What is a .DTS File And How To Open It (Easy Guide)

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .dts extension, but you have never seen this extension before? Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. That’s why we have made this article! You will learn how to open the .dts file extension on various systems, what it is and how to work with it.

What is a .DTS file?

The .DTS file extension stands for DTS Encoded Audio File. The format of this audio related file is binary.

What to know

There are currently 4 software that can open the .dts file on 3 platforms.

How to open a .DTS file?

Below we have written a comprehensive guide on how to open the .DTS file on various operating systems.

How to open a .DTS file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

The .dts file can be opened in 4 steps on Windows.

1. The first step is to download the Media Player Classic software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. The other software that you can use is Apple iTunes, VideoLAN VLC media player and Media Player Classic.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .DTS file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Media Player Classic software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .DTS file on Mac

There are 4 simple steps to open the .dts file on Mac.

1. The first step is to download the Macgo Mac Media Player software. This software will be used for opening the file. The other software that you can use is Apple iTunes, VideoLAN VLC media player and Macgo Mac Media Player.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .DTS file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Macgo Mac Media Player software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .DTS file on Linux

The .dts file can be opened in 4 steps on Linux.

1. In the first step you need to download the VideoLAN VLC media player software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: VideoLAN VLC media player.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .DTS file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Hover over the “Open with” button

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Open the file choosing the software

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the VideoLAN VLC media player software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .DTS file?

If you are still unable to open the .DTS file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .DTS file.dtsconfig – Microsoft, .dtshd – DTS, .dtsx – Microsoft, .dtw – Morgan Wireless, .dtx – Documented LaTeX File. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .DTS file with the Media Player Classic, Apple iTunes, VideoLAN VLC media player programs on Windows, Macgo Mac Media Player, Apple iTunes, VideoLAN VLC media player programs on Mac and VideoLAN VLC media player software on Linux.