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Open .wav file Extension

File Type : Audio file type

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

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ExtensionSmallImg What is .wav file?

WAV files are audio files. Waveform Audio File Format (WAVE, or more commonly known as WAV due to its filename extension “.wav”). WAV file extension is a Microsoft and IBM audio file format standard for storing an audio bit stream on PCs. WAV files being the “first generation format” are quite popular. That is, they can be kept as the uncompressed first digital copy of a file. WAV files are the best quality files and have not gone through any major digital alterations. The major drawback of this type of file is its large size. They are substantially larger in size than the MP3 files. WAV files are the most flexible. Primarily used on PCs, this file format has been accepted as an interchange medium for other platforms such as Mac. WAV files are mostly found on Mac-based computers.

Recommended Software Programs to open .wav file

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Apple Mac OS X:
  • Apple Quick Time Player
  • Real Networks RealPlayer Cloud
  • Roxio Toast 12
  • VLC media Player
  • Apple iTunes
  • Apple QuickTime Player
  • RealNetworks RealPlayer Cloud
  • VideoLAN VLC media player
  • Adobe Audition CC
  • Clementine
  • Other music player
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Apple iOS (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch devices):
  • VLC for iOS
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Google Android:
  • Media Player
  • Play WAV Files
  • VLC for android
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Microsoft Windows:
  • Apple Quick Time Player
  • Real Networks RealPlayer Cloud
  • VLC media Player
  • Microsoft Windows Music
  • Microsoft Windows Media Player
  • Apple iTunes
  • Apple QuickTime Player
  • Roxio Creator NXT Pro 3
  • Nullsoft Winamp
  • Xilisoft Video Converter Ultimate
  • RealNetworks RealPlayer Cloud
  • VideoLAN VLC media player
  • Adobe Audition CC
  • Clementine
  • Other music player
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Windows Mobile:
  • VLC for Windows
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Linux:
  • XMMS
  • VideoLAN VLC media player
  • Clementine
  • Other music player