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How to open .ape file extension?

File Type : Audio file type
Compatible with (WinXP,Vista,Win7,Win8 and Win10)

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What is .ape file extension?

.ape file extension is a known file type. This section tells you everything you need to know about this extension.
The .ape is the file extension used by Monkey’s Audio files. These are the audio files compressed using Monkey's Audio lossless compression majorly used on Windows platform. The compression algorithm used by this format does not affect the quality of the file by altering or discarding the data unlike other lossy compression formats which alter or discard the data to save the space. APE includes error detection and support for tags that store information about audio files. These files are sometimes created with .CUE files to comprise an audio CD image. The files encoded to Monkey's Audio are normally reduced to about half of the original size with a proportionate reduction in the data transfer rates and bandwidth requirements as well. NOTE: APE files may be created with other programs besides Monkey's Audio as the Monkey's Audio encoder is easily available and can be integrated into other software programs.
You can see a list of software programs below that can open this file type so that you don’t need to search for it on the web. You can then open your file with this extension using a software listed below.

Software that can be used to open .ape files:

Microsoft Windows:
  • Adobe Audition CC
  • Foobar2000
  • JMAC
  • JRiver Media Center
  • Monkey’s Audio
  • MPlayer
  • Nullsoft Winamp with Monkey’s Audio Plugin
  • Nullsoft Winamp with the Advanced Visualization Studio plugin
Apple Mac OS X:
  • Adobe Audition CC
  • JMAC
  • JRiver Media Center
  • Max
  • MPlayer
  • ShedWorx Smart Converter