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WAV to AIFF Converter

Convert WAV to AIFF


WAV to AIFF Converter converts WAV files to AIFF. The converter focuses on AIFF file that supports almost all codecs in AIFF specification, for example, pcm 8-bit, pcm 16-bit, pcm 24-bit, pcm 32-bit, pcm 32-bit float, pcm 64-bit float, a-Law, mu-Law, IEEE 754 float, ima4, gsm, dwvw, and so on. The software also supports common file format such as WAV, M4A (MPEG-4 audio), VOC, AWB, MP3, M4R (iPhone ringtone), MMF, AAC, etc. It could convert ASF to MPA, WV to AWB, MOD to AMR, MKA to AU, EVO to M4A (MPEG-4 audio), MPG to M4R (iPhone ringtone), and so on.

The software is very easy to use and supports batch conversion. It is full compatible with 32-bit and 64-bit Windows 8.1/8/7/Vista/XP/2000.

WAV to AIFF Converter is compatible with Windows 8.1/8/7/Vista/XP/2008/2003/2000

What is WAV?
WAV (or WAVE), short for Waveform audio format, is a Microsoft and IBM audio file format standard for storing an audio bitstream on PCs. It is a variant of the RIFF bitstream format method for storing data in "chunks", and thus also close to the IFF and the AIFF format used on Amiga and Macintosh computers, respectively. It is the main format used on Windows systems for raw and typically uncompressed audio. The default bitstream encoding is the Microsoft Pulse Code Modulation (PCM) format.

Both WAVs and AIFFs are compatible with Windows, Macintosh, and Linux operating systems. The format takes into account some differences of the Intel CPU such as little-endian byte order. The RIFF format acts as a "wrapper" for various audio compression codecs.

Though a WAV file can hold compressed audio, the most common WAV format contains uncompressed audio in the linear pulse code modulation (LPCM) format. The standard audio file format for CDs, for example, is LPCM-encoded, containing two channels of 44,100 samples per second, 16 bits per sample. Since LPCM uses an uncompressed storage method which keeps all the samples of an audio track, professional users or audio experts may use the WAV format for maximum audio quality. WAV audio can also be edited and manipulated with relative ease using software. The WAV format supports compressed audio, using, on Windows, the Audio Compression Manager. Any ACM codec can be used to compress a WAV file. The UI for Audio Compression Manager may be accessed through various programs that use it, including Sound Recorder in some versions of Windows.

Beginning with Windows 2000, a WAVE_FORMAT_EXTENSIBLE header was defined which specifies multiple audio channel data along with speaker positions, eliminates ambiguity regarding sample types and container sizes in the standard WAV format and supports defining custom extensions to the format chunk.

What is AIFF?
Audio Interchange File Format (AIFF) is an audio file format standard used for storing sound data for personal computers and other electronic audio devices. The format was co-developed by Apple Computer in 1988 based on Electronic Arts' Interchange File Format (IFF, widely used on Amiga systems) and is most commonly used on Apple Macintosh computer systems. AIFF is also used by Silicon Graphics Incorporated. The audio data in a standard AIFF file is uncompressed big-endian pulse-code modulation (PCM). There is also a compressed variant of AIFF known as AIFF-C or AIFC, with various defined compression codecs.

Standard AIFF is a leading format (along with SDII and WAV) used by professional-level audio and video applications, and unlike the better-known lossy MP3 format, it is non-compressed (which aids rapid streaming of multiple audio files from disk to the application), and lossless. Like any non-compressed, lossless format, it uses much more disk space than MP3¡ªabout 10MB for one minute of stereo audio at a sample rate of 44.1 kHz and a sample size of 16 bits. In addition to audio data, AIFF can include loop point data and the musical note of a sample, for use by hardware samplers and musical applications.

The file extension for the standard AIFF format is .aiff or .aif. For the compressed variants it is supposed to be .aifc, but .aiff or .aif are accepted as well by audio applications supporting the format.

  1. Free Download WAV to AIFF Converter
  2. Install the software by instructions
  3. Launch WAV to AIFF Converter
  4. Choose WAV Files

  5. Click Add Files
    Click "Add Files" to choose WAV files and then add them to conversion list.

    Choose one or more WAV files
    Choose one or more WAV files you want to convert and then click Open.

  6. Choose "to AIFF"

  7. Convert to AIFF

  8. Convert WAV to AIFF

  9. Click Convert
    Click on "Convert" to convert WAV files to AIFF format; alternatively, click on "Convert to One" to convert all files in list and combine to a single one AIFF file.

    Converting WAV to AIFF
    The software is converting WAV files to AIFF format.

  10. Play and Browse AIFF File

  11. Play and Browse AC3 File
    When conversion completes, you could right-click on converted file and choose "Play Destination" to play the AIFF file; or choose "Browse Destination Folder" to open Windows Explorer to browse the outputted AIFF file.
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