An ape file extension is associated with the Winamp Audio Visualization Studio (AVS) plug-in. An ape file contains saved AVS visualization effect.

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

ape icon.ape - Monkey's Audio lossless audio compression format [common]

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Software that open ape file

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APE file extension - Winamp audio visualization studio AVS plugin effect

What is ape file? How to open ape files?

File type specification:

Plugin, addon file type icon Plugin, addon file type

ape file icon: ape filetype icon

The ape file extension is used by AVS (Audio Visualization Studio) plug-in in Winamp. APE stands for 'AVS Plug-in Effect'. it is stored in binary file format.

The ape file contain extra effects for Audio Visualization Studio that is distributed as a visualization plug-in with Winamp.

The default software associated to open ape file:

Winamp icon

Winamp  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:

Winamp is a legendary media player and one of the first major ones. It was first released in 1997 with latest version from late 2013. It was originally developed by Nullsoft, but now the brand is owned by Radionomy.

Help how to open:

You can import the *.ape files in Winamp. Effects can be selected in AVS effect editor.

How to convert:

There is no way how to convert the .ape files to another file format.

List of software applications associated to the .ape file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open ape file, edit ape file, convert ape file, view ape file, play ape 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 ape files.

Software that open ape file - Winamp audio visualization studio AVS plugin effect

Programs supporting the exension ape on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about Winamp for open ape file action.

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