Files with aup extension can be usually found as audio projects from the Audacity multiplatform audio editing software.

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

aup file icon.aup - Epocrates PDA medical software file

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Software that works with aup file extension

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AUP file extension - Audacity project

What is aup file? How to open aup files?

File type specification:

Document file type icon Document file type

aup file icon: aup filetype icon

The aup file extension is associated with Audacity, a free, easy-to-use audio editor and recorder for Windows, Mac OS X, GNU/Linux, and other operating systems.

The aup file contains project created in Audacity. The audio files, which are referenced by an Audacity project are saved in same directory with a same name to the project file, but DAT file extension instead.

The default software associated to aup 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 AUP files:

Use Audacity to open the .aup files. It doesn't seem likely any other program can handle these files.

How to convert file with extension AUP:

Audacity projects may be exported to a broad range of audio formats.

Find conversions from aup file:

aup to aiff

aup to mp3

aup to ogg

aup to wav

Find converter to aup file type:

aiff to aup

File identification strings:

HEX code: 3C 3F 78 6D 6C 20 76 65 72 73 69 6F 6E 3D 22 31 2E
ASCII code: ?xml version=

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

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting of the aup files.

  • Open aup file
  • Save aup file
  • Edit aup file
  • Create aup file

Software that open aup file - Audacity project

Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open aup file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:


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