THD filename suffix is mostly used for Dolby TrueHD Audio files. THD files are supported by software applications available for devices running Android, Windows. THD file format, along with 771 other file formats, belongs to the Audio Files category. Users are advised to use VLC media player software for managing THD files, although 1 other programs can also handle this type of file. VLC media player software was developed by VideoLAN Project Team, and on its official website you may find more information about THD files or the VLC media player software program.
The following list contains programs grouped by 2 operating systems that support THD files. Files with THD extension, just like any other file formats, can be found on any operating system. The files in question may be transferred to other devices, be it mobile or stationary, yet not all systems may be capable of properly handling such files.
There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening THD files on given system. What is important, all common issues related to files with THD extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.
The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening THD files is that no program that can handle THD files is installed on user’s system. This one is an easy one. Select VLC media player or one of the recommended programs (for example, VLC media player for Android) and download it from appropriate source and install on your system. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support THD files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. The safest method of downloading VLC media player installed is by going to developer’s website (VideoLAN Project Team) and downloading the software using provided links.
You still cannot access THD files although VLC media player 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. The reason that VLC media player cannot handle files with THD may be that the software is outdated.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 VLC media player.
If you have the latest version of VLC media player installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage THD on your device. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.
The procedure to change the default program in Windows
The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS
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 THD file. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.
If the THD is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. If the scanner detected that the THD file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.
If the THD file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. The file might have been copied erroneously and the data lost integrity, which precludes from accessing the file. It could happen the the download process of file with THD extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.
Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.
If the systems has insufficient resources to open THD files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.
Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with Dolby TrueHD Audio 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 THD files.
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