.AIF File Extension
- Developer by: Apple
- Category: Audio Files
- Format: Binary
What is an .AIF file?
.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.
File Type 2 Symbian Application Information File
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.