.APE File Extension
File Type 1AVS Plugin Effects File
File format categories include Binary, Text, XML, and Zip. The format of this file type has not been determined.
What is a APE file?
Component referenced by the Advanced Visualization Studio (AVS) plugin for Winamp; used for creating programmable visual animations based on the music played by Winamp.
File Type 2Monkey's Audio Lossless Audio File
This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.
.APE File Association 2
Audio file compressed using Monkey's Audio lossless compression algorithm; includes error detection and support for tags that store information about audio files; sometimes created with .CUE files to comprise an audio CD image.
NOTE: The Monkey's Audio encoder is freely available and can be incorporated into other software programs. Therefore, APE files may be created with other programs besides Monkey's Audio.