The File Extensions Database

.ATRAC File Extension

  • Developer by: Sony
  • Category: Audio Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .ATRAC file?

.ATRAC is Sony ATRAC Audio File

Audio format used by Sony electronic devices, such as the PlayStation Portable (PSP) and Sony digital audio players; ATRAC stands for "Adaptive Transform Acoustic Coding" and refers to multiple compression algorithms developed by Sony.

NOTE: ATRAC files typically have an .AA3 or .OMA file extension.

Programs that open Sony ATRAC Audio File
Sony SonicStage
Sony x-Application

How to solve problems with ATRAC files

  • Associate the ATRAC file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any ATRAC file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.ATRAC files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the ATRAC file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .ATRAC is Sony ATRAC Audio File. Because only the current version supports the latest ATRAC file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Sony manufacturer website after an available .ATRAC is Sony ATRAC Audio File update.
  • To make sure that your ATRAC file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.