MOD is a sound module format used to store music tracks and uses a .mod filename extension. It features a collection of sample instruments, and the samples are assigned to varying music tracks. The sound samples are opened, depending on score notes. Today, MOD can be opened using various audio tracking programs.
AU is an audio format standard in early web pages NEXT systems. It is also called u-law or Sparc-audio format. Typically, AU files can store audio data and annotation blocks. Initially, it was a headerless audio format, but newer versions have a header, thanks to the six unsigned 32.bit words.