What is AIF file?
The AIF file extension stands for Audio Interchange File, a format used for storing sound files. It was originally created in the late 1960s by Sony Corporation. AIFF (Audio Interchange File) is an audio file format that allows an audio data stream to be stored as a single large block of digital data called an "audio frame" using one of three compression methods: Uncompressed linear PCM, lossless compressed linear PCM or lossy compressed linear PCM. When uncompressed linear PCM is used, it can provide up to 16-bit/48 kHz resolution and offers the highest fidelity with the least compression artifacts. Lossless compressed Linear PCM offers 12-bit/44 kHz resolution and less than half the compression artifacts of uncompressed Linear PCM, but at a greater
AIF Format details
|Full Name||Audio Interchange Format Sound Format|
Software, that convert AIF files
The easiest way to convert a AIF file is to save it in a different file format using dedicated software. Below you will find a list of software programs that can handle AIF files. Open your AIF file with one of them and save in another file format.
- VLC media player
- Freemake Video Converter
- Switch Audio File Converter Software
- Windows Media Player OS X
- Microsoft Expression Encoder