File Extension Library

.W64 File Extension

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

What are .W64 files and how to open them?

Can't open .W64 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 .W64 file.

What is a .W64 file extension?

.W64 file extension is created by Sony. .W64 has been classified as Audio Files. The format of .W64 file is Binary.

.W64 is Sony Wave64 Audio File

Audio container file created in Sony's Wave64 format, which is supported by various Sony audio editing programs; useful for audio editing because it supports arbitrary sampling frequencies, channels, and bit depths.

The W64 format was designed to surpass the 4 GB limitation of Microsoft's 32-bit RIFF/WAV specification. W64 files are 64-bit and allow for file sizes greater than 4 GB. This enables audio files to have a much longer duration.

NOTE: The Wave64 format was developed by Sonic Foundry but now is maintained by Sony. The official name of the format is "Sony Picture Digital Wave 64."

List of all softwares that can open the Sony Wave64 Audio File
MAGIX Sound Forge Pro 11
MAGIX SpectraLayers Pro
ShedWorx Smart Converter
MAGIX SpectraLayers Pro

How to fix problems with .W64 files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .W64 files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .W64 file format
  2. You need to check the .W64 file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)