.SWAV File Extension

Nintendo DS Audio

Developer Nintendo
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What is an SWAV file?

An SWAV file is an audio file used by a Nintendo DS video game. It contains music, sound effects, or other audio played in the game. DS game modders may encounter SWAV files while examining or modifying a game's contents.

More Information

Most commonly, SWAV files are stored in a game's .SDAT (Nintendo DS Sound Data) file. Examples of DS games that use SWAV files include:

  • Guitar Rock Tour
  • Games in the Kingdom Hearts series

How to open an SWAV file

You can open an SWAV file with vgmstream (multiplatform), to play the audio the file contains.

How to convert an SWAV file

You can use swav2wav.exe, included with loveemu's NDS tools, to convert SWAV files to the .WAV (WAVE Audio) format. Loveemu's NDS tools also include a utility that can convert WAV files to SWAV files (named wav2swav.exe).

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