AIF file format description
Many people share .aif files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .aif file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .aif files.
2 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.aif - Audio Interchange File
The AIF audio files are related to Media Player. AIF file is an Audio Interchange File. This format was developed by Apple Computer and is the standard audio format for Macintosh computers.
- Media Player
- Audio files
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- Audio Interchange File related extensions:
.aif - SmartWare Executable Program
The AIF data files are related to SmartWare. AIF file is a SmartWare Executable Program. SmartWare is a programming platform. SmartWare also includes a word processor, spreadsheet, and communication modules.
- Data files
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- SmartWare Executable Program related extensions:
Naturally, other applications may also use the .aif file extension. Even harmful programs can create .aif files. Be especially cautious with .aif files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .aif file?
When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:
Windows can't open this file:
To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.
To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.
- Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations.
- Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.
The .aif file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
xif, alf, aid, aib, afi, ait, zif, wif, af, if, auf, aiv, air, qif, iaf
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
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