AIFC is a file extension commonly associated with Compressed Audio Interchange Format files. AIFC file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Android, Mac OS, Windows system platform. Files with AIFC extension are categorized as Audio Files files. The Audio Files subset comprises 771 various file formats. iTunes supports AIFC files and is the most frequently used program to handle such files, yet 12 other tools may also be used. Software named iTunes was created by Apple, Inc.. In order to find more detailed information on the software and AIFC files, check the developer’s official website.
The list that follows enumerates programs compatible with AIFC files, divided into 3 categories based on operating system on which they are available. Files with AIFC suffix can be copied to any mobile device or system platform, but it may not be possible to open them properly on target system.
Being unable to open files with AIFC extension can be have various origins. Fortunately, most common problems with AIFC files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.
Problems with opening and working with AIFC files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with AIFC files being present on your machine. This issue can be addressed by downloading and installing iTunes or different compatible program, such as Adobe Audition, QuickTime Player, Windows Media Player. On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit iTunes website and download the installer.
If you already have iTunes installed on your systems and AIFC files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. The reason that iTunes cannot handle files with AIFC may be that the software is outdated. The most recent version of iTunes is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.
If you have the latest version of iTunes installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage AIFC on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent
Selecting the first-choice application in Windows
Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS
Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the AIFC file is valid. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.
If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the AIFC file hinders attempts to open it. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. If the scanner detected that the AIFC file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.
Did you receive the AIFC file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. It is possible that the file has not been properly copied to a data storage and is incomplete and therefore cannot be opened. When downloading the file with AIFC extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.
Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the Compressed Audio Interchange Format file.
If the systems has insufficient resources to open AIFC files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.
Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with Compressed Audio Interchange Format files and ensure security of your device and operating system. It may be the case that the AIFC files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.
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