.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 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.
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.