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AUD File Extension

Video Game Compressed Audio Format

What is AUD file?

Full format name of files that use AUD extension is Video Game Compressed Audio Format. AUD files are supported by software applications available for devices running Windows. Files with AUD extension are categorized as Audio Files files. The Audio Files subset comprises 771 various file formats. NICE Media Player is by far the most used program for working with AUD files. Software named NICE Media Player was created by NICE Systems. In order to find more detailed information on the software and AUD files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support AUD file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support AUD files. Files with AUD extension, just like any other file formats, can be found on any operating system. The files in question may be transferred to other devices, be it mobile or stationary, yet not all systems may be capable of properly handling such files.

Programs that support AUD file

How to open file with AUD extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening AUD files on given system. What is important, all common issues related to files with AUD extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Install NICE Media Player software

Install software to open AUD file The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening AUD files is that no program that can handle AUD files is installed on user’s system. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download NICE Media Player and install it on your device. On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. If you want to download NICE Media Player installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit NICE Systems website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of NICE Media Player

Update software that support file extension AUDYou still cannot access AUD files although NICE Media Player is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. The reason that NICE Media Player cannot handle files with AUD may be that the software is outdated. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using NICE Media Player.

Step 3. Assign NICE Media Player to AUD files

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate AUD files with latest version of NICE Media Player you have installed on your device. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

Associate software with AUD file on Windows

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Right-click the AUD file and choose Open with option
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • To finalize the process, select Look for another app on this PC entry and using the file explorer select the NICE Media Player installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open AUD files box and clicking OK button.
Associate software with AUD file on Mac

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • Right-click the AUD file and select Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • From the list choose the appropriate program and confirm by clicking Change for all....
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with AUD extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Ensure that the AUD file is complete and free of errors

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the AUD file in question. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

Check AUD file for viruses
1. Check the AUD file for viruses or malware

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the AUD file hinders attempts to open it. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. If the scanner detected that the AUD file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

If you obtained the problematic AUD file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. It is possible that the file has not been properly copied to a data storage and is incomplete and therefore cannot be opened. When downloading the file with AUD extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

3. Check if the user that you are logged as has administrative privileges.

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run NICE Media Player

If the systems has insufficient resources to open AUD files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.

5. Check if you have the latest updates to the operating system and drivers

Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with Video Game Compressed Audio Format file. It may be the case that the AUD files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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