File Extension Library

.AIF File Extension

  • Developer by: Apple
  • Category: Audio Files
  • Format: Binary

What are .AIF files and how to open them?

Can't open .AIF file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .AIF file.

What is a .AIF file extension?

.AIF file extension is created by Apple. .AIF has been classified as Audio Files. The format of .AIF file is Binary.

.AIF is Audio Interchange File Format

An AIF file is an audio file created using the Audio Interchange File Format (AIFF). It contains uncompressed CD-quality audio similar to a .WAV file and is commonly used to store standard CD audio.

Apple Computer developed the AIFF format, basing it on Electronic Arts' .IFF format. Standard AIFF files use a sampling rate of 44.1KHz, are 16-bit, and have two channels for stereo sound.

NOTE: AIFF files also use the extension .AIFF.

List of all softwares that can open the Audio Interchange File Format
File Viewer Plus
Nullsoft Winamp
Apple QuickTime Player
Apple iTunes
Microsoft Windows Media Player
Adobe Audition CC 2019
Roxio Creator NXT Pro 6
DVDVideoSoft Free Audio Converter
Apple QuickTime Player
Apple iTunes
Roxio Toast 17
Adobe Audition CC 2019
Apple GarageBand 10
File Type 2 Symbian Application Information File
Developer by: Symbian Category: Misc Files

Information file that specifies the icon and caption for a Symbian application (.APP) file; typically created with Symbian's AIF Builder and saved along with the corresponding application file.

Application information files are referenced by the Symbian OS and do not need to be manually opened by the user.

How to fix problems with .AIF files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .AIF files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .AIF file format
  2. You need to check the .AIF file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)