Files with tak file extension can be found as audio files compressed using the lossless TAK format.

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

empty icon.tak - MAGIX Music Maker audio sample

empty icon.tak - TAK 2000 thermal model

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TAK file extension - TAK lossless compressed audio

What is tak file? How to open tak files?

File type specification:

Audio and sound file type icon Audio and sound file type

The tak file extension is mainly related to the TAK lossless compressed audio file format Tom's verlustfreier Audio Kompressor.

The tak file stores audio data in TAK audio format.

The default software associated to open tak file:

Winamp icon

Winamp  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:

Winamp is a legendary media player and one of the first major ones. It was first released in 1997 with latest version from late 2013. It was originally developed by Nullsoft, but now the brand is owned by Radionomy.

Help how to open:

TAK seems to be somewhat obsolete but it is still playable in the Winamp with TAK plug-in and perhaps also other media players.

How to convert:

Much like any other audio files, even TAK format can be converted to other audio formats.

Find conversions from tak file:

tak to aiff

tak to alac

tak to ape

tak to wav

File identification strings:

HEX code: 74 42 61 4B
ASCII code: tBaK

Related links:

TAK full overview in German

List of software applications associated to the .tak 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 tak file, edit tak file, convert tak file, view tak file, play tak 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 tak files.

tak file player - programs that play tak file - TAK lossless compressed audio

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

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with tak file by default:
Winamp small icon Winamp
Other suggested software:
AIMP small icon AIMP

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