Open APE file

The most common choise: Monkey's Audio lossless audio compression format

How to open Monkey's Audio lossless audio compression format .ape files

Have you had trouble opening the ape file on your computer? What are ape files? We explain what they are and recommend software that we know will open them.

What is ape file?

Files with ape suffix can be usually found as audio files in Monkey's Audio lossless audio compression format.

Monkey's Audio lossless audio compression format description

File extension ape is mostly related to Monkey's Audio lossless format a fast and easy way to compress digital music. Unlike traditional methods such as mp3, ogg, or lqt that permanently discard quality to save space, Monkey’s Audio only makes perfect, bit-for-bit copies. Monkey's Audio is developed by Matthew T. Ashland.

The ape file is the default audio song with Monkey lossless compression method.

Suggested software to open ape file

Monkey’s Audio

An audio compression software

There are other APE filename extensions with the same .ape suffix

ape - Winamp audio visualization studio AVS plugin effect

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

What file extension actually is?

Simply put, file extensions are the characters after the dot in the computer file name, so for example document-name.pdf has file extension „pdf“. This helps Windows to identify which program should be used to open the file.

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