File Extension AU

.AU File

File extension: AU
File type: uLaw/AU Audio File
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The AU file type is primarily associated with 'uLaw/AU Audio File'. Usually on Sun or UNIX machines. The Macintosh type is: AUFF

Detailed information for file extension AU:


Primary association: uLaw/AU Audio File
File classification: Audio
Mime type: audio/basic, audio/x-basic, audio/au, audio/x-au, audio/x-pn-au, audio/rmf, audio/x-rmf, audio/x-ulaw, audio/vnd.qcelp, audio/x-gsm, audio/snd
Identifying characters Hex: 2E 73 6E 64 00 00 00 , ASCII: .snd
Related links: IrfanView, AudioPlayer, FILExt CODEC and Video Player FAQ

Other applications associated with file type AU:

  • Audacity (Audio Block)Audacity is free, open source software for recording and editing sounds. It is available for Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows, GNU/Linux, and other operating systems. This association is classified as Audio. The identifying characters used for this association are - Hex: 64 6E 73 2E , ASCII: dns
File Identifier - TrID
'Identifying characters' used on FILExt.com are
provided by Marco Pontello from his TrID database




Important: Invalid file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your Windows PC. It is highly recommended that you scan your PC for invalid registry entries, unused processes and other slowdown issues.

Technical data

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System Info for File Extension .AU

The following listing is compiled from the database produced by the 'Associate This!' program, selected data from the main FILExt database and information FILExt collected directly from user systems.

ProgramID: AUFile, FileType: AU Format Sound, AppName: Microsoft(R) Windows Media Player

ProgramID: AUFile, FileType: AU Format Sound, AppName: Windows Media Player
EXEFile: mplayer2.exe

ProgramID: AUFile, FileType: AU Format Sound, AppName: Windows Media Player
EXEFile: wmplayer.exe

ProgramID: AUFile, FileType: Sound Clip, AppName: Windows Media Player

ProgramID: EFXFileType, FileType: eFax Document, AppName: eFax Messenger Plus
EXEFile: Hotpls32.exe

ProgramID: EFXFileType, FileType: eFax Document, AppName: eFax.com Microviewer
EXEFile: eFaxView.exe

ProgramID: EFXFileType, FileType: eFax.com Document, AppName: eFax.com Microviewer

ProgramID: QuickTime.au, FileType: AU Audio, AppName: QuickTime Player
EXEFile: QuickTimePlayer.exe

ProgramID: QuickTime.au, FileType: AU Audio, AppName: QuickTime Player Application
EXEFile: QuickTimePlayer.exe

ProgramID: RealPlayer.AU.6, FileType: AU Audio, AppName: RealOne Enterprise Desktop

ProgramID: RealPlayer.AU.6, FileType: AU Audio, AppName: RealOne Player
EXEFile: RealPlay.exe

ProgramID: RealPlayer.AU.6, FileType: AU Audio, AppName: RealPlayer
EXEFile: RealPlay.exe

ProgramID: RealPlayer.AU.6, FileType: AU Clip, AppName: RealPlayer

ProgramID: SlowView WAV, AppName: SlowView
EXEFile: SlowView.exe

ProgramID: Winamp.File, FileType: Winamp media file, AppName: BSPlayer
EXEFile: bsplay.exe

ProgramID: Winamp.File, FileType: Winamp media file, AppName: Winamp
EXEFile: Winamp.exe

ProgramID: Winamp3.File, FileType: Winamp media file, AppName: Winamp3
EXEFile: studio.exe

ProgramID: Winamp3.File, FileType: Winamp media file, AppName: Winamp3
EXEFile: winamp3.exe

ProgramID: Winamp.File
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Winamp5\Winamp.exe %1

ProgramID: ACEMegaCoDecSPack.AUAudioFileS
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ACE Mega CoDecS Pack\Media Player Classic\mplayerc.exe %1 /open

ProgramID: Winamp.File
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Winamp5.08\Winamp.exe %1

ProgramID: AUFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\WINDOW~1\wmplayer.exe /Open %L

ProgramID: AUFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Adobe\Audition 1.5\Audition.exe %1

ProgramID: stormplayer.au
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\StormII\Storm.exe /play

ProgramID: Winamp3.File
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Winamp3\winamp3.exe %1

ProgramID: Winamp3.File
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Winamp3\Studio.exe %1

ProgramID: Winamp.File
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Winamp\Winamp.exe %1

ProgramID: Winamp.File
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\JetAudio\JetAudio.exe %1

ProgramID: ResearchAssistantFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Britannica\britannica.exe -r %1

ProgramID: RealPlayer.AU.6
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\RealPlay.exe %1

ProgramID: RealPlayer.AU.6
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Real\RealPlayer\RealPlay.exe /m audio/basic %1

ProgramID: RealPlayer.AU.6
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Real\RealPlayer\RealPlay.exe %1

ProgramID: RealPlayer.AU.6
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Real\RealOne Player\RealPlay.exe %1

ProgramID: QuickTime.au
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\QUICKT~1\QuickTimePlayer.exe %1

ProgramID: AUFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Windows Media Player\wmplayer.exe /Open %L

ProgramID: AUFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Windows Media Player\wmplayer.exe /Open

ProgramID: AUFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Windows Media Player\mplayer2.exe /Play %L

ProgramID: AUFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\coolpro2\coolpro2.exe %1

ProgramID: Access.Shortcut.Function.1
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MICROS~2\Office10\MSACCESS.EXE /SHELLSYSTEM [OpenFunction %1]

ProgramID: Access.Shortcut.Function.1
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MI1933~1\Office10\MSACCESS.EXE /SHELLSYSTEM [OpenFunction %1]

ProgramID: ACEMegaCoDecSPack.AUAudioFileS
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ACE Mega CoDecS Pack\Media Player Classic\mplayerc.exe %1

ProgramID: QuickTime.au
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\QuickTime\QuickTimePlayer.exe %1

ProgramID: ACEMegaCoDecSPack.AUAudioFileS
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ACE Mega CoDecS Pack\BSPlayer\bsplayer.exe /open

ProgramID: YMP.Media
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Yahoo!\Yahoo! Music Engine\YahooMusicEngine.exe -play %1

ProgramID: RealPlayer.AU.6
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Real\RealJukebox\realjbox.exe /m audio/basic %1

ProgramID: totalplayer.file
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Total Video Converter\tvp.exe

ProgramID: AUFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\JetAudio\JetAudio.exe %1

ProgramID: WaveLab.au
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\WaveLab\WaveLab.exe %1

ProgramID: QuickTime.au
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\NCH Swift Sound\WavePad\wavepad.exe %L

ProgramID: AUD20.AUFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Adobe\Adobe Audition 2.0\Audition.exe

ProgramID: Winamp.File
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\K-Lite Codec Pack\Media Player Classic\mplayerc.exe

ProgramID: AUFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\NCH Swift Sound\WavePad\wavepad.exe

ProgramID: BearShare.file
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\BearShare Applications\BearShare\BearShare.exe

ProgramID: iMesh.file
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\iMesh Applications\iMesh\iMesh.exe

ProgramID: WMP11.AssocFile.AU
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Windows Media Player\wmplayer.exe /Open

ProgramID: QMP.audio
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Quintessential Media Player\QMPlayer.exe /open

ProgramID: ACDSee 9.0.au
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ACD Systems\ACDSee\9.0\ACDSeeQV.exe

ProgramID: ACDSee Pro.au
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ACD Systems\ACDSee\8.0.Pro\ACDSee8Pro.exe

ProgramID: IrfanView.au
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\IrfanView\i_view32.exe

ProgramID: qvodplayer.au
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\QvodPlayer\QvodPlayer.exe -localfile

ProgramID: AUD30.AUFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Adobe\Adobe Audition 3.0\Audition.exe

ProgramID: ACDSee.au
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ACD Systems\ACDSee\5.0\ACDSee5.exe

ProgramID: foobar2000.AU
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\foobar2000\foobar2000.exe

ProgramID: RealPlayer.AU.6
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Dhamu\Download\RealPlay.exe


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