.TAK File Extension

There are 3 file types use the .TAK file extension:

  1. Tom's Lossless Audio Kompressor File
  2. Music Maker Take File
  3. TAK 2000 Thermal Model File

1. Tom's Lossless Audio Kompressor File

Tom's Lossless Audio Kompressor File
  • Developer Thomas Becker
  • Popularity
    3.8 (8 votes)
  • Category Audio Files
  • Format Binary

Audio file created in the Tom's lossless Audio Kompressor (TAK) format; uses an adaptive linear forward prediction technique to reduce the size of an audio file without losing audio quality; also supports non-audio data such as CD cover images or cue sheets.

The TAK method of compression and decompression aims to provide higher compression ratios than other techniques while performing faster than other lossless compressors in benchmarks.

The TAK format can be played back using plugins for Winamp and Foobar2000. TAK files can be compressed and decompressed using Tak, a program provided on the TAK development page. The downloaded package also includes the Winamp plugin and the TAK SDK.

NOTE: The TAK homepage is written in German.

Software's name License Platforms
AIMP AIMP Free Windows
File Viewer Plus File Viewer Plus Free Trial Windows
Foobar2000 Foobar2000 Freeware Windows
Nullsoft Winamp Nullsoft Winamp Freeware AndroidMacWindows
Tak Tak Free Windows
VideoLAN VLC media player VideoLAN VLC media player Open Source AndroidChrome OSiOSLinuxMacWindows

Updated: March 14, 2017

2. Music Maker Take File

Music Maker Take File

Audio file created by Music Maker, a program used to make sounds, loops, and other music; stores an audio object (the core audio unit of the Music Maker software) plus all added effects; may store the sample duration, fade settings, and custom effects.

Takes allow users to save edited audio samples without altering the original audio data. They can be created by selecting one or more objects and then choosing Edit → Object → Save objects as takes... from the application menu.

Software's name License Platforms
MAGIX Music Maker MAGIX Music Maker Commercial Windows

Updated: September 14, 2011

3. TAK 2000 Thermal Model File

TAK 2000 Thermal Model File
  • Developer K&K Associates
  • Popularity
    3.1 (7 votes)
  • Category CAD Files
  • Format Text

Model file created by TAK (Thermal Analysis Kit) 2000, an engineering application used for analyzing the thermal characteristics of thermal systems; saves parameters for a thermal model, including nodes, conductors, and heat sources; used for generating output such as temperatures, heater statuses, and heat source information.

TAK files are created in an ASCII text format. They are authored using a text editor and then run in TAK 2000.

Software's name License Platforms
K&K Associates TAK 2000 K&K Associates TAK 2000 Free Trial Windows
Microsoft Notepad Microsoft Notepad Bundled MacWindows
Other text editor Other text editor LinuxMacWindows

Updated: August 22, 2011

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