What is a .AUP File And How To Open It – Audacity (Easy Steps)

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .aup extension, but you have never seen this extension before? You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. Thanks to this easy guide you will be able to find out what .aup file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .AUP file?

The file extension .AUP stands for Audacity Project File. The creator of this file extension is Audacity. The format of this file is xml, and it is a audio related file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .aup file on 3 platforms.

How to open a .AUP file?

Below we have written a comprehensive guide on how to open the .AUP file on various operating systems.

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

There are 4 simple steps to open the .aup file on Windows.

1. The first step is to download the Audacity software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. You can also use Audacity software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .AUP file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

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. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Audacity software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .AUP file on Mac

To open the .aup file on Mac, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the Audacity software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. The other software that you can use is Audacity.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .AUP file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

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 Audacity software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .AUP file on Linux

There are 4 simple steps to open the .aup file on Linux.

1. In the first step you need to download the Audacity software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: Audacity.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .AUP 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: Hover over the “Open with” button

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

Step 4

Step 4: Open the file choosing the software

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Audacity software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .AUP file?

If you are still unable to open the .AUP file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .AUP file.aur – Dávid Horváth, .aurora – Aurora Ransomware Encrypted File, .aut – Jonathan Bennett, .automaticdestinations-ms – Microsoft, .autoplay – Indigo Rose. 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 .AUP file with the Audacity program on Windows, Audacity program on Mac and Audacity software on Linux.