Play APE files on Mac with high sound quality

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APE is the file extension for Monkey's Audio - an algorithm and file format for lossless audio compression. This means that no quality is lost when an audio file is converted to this format. Monkey's Audio's has a better compression rate compared to FLAC and WavPack. Often Audio CD albums are encoded to APE for backup purposes or for convenience. The advantages of APE format is its effective compression ratio, fault tolerance, and multithreading/multicore support.

APE files are not natively supported by Apple devices, so in order to play APE audio files on Mac without any quality loss you'll need a great APE player for Mac. We recommend Elmedia Player as a Mac APE player.

Elmedia Player - an APE music player Mac app

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Requirements: OS X 10.9+. 36.74MB free space. Version 6.12(1435). (2nd Oct, 2018). 4.9 Rank based on 367+ users, Reviews(356)
Category: Video

Elmedia Player knows how to play APE audio files on Mac. This top APE player doesn't need any decoders or plug-ins to play your APEs. Also Elmedia is super versatile, it can play pretty much any popular or rare media file, including OGG, WMA, MP3, AAC files.

So here is how you play APE files with Elmedia Player on your Mac:

  1. Download Elmedia
  2. 1.1. Get Elmedia Multiformat Video Player from the Mac App Store. After you download the player, open it and enjoy.

    1.2. The software is also available right here on the site, so feel free to download it on the spot and use it.

    Elmedia Player installation
  3. Play your audio
  4. There are several different ways to add APE file to player:

    • ★ Drag APE audio on the open player or onto its icon in the dock.
    • ★ Right-click APE file in Finder and use "Open With" option. Find and choose Elmedia Player on the list.
    • ★ Go to "File" menu and use "Open" option.

    Open APE audio
  5. There is so much more.

It's not just APE files supported. Elmedia can play FLV, SWF, MP4, MKV, MOV, AVI, WMV, and more. It has lots of convenient options and settings and in PRO version can even download APE files from the web.

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Elmedia Player

Requirements: OS X 10.9+ , 36.74MB free space
Version 6.12(1435) (2nd Oct, 2018) Release notes
Category: Video