Files with aud file extension may also be found as project created and saved using the Audacity software.

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

aud icon.aud - Westwood Studios audio data

empty icon.aud - DTS sound data stream file format

empty icon.aud - NICE Media Player audio

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AUD file extension - Audacity project

What is aud file? How to open aud files?

File type specification:

Various data file type icon Various data file type

The aud file extension is also used for the default audio projects created using the Audacity software.

These .aud files do not contain the actual audio data, just the settings for the projects. They may be however exported as audio files.

The default software associated to open aud file:

Audacity icon

Audacity logoAudacity  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 logoAudacity 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 logoAudacity 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:

You can work with these project using Audacity.

How to convert:

Possibly can be exported to other formats.

Find conversions from aud file:

aud to aac

aud to mp3

aud to wav

Find converter to aud file type:

mp3 to aud

List of software applications associated to the .aud 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 aud file, edit aud file, convert aud file, view aud file, play aud 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 aud files.

Software that open aud file - Audacity project

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

Microsoft Windows:

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:


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