.EAC3 File Extension

Enhanced AC-3 File

General Information

Title EAC3 File Extension
Extension .eac3
Full Form Enhanced AC-3 File
File Type Audio File
Developer Dolby Laboratories
MIME Type audio/eac3

File Function

Primary Function Audio playback
Additional Functions Surround sound encoding
Features High-quality, Multi-channel

File Characteristics

Quality High definition
Supports Layers N/A
Supports Transparency N/A
Editable With software

Use Cases

Home Theater Yes
Broadcasting Yes
Streaming Services Yes

Security and Practices

Security Risks File tampering
Best Practices Regular updates, Safe sources

Historical/Version Information

Initial Release 2000s
Latest Update Continuous

Associated Types

Similar Extensions .ac3, .dts, .wav

Software Compatibility

Software Usage Policy OS Compatibility
VLC Media Player Free Windows, Mac, Linux, iOS, Android
FFmpeg Free Windows, Mac, Linux
Kodi Free Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, iOS