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APE file extension

The table below provides useful information about the .ape file extension. It answers questions such as:

  • What is the .ape file?
  • What program do I need to open a .ape file?
  • How can the .ape file be opened, edited or printed?
  • How can I convert .ape files to another format?

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1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) found in database

✅ Monkey`s Audio File

APE file is an Monkey`s Audio compressed audio file. Unlike lossy formats, such as MP3, Ogg Vorbis, MA does not permanently discard data during compression.
Category: Audio files
Application: Monkey`s Audio
Mime-type: audio/x-monkeys-audio
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
APE aliases:
APE related links:
APE related extensions:
Audio Interchange File

CD Audio Track

MIDI Music

MPEG Audio Layer 3 File

Real Audio Sound

Macintosh Sound Resource

Amiga 8SVX Sound

Creative Labs Sound Blaster Sound

Windows Waveform Sound

AC-3 Compressed Audio

Other types of files may also use the .ape file extension.

🚫 The .ape file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

ae, aep, ale, ap, ap3, apd, apf, apr, aps, apw, pae, pe, wpe

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

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🔴 Can't open a .ape file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows cannot open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it...

If you don't know how to set the .ape file association, check the FAQ.

🔴 Can I change the extension of files?

Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. When you change a file's extension, you change the way programs on your computer read the file. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.

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