Open .aif file Extension

File Type : Audio file type

Compatible with: (Mac OSX 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12)

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ExtensionSmallImg What is .aif file?

AIF is a file extension for an Audio Interchange File format. AIF is an audio format used by Silicon Graphics and Macintosh applications. In Mac, the extension for this file type is usually AIF. But on a Mac, the file extension is not needed but if present may be AIFF. Unlike MP3 files, AIF is uncompressed file meaning it still has large size files, but maintains a higher quality of sound. Uncompressed AIF files are beneficial for streaming of multiple audio files between disks and applications. AIF comprises uncompressed CD-quality audio, alike .WAV file and is commonly used to store standard CD audio. AIF files are flexible and are open to editing, copying, changing file formats and other activities. They are the Macintosh alike of WAV files, though both Mac PC and Apple Mac will identify either format.

Recommended Software Programs to open .aif file

Apple Mac OS X:
  • Adobe Audition CC
  • Apple iTunes
  • Apple QuickTime Player
  • Roxio Toast 12
Google Android:
  • MP3 Player
Microsoft Windows:
  • Adobe Audition CC
  • Apple QuickTime Player
  • Microsoft Windows Media Player
  • Nullsoft Winamp
Windows Mobile:
  • QuickTime Codecs for WP