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.WAVE File Extension

File TypeWAVE Sound File

DeveloperMicrosoft & IBM
3.7 (20 Votes)
CategoryAudio Files

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 10/5/2020

About WAVE Files

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