An au file extension is associated with the Unix audio sound file format developed for Unix and Unix-like operating system to store audio data and sounds.
There is one other file type using
the AU file extension!
.au - Audacity audio block file
Software that works with au file extension
AU file extension - Unix audio sound file format
What is au file? How to open au files?
The au file extension is also related to UNIX-generated sound files. Probably very similar to SND, an interchangeable sound file format that is used on Sun, NeXt, and Silicon Graphics computers. The file typically contains raw sound data that is followed by a text identifier.
AU is a sound file format developed by Sun for the Unix platform for use on the Internet. It is known as the Sparc-audio or u-law format.
The default software associated to au file type:
Company or developer:
The Open Group
Unix is multi-tasking operating system for various platforms. The first version was released in 1969. It is developed by AT&T as well as various commercial vendors, universities and non-profit organizations. Traditional Original Unix systems have characteristics of Version 7 Unix or UNIX System V. Unix Specification have Mac OS X, Mac OS X Server, Solaris, AIX, HP/UX, z/OS etc. Other systems, such as Linux and BSD are called Unix-like or Unix system-like.
List of software applications associated to the .au 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 au file, edit au file, convert au file, view au file, play au file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org'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 au files.
- Play au file
- Convert au file
- Import au file
- Others au file
au file players - programs that can play au file - Unix audio sound file format
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