AUP file format description

Many people share .aup files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .aup file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .aup files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.aup - Audacity Project

The AUP project files are related to Audacity. The AUP file is an Audacity Project. 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.

Project files
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Audacity Project related extensions:
Audacity Block Data
Audacity v3 Project
Audacity v3 Temporary Work Data
Audacity Wave Information Data
Audacity Help File
Audacity File List

Naturally, other applications may also use the .aup file extension. Even harmful programs can create .aup files. Be especially cautious with .aup files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .aup 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 can't open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

The .aup file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

ahp, aip, ajp, akp, ap, apu, au, aul, qup, uap, wup, zup

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

AviUtl Language File
Alphacam Water Jet Post Data
Actual Installer Project
WhatsUp Gold Network Map
Corrupted RAW Image
Akai MPC2500 Sampler Program

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8/10, Windows 11, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, macOS, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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