Cannot open .aup files

Whenever I try opening an Audacity Project, by clicking on the actual file or by doing File>Open>Project.aup, it gives me the same error Message. “C:\Users\User\Music Project\song.aup is an Audacity file. Use the ‘File>Open’ command to open audacity Projects.”

I forgot to add this but it is only one specific file, other .aups open up just fine

The AUP file is a text file with production instructions in it. Open it in a text editor (don’t save anything) and read it.

Does it look like that or does it look like your other AUP files—the ones that work?


i swear i responded to this yesterday but i guess not, i opened it in notepad++ and it just showed up as null

That sounds like the infamous Audacity 2.2.1 bug (