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What are AUD files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening an AUD file or are you simply curious about its contents? We're here to explain the properties of these files and provide you with software that can open or handle your AUD files.

What is an AUD file?

AUD files have multiple uses, and INRS-Telecom audio is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.

INRS-Telecom audio

These AUD files contain a database for speech recognition and speech coding used by INRS-Telecom, a research university in Quebec. These files are created through a recording/playback system used in DEC PDP-11. It makes use of low-level calls to get access to the disk.

How to open AUD files

Important: Different programs may use files with the AUD file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your AUD file is, you may need to try a few different programs.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested ten different AUD openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: September 21, 2023

All known file formats using extension .AUD

While INRS-Telecom audio is a popular type of AUD-file, we know of 3 different uses of the .AUD file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.

WeChat Audio message (SILK codec)

These AUD files contain the audio messages created in WeChat. Just like Whatsapp and Facebook, WeChat has a feature that allows you to send voice messages to your contacts. This helps with sending messages while on the move. WeChat's audio is provided by silk.

Westwood Studios Audio

We know that one AUD format is Westwood Studios Audio. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

AUD opener for Windows

We have identified one AUD opener that is compatible with this specific type of AUD file.

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of AUD files. Remember, different programs may use AUD files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

AudioLabel CD/DVD LabelerAudioLabel CD/DVD LabelerUser submitted
AudioLabel CD/DVD/Bluray Label MakerAudioLabel CD/DVD/Bluray Label MakerUser submitted
AudioLabelAudioLabelUser submitted
AudioLabel CD/DVD Cover MakerAudioLabel CD/DVD Cover MakerUser submitted
MixPadMixPadUser submitted
NICE ApplicationsNICE ApplicationsUser submitted
Energy AuditEnergy AuditUser submitted
AudioLabel CD/DVD/Bluray Cover MakerAudioLabel CD/DVD/Bluray Cover MakerUser submitted
Audio RecorderAudio RecorderUser submitted
GreenForce-PlayerGreenForce-PlayerUser submitted

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