.APE File Extension

.APE File Extension

File Type 1

Monkey's Audio Lossless Audio File

Developer Monkey's Audio
2.8  |  19 Votes
Category Audio Files
Format Binary

What is an APE file?

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.

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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.

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Programs that open APE files

Updated February 21, 2018
File Type 2

AVS Plugin Effects File

Developer Nullsoft
3.0  |  16 Votes
Category Plugin Files
Format N/A

What is an 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.

Programs that open APE files

Updated March 4, 2009

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