AfterDawn: Glossary

.ape

A file with the extension .ape, is an audio file compressed using Monkey's Audio. Monkey's Audio is a lossless compression, which means it does not permanently discard data during compression. It achieves compression rates of around 40%.

Since it is lossless, the quality of the audio after compression will be the exact same. There are several players for Monkey's Audio. One of the best is Foobar 2000.

I you need to burn Monkey's Audio as an Audio CD, you can do so with Nero Burning Rom if you download a plugin here.

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