What is .aif file extension?
.aif file extension is a known file type. This section of easyfileopener.com tells you everything you need to know about this extension.
AIF is a file extension for an Audio Interchange File format. AIF is an audio format used by Silicon Graphics and Macintosh applications. In Windows, 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 Windows PC and Apple Mac will identify either format.
You can see a list of software programs here on easyfileopener.com that can open this file type so that you don’t need to search for it on the web. You can then open your file with this extension using a software listed below.