DTSMA File Extension

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DTS-HD Master Audio Format

What is DTSMA file?

DTSMA filename suffix is mostly used for DTS-HD Master Audio Format files. Files with DTSMA extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. DTSMA file belongs to the Audio Files category just like 734 other filename extensions listed in our database. The software recommended for managing DTSMA files is Media Player Classic. Media Player Classic software was developed by SourceForge.net, and on its official website you may find more information about DTSMA files or the Media Player Classic software program.

Programs which support DTSMA file extension

The following listing features DTSMA-compatible programs. DTSMA files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support DTSMA file

Updated: 07/14/2020

How to open file with DTSMA extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening DTSMA files on given system. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to DTS-HD Master Audio Format files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with DTSMA files.

Step 1. Download and install Media Player Classic

Install software to open DTSMA file Problems with opening and working with DTSMA files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with DTSMA files being present on your machine. The solution is straightforward, just download and install Media Player Classic. On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. The safest method of downloading Media Player Classic installed is by going to developer’s website (SourceForge.net) and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Update Media Player Classic to the latest version

Update software that support file extension DTSMAIf you already have Media Player Classic installed on your systems and DTSMA files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. The reason that Media Player Classic cannot handle files with DTSMA may be that the software is outdated. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using Media Player Classic.

Step 3. Associate DTS-HD Master Audio Format files with Media Player Classic

If you have the latest version of Media Player Classic installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage DTSMA on your device. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

Associate software with DTSMA file on Windows

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Right-click the DTSMA file and choose Open with option
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • To finalize the process, select Look for another app on this PC entry and using the file explorer select the Media Player Classic installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open DTSMA files box and clicking OK button.
Associate software with DTSMA file on Mac

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • Right-click the DTSMA file and select Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • From the list choose the appropriate program and confirm by clicking Change for all....
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with DTSMA extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Verify that the DTSMA is not faulty

You closely followed the steps listed in points 1-3, but the problem is still present? You should check whether the file is a proper DTSMA file. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

Check DTSMA file for viruses
1. The DTSMA may be infected with malware – make sure to scan it with an antivirus tool.

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the DTSMA file hinders attempts to open it. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. If the DTSMA file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

If you obtained the problematic DTSMA file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. It is possible that the file has not been properly copied to a data storage and is incomplete and therefore cannot be opened. When downloading the file with DTSMA extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the DTS-HD Master Audio Format file again.

4. Check whether your system can handle Media Player Classic

If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with DTSMA extension. In this case close the other applications.

5. Verify that your operating system and drivers are up to date

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with DTS-HD Master Audio Format files and ensure security of your device and operating system. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle DTSMA files.

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