What is a .AKP File And How To Open It (Guide)

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .akp extension and you don’t know what it is? Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. Fear not, in this article we will show you how to easily open the .akp file in few simple steps on various systems.

What is a .AKP file?

The .AKP file extension comes from Akai Sampler File. The format of this file is binary, and it is a audio related file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .akp file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .AKP file?

Below you can find an easy to understand, step-by-step guide to open the .AKP file on your operating system/device.

How to open a .AKP file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

To open the .akp file on Windows, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the Propellerhead ReCycle software. You will be using this software in order to open the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .AKP file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Propellerhead ReCycle software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .AKP file on Mac

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .akp file on Mac in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the Propellerhead ReCycle software. This software will be used for opening the file. You can also use Propellerhead ReCycle software.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .AKP file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Propellerhead ReCycle software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .AKP file?

If you are still unable to open the .AKP file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .AKP file.al – A-Law Compressed Sound Format, .alac – Apple, .alaw – A-Law Compressed Sound Format, .alb – Alpha Software, .albm – HP. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .AKP file with the Propellerhead ReCycle program on Windows and Propellerhead ReCycle program on Mac.