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.
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.
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.
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.
You 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 The reason that VLC media player cannot handle files with TTA may be that the software is outdated.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.
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.
Change the default application in Windows
Change the default application in Mac OS
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.
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.
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.
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.
If the systems has insufficient resources to open TTA files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.
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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