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TTA File Extension

True Audio Format
  • Developer
    True Audio Software
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    3 (2 votes)

What is TTA file?

Full format name of files that use TTA extension is True Audio Format. True Audio Format specification was created by True Audio Software. TTA file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Android, Linux, Mac OS, Windows system platform. TTA file format, along with 771 other file formats, belongs to the Audio Files category. VLC media player supports TTA files and is the most frequently used program to handle such files, yet 10 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 TTA and other supported file formats.

Programs which support TTA file extension

The list that follows enumerates programs compatible with TTA files, divided into 4 categories based on operating system on which they are available. TTA files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

How to open file with TTA extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening TTA files on given system. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to True 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.

Step 1. Get the VLC media player

Install software to open TTA file The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports TTA files installed on the system. The most obvious solution is to download and install VLC media player or one to the listed programs: Winamp, Foobar2000, KMPlayer. On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. If you want to download VLC media player installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit VideoLAN Project Team website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of VLC media player

Update software that support file extension TTAYou still cannot access TTA 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 TTA may be that the software is outdated. The most recent version of VLC media player is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Set the default application to open TTA files to 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 TTA on your device. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

Associate software with TTA file on Windows

Change the default application in Windows

  • Right-click the TTA file and choose Open with option
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where VLC media player is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open TTA files and clicking OK.
Associate software with TTA file on Mac

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected TTA file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • Select VLC media player and click Change for all...
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with TTA extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Check the TTA for errors

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the TTA file is valid. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

Check TTA file for viruses
1. Verify that the TTA in question is not infected with a computer virus

If the TTA is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. If the TTA file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

Did you receive the TTA file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. During the copy process of the file errors may occurred rendering the file incomplete or corrupted. This could be the source of encountered problems with the file. If the TTA file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative rights

There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the True Audio Format file.

4. Check whether your system can handle VLC media player

If the systems has insufficient resources to open TTA files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.

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

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with True Audio Format files. It may be the case that the TTA files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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