.WAVE File Extension

.WAVE File Extension

File Type

WAVE Sound File

Developer Microsoft & IBM
Popularity
3.7  |  20 Votes
Category Audio Files
Format Binary

What is a WAVE file?

A WAVE file is a CD-quality audio file, similar to an .AIFF file. It stores an uncompressed audio waveform in a standardized format. WAVE files are more common on Windows systems, while AIFF files are more common on Macintosh computers.

More Information

WAVE files most commonly use a .WAV extension.

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Programs that open WAVE files

Updated October 5, 2020

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