An aud file extension is related to audio file format developed by Westwood Studios. An aud file stores in-game audio in 16-bit format and use IMA-ADPCM compression.

There are 3 other file types using
the AUD file extension!

aud file icon.aud - DTS sound data stream file format

aud file icon.aud - Audacity project file

aud file icon.aud - NICE Media Player audio file

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Software that works with aud file extension

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AUD file extension - Westwood Studios audio data

What is aud file? How to open aud files?

File type specification:

Game file type icon Game file type

aud file icon: aud filetype icon

The aud file extension is used for Audio file format used by various games created by Westwood Studios. Westwood Studios was acquired by Electronic Arts.

The sounds stored in aud files are in 16-bit format and use IMA-ADPCM compression. However death screams are stored in 8-bit format and uses Westwood's proprietary audio compression.

Westwood Studios were closed in 2003.

This aud file type entry was marked as obsolete and no longer supported file format.

This type of file is no longer actively used and is most likely obsolete. This is typically the case for system files in old operating systems, file types from long discontinued software, or previous versions of certain file types (like documents, projects etc.) that were replaced in higher versions of their original programs.

The default software associated to aud file type:

Command and Conquer icon

Westwood Studios (EA) logo Command and Conquer  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Westwood Studios (EA)

Command and Conquer is legendary real-time strategy computer game for Microsoft Windows. Two fractions Nod and GDI fights in war conflict to gain control over the mysterious Tiberium mineral. The game was released in 1995 and contains many single player missions as well as multiplayer maps.

Command and Conquer: Red Alert icon

Westwood Studios (EA) logo Command and Conquer: Red Alert  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Westwood Studios (EA)

Command and Conquer: Red Alert is real-time strategy computer game based on Command and Conquer franchise. Player is taken to alternate early history where Allied forces battle against Soviet Union. Red Alert is prequel of original Command and Conquer game.

Help how to open AUD files:

Use Winamp with AUD plugin to play *.aud files.

How to convert file with extension AUD:

Use Winamp to convert .aud file in .wav format.

Preferences > Plugins > Output > Nullsoft Disk Writer

List of recommended software applications associated to the .aud 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 aud file, edit aud file, convert aud file, view aud file, play aud file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

  • Others aud file

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with aud file - Westwood Studios audio data

Click on the software link for more information about Command and Conquer. Command and Conquer uses aud file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with aud file by default:
Command and Conquer small icon Command and Conquer
Command and Conquer: Red Alert small icon Command and Conquer: Red Alert

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