There is one other file type using
the APU file extension!

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APU file extension - Audacity audio file

What is apu file? How to open apu files?

File type specification:

Audio and sound file type icon Audio and sound file type

The APU file extension is associated with the Audacity cross-platform software for recording and editing sounds. The .apu file stores audio recorded in the Audacity.

The APU audio format is not used in current versions of Audacity.

The default software associated to apu file type:

Audacity icon

Audacity logo Audacity  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:

Audacity is a free, open source software for recording and editing sounds. It is available for Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows, GNU/Linux, and other operating systems.

Audacity is able to:

  • Record live audio.
  • Record computer playback on any Windows Vista or later machine.
  • Convert tapes and records into digital recordings or CDs.
  • Edit WAV, AIFF, FLAC, MP2, MP3 or Ogg Vorbis sound files.
  • AC3, M4A/M4R (AAC), WMA and other formats supported using optional libraries.
  • Cut, copy, splice or mix sounds together.
  • Numerous effects including change the speed or pitch of a recording.

Audacity for Mac icon

Audacity logo Audacity for Mac  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:

Audacity for Mac is free multi-track audio editing tool that allows users to record live audio, convert old tapes to modern formats, edit various audio file types, cut, copy, mix audio data and adds various effects, like change speed of audio etc.

Audacity for Linux icon

Audacity logo Audacity for Linux  Linux/Unix software

Company or developer:

Audacity for Linux is multi-track audio editor and recorder with various features, like recording audio, edit WAV, AIFF, FLAC, MP2, MP3 or Ogg Vorbis files, or cut, copy, splice or mix sounds together.

Help how to open APU files:

Use Audacity to open .apu audio files.

How to convert file with extension APU:

As far as we know, this .apu file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .apu file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open apu file, edit apu file, convert apu file, view apu file, play apu file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

  • Play apu file

apu file players - programs that can play apu file - Audacity audio file

Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for play apu file action.

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