Files with eac3 extension can be found as audio tracks in  Dolby Digital Plus (Enhanced AC-3) format.

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Software that open eac3 file

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EAC3 file extension - Dolby Digital Plus audio track

What is eac3 file? How to open eac3 files?

File type specification:

Audio and sound file type icon Audio and sound file type

File extension eac3 is mainly related to Dolby Digital Plus audio format, also known as Enhanced AC-3 or EAC-3.

It is a digital audio compressed format typically found in multimedia containers, such as MKV or Blu-Ray discs.

Updated: July 16, 2021

The default software associated to open eac3 file:

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:

Modern media players with Blu-ray support should have no trouble playing back this file type.

How to convert:

Audio files can be quite often converted to other formats, you just need audio converter that supports *.eac3 files.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .eac3 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 eac3 file, edit eac3 file, convert eac3 file, view eac3 file, play eac3 file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

eac3 file players - programs that can play eac3 file - Dolby Digital Plus audio track

Programs supporting the exension eac3 on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for play eac3 file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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