TRUEHD filename suffix is mostly used for Dolby TrueHD Audio Format files. Files with TRUEHD extension may be used by programs distributed for Linux, Mac OS, Windows platform. TRUEHD file format, along with 734 other file formats, belongs to the Audio Files category. VLC media player supports TRUEHD files and is the most frequently used program to handle such files, yet 2 other tools may also be used. On the official website of VideoLAN Project Team developer not only will you find detailed information about theVLC media player software, but also about TRUEHD and other supported file formats.
Below you will find an index of software programs that can be used to open TRUEHD files divided into 3 categories according to system platform supported. Files with TRUEHD suffix can be copied to any mobile device or system platform, but it may not be possible to open them properly on target system.
Being unable to open files with TRUEHD extension can be have various origins. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Dolby TrueHD Audio Format files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.
The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports TRUEHD files installed on the system. The solution is straightforward, just download and install VLC media player. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. 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.
If the problems with opening TRUEHD files still occur even after installing VLC media player, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of VLC media player is available. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. This can be one of the causes why TRUEHD files are not compatible with VLC media player. 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.
After installing VLC media player (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open TRUEHD files. 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 TRUEHD file. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.
If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the TRUEHD file hinders attempts to open it. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. TRUEHD file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.
If you obtained the problematic TRUEHD file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. The file might have been copied erroneously and the data lost integrity, which precludes from accessing the file. When downloading the file with TRUEHD extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.
Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the Dolby TrueHD Audio Format file.
If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with TRUEHD extension. In this case close the other applications.
Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with Dolby TrueHD Audio Format files and ensure security of your device and operating system. It may be the case that the TRUEHD files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.
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