AIF File Extension

AIF file icon
Audio Interchange Format Format Sound Format
  • Developer
    Apple
  • Popularity
    4.3 (3 votes)

What is AIF file?

AIF is short form for Audio Interchange File. This file format is also known as AIFF format and is considered as one of the standards file formats to store sound data on computers and several other electronic audio devices. This file format was developed by Apple and is mostly used in Apple Macintosh based computer systems.

The data stored in AIF format is uncompressed PCM (pulse code modulation). AIF has also a compressed version which is known as AIFC or AIF-C. AIF due to its uncompressed format it is lossless as compared to other MP3 formats. AIF can be opened using Apple iTunes.

Conversion of a AIF file

When you install one of the applications from the list of programs that you found here, you should be able to open or edit the file with the AIF extension without any issue. However, if you still have problems with this, you may use the option of AIF file conversion to a different format.

File Conversions from AIF extension to a different format
File conversions from other format to AIF file

We hope we helped you solve the problem with the AIF file. If you do not know where you can download the application from our list, click on the link (which is the name of the program) - you will find more information there on the location where to download the secure setup version of the required application.

What else may cause problems?

There can be more reasons which determine that you are not able to open the AIF file (apart from the lack of the proper application installed).

First - the AIF file may be incorrectly associated with the application installed to support it. In this case, you need to change this association by yourself. To do this, right-click on the AIF file that you want to edit, click "Open with" and then select the program from the list that you have installed. After this operation, the problems with opening the AIF file should be solved.

Second - the file you want to open can simply be damaged. Then, the best solution is to find a new version of given file, or download it again from the same source as before (maybe for some reason in the previous session the download of the AIF file has not been completed and it cannot be opened properly).

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