AP3 file format is a VS10XX VSOS App from Asprova – an APS (Advanced Planning and Scheduling) system for Microsoft Windows OS. In short, it saves the scheduling project created via Asprova. Naturally, other apps can use files with .ap3 extensions. Just be cautious with AP3 data from unknown sources.
MP4 (MPEG-4 Part 14) is a video container format based on QuickTime MOV. But unlike MOV, it adds support for other MPEG features. MP4 supports video (MPEG-4 Part 2 and MPEG-4 Part 10/H.264), audio (MP3, AAC, SLS, TTSI, and ALAC), and subtitles (MPEG-4 timed text). It’s this codec combination that gives MP4 its flexibility.
Windows Media Player VLC Media Player, Apple QuickTime Player 5KPLayer