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AIFF file format description

Many people share .aiff files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .aiff file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .aiff files.

1 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:
Microsoft xWMA Compressed Audio
Microsoft Agent Linguistically Enhanced Sound File
Matroska Audio
Magix Movie Edit Pro Audio Data
Yellow Tools Independence Image
Yellow Tools Independence Instrument Library

Naturally, other applications may also use the .aiff file extension. Even harmful programs can create .aiff files. Be especially cautious with .aiff files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .aiff 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.

The .aiff file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

aff, aidf, aif, aifc, iff, wiff

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

FRAMES Air Flux File
BART Animated File Format
Autodesk Maya Image File
Compressed AIFF Audio
Sun TAAC Image
EA Interchange File Format

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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