Is there an equivalent to pictures or videos to sound files?

In form of computer files, images can be generally described as pictures and video recordings or movies as videos.

Can this be somehow applied to sound recordings or music? I guess one could say sounds, but that implies pretty much anything that is audible, not just typical audio files.

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    "sound clips" probably, or "sound records", or just "records", or "recordings" – CowperKettle Dec 4 '15 at 15:15
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    To me, Audio is to sound files what Video is to film files. – user27256 Dec 4 '15 at 15:30
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    I see that @Kii, but I guess you can't say Audios, right? – boolean.is.null Dec 4 '15 at 15:45
  • Maybe Audio Tracks ? – user27256 Dec 4 '15 at 15:54

The closest equivalent in this case would be



Audio Files / Audio Tracks / Audio Recordings

if you wanted a plural noun for these type of files.

You would not want to say "Audios" in a conversation because a native English speaker would not use that word. At least where I am from. But according to If I can say “videos”, may I also say “audios”?, "Audios" would be acceptable in print if you really wanted to use it.

  • Might want to clarify that the first example is a non-count noun. – Nathan Tuggy Dec 4 '15 at 19:41
  • @NathanTuggy Yes, Nathan makes a good point here. – Christopher Dec 4 '15 at 19:45

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