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Details of extension .w64

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .w64 file?
  • Which program can create the .w64 file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .w64 format?
  • What can convert .w64 files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .w64 extension?
.w64
Sony Wave64 Audio .w64 file icon

Sony Wave64 Audio

W64 file is a Sony Wave64 Audio. Sony Wave64 is a file format that`s similar to the RIFF format. The RIFF format allowed for approximately 4GB of audio data, which was sufficient to hold about 6 hours and 45 minutes of 16-bit/44.1kHz audio. The advent of multi-channel audio - such as 5.1 surround - and 24-bit/96kHz or 192kHz audio, made the RIFF format inconvenient. To accommodate the larger files, the Sony Wave64 is a true 64-bit file format designed to overcome the size limitations of the RIFF format.
Category: Audio files
Application: Sony Sound Forge
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
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Magic string (ASCII): -
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Related extensions:
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Other types of files may also use the .w64 file extension. If you have helpful information about .w64 extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

Artist 64 Image
Commodore 64 Disk Image
Lotus 1-2-3 Smartmaster Template
Win-Test Binary Log

The .w64 filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

64 (1), w6e (1), a64 (1), wt4 (1), d64 (1)

Can't open a .w64 file?

If you want to open a .w64 file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .w64 association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.w64

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

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