If you are puzzled by how to extract audio from AU to ape formats, our AU to ape converter may be the solution!
The AU file format is a simple audio file format introduced by Sun Microsystems. The format was common on NeXT systems and on early Web pages. Originally it was headerless, being simply 8-bit µ-law-encoded data at an 8000 Hz sample rate. Hardware from other vendors often used sample rates as high as 8192 Hz, often integer factors of video clock signals. Newer files have a header that consists of six unsigned 32-bit words, an optional information chunk and then the data (in big endian format).
Monkey's Audio (APE) is a file format for audio data compression. Being a lossless format, Monkey's Audio does not discard data during the process of encoding, unlike lossy compression methods such as AAC, MP3, Vorbis and Musepack.Data file compression is employed in order to reduce bandwidth, file transfer time, and/or storage requirements. A digital recording (such as a CD) encoded to the Monkey's Audio format can be decompressed into an identical copy of the original audio data. As with the FLAC and Apple Lossless format, files encoded to Monkey's Audio are typically reduced to about half of the original size, with data transfer rates and bandwidth requirements being reduced accordingly.
How to convert?
Step 1 Add video or audio formats
Press Add to add the AU files you want to convert, then select ape as the output format.
Step 2 Edit the file (Optional)
Press to play the files and the timer will start to work. Press to stop.
This feature is designed for you to measure your favorite segment.
When you want to designate the segment, you can press to set starting time and ending time.
Press to listen to the selected segment.
Step 3 Customize the audio (Optional)
As can be seen from the diagram, the panel allows you to set the expected volume and output format of the audio, and to customize the sample rate, Bit rate and channels the audio will contain.
Press to listen to the audio.
Step 4 Get your cool melody
When all settings are completed, just press Start Button to gain your favorite ape from your output directory soon.