Open AUD file

The most commonly used .aud file type: Audacity project

How to open aud files?

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

What is aud file?

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

Audacity project description

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.

Suggested software to open aud file


A free, open source software for recording and editing sounds

Audacity for Mac

A multi-track audio editing tool

Audacity for Linux

Multi-track audio editor for Linux

Other AUD file name extensions using the same .aud suffix

.aud - DTS sound data stream file format

An aud file extension is related to the DTS sound file format. An aud file stores sound data stream.

Open aud file with software: Cyberlink PowerDVD Nero ShowTime

.aud - NICE Media Player audio

Files with aud file extension can be also found as audio files from NICE Media Player software.

Open aud file with software: NICE Media Player

.aud - Westwood Studios audio data

Files with aud extension can also be found as audio files in old computer games developed by Westwood Studios, such as the Command and Conquer series.

Open aud file with software: Command and Conquer Command and Conquer: Red Alert

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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