AOB is a file extension commonly associated with DVD-Audio Audio Object Format files. Files with AOB extension may be used by programs distributed for Android, Linux, Mac OS, Windows platform. AOB file belongs to the Audio Files category just like 771 other filename extensions listed in our database. Users are advised to use PowerDVD software for managing AOB files, although 6 other programs can also handle this type of file. PowerDVD software was developed by CyberLink Corp., and on its official website you may find more information about AOB files or the PowerDVD software program.
Below you will find an index of software programs that can be used to open AOB files divided into 4 categories according to system platform supported. AOB files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.
Being unable to open files with AOB extension can be have various origins. What is important, all common issues related to files with AOB extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.
The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening AOB files is that no program that can handle AOB files is installed on user’s system. This issue can be addressed by downloading and installing PowerDVD or different compatible program, such as VLC media player, TotalMedia Theatre, Corel WinDVD. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support AOB files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. The safest method of downloading PowerDVD installed is by going to developer’s website (CyberLink Corp.) and downloading the software using provided links.
You still cannot access AOB files although PowerDVD is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. This can be one of the causes why AOB files are not compatible with PowerDVD. The most recent version of PowerDVD is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.
If you have the latest version of PowerDVD installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage AOB on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent
Selecting the first-choice application in Windows
Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS
If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the AOB file in question. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.
If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the AOB file hinders attempts to open it. Scan the AOB file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. If the AOB file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.
Did you receive the AOB file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. The file might have been copied erroneously and the data lost integrity, which precludes from accessing the file. If the AOB file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.
There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the DVD-Audio Audio Object Format file again.
The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support AOB files. Close all running programs and try opening the AOB file.
Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with DVD-Audio Audio Object Format file. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle AOB files.
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