be used as a streaming server and multimedia transcoder.

Help how to open:

Use VLC player to playback *.adts files.

How to convert:

Use Smart Converter for Windows and Mac that allows users to export *.adts to other audio formats.

List of software applications associated to the .adts 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 adts file, edit adts file, convert adts file, view adts file, play adts file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting adts files.

adts file players - programs that can play adts file - Audio Data Transport Stream

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

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with adts file by default:
Media Player small icon Media Player
VLC media player small icon VLC media player
Other suggested software:
Microsoft Windows Media Player small icon Microsoft Windows Media Player

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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