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Details of extension .aif

2 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) in our database

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .aif file?
  • Which program can create the .aif file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .aif format?
  • What can convert .aif files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .aif extension?

Audio Interchange File

AIF file is an Audio Interchange File. This format was developed by Apple Computer and is the standard audio format for Macintosh computers.
Category: Audio files
Application: Media Player
Program name: mplayer.exe
Mime-type: audio/x-aiff
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
CD Audio Track
MIDI Music
MPEG Audio Layer 3 File
Macintosh Sound Resource
Creative Labs Sound Blaster Sound
Windows Waveform Sound
AC-3 Compressed Audio
Free Lossless Audio Codec File
Monkey`s Audio File

SmartWare Executable Program

AIF file is a SmartWare Executable Program. SmartWare is a programming platform. SmartWare also includes a word processor, spreadsheet, and communication modules.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: SmartWare
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
SmartWare Project Backup
SmartWare Worksheet Backup
SmartWare Macro Backup
SmartWare Worksheet Document
SmartWare Report Definition File
SmartWare Business Graph Definition File
SmartWare Text Graph Definition File
SmartWare Scientific Graph Definition File
SmartWare Elevation Graph Definition File

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Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

Serif 3DPlus Model
Artlantis Object File
Digital Video Broadcasting AIT Data
Advanced Image Coding
DESQview Compressed Font Archive
Doom 3 Articulated Figures Data
Alphacam User Font
AIVault Data
MapInfo Access ID File

The .aif filename extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

wif (1), af (1), if (1), auf (1), alf (1), aiv (1), air (1), aid (1), aib (1), xif (1), afi (1), qif (1), iaf (1), aof (1), akf (1)

Can't open a .aif file?

If you want to open a .aif file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .aif association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.aif

To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2003/2008/2012/2016, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android