WAV File Extension

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WAVE Audio Format
  • Developer
    Microsoft
  • Popularity
    3.5 (4 votes)

What is WAV file?

The .WAV file extension includes files that are in the Waveform Audio File Format. Such files comprise of the standard digital audio that is mainly used to score the waveform data. The .WAV file format is an IBM and Microsoft audio file format.

The .WAV files can be used to record the audio based files that can be easily saved with different bitrates and sampling. The .WAV file format is very much like the AIF files, however, the .WAV file format is based on the Resource Interchange Format and not the Audio Interchange Format. The files normally consist of the uncompressed, raw audio data.

Conversion of a WAV 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 WAV extension without any issue. However, if you still have problems with this, you may use the option of WAV file conversion to a different format.

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

We hope we helped you solve the problem with the WAV 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 WAV file (apart from the lack of the proper application installed).

First - the WAV 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 WAV 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 WAV 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 WAV file has not been completed and it cannot be opened properly).

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