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Informations about the AIF filename extension and the file formats associated with it

We collected the information you should know about the .aif filename on this page. If you were sent a(n) .aif file in an e-mail, but you don’t know what to do with it, then you can find help here. We strive to suggest free, open-source applications that are available to everyone for the file formats.

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.aif - Audio Interchange File

The AIF file is a Audio file, which is connected to the Audio Interchange File according to our registry. With the adequate settings, the Audio Interchange File (.aif) files can be opened or converted with the help of Media Player.

Format description:
AIF format
Media Player
Magic string:
- / -
Related links:
Related extensions:
Compressed AIFF Audio
Mpeg-2 Audio
Windows Media File

Important! Programs other than the ones listed above may also use the .aif file extension. Even harmful programs can create files with the .aif extension to store data in them. Always be careful with .aif files coming from unknown sources. Don’t open executable files that arrived in mails, even if you know the sender.

The .aif file can’t be opened on your computer?

If the program necessary for opening the .aif file is installed properly on your computer, then the quickest and simplest way to open the .aif file is to double-click on the file’s name. If that doesn’t work, then the right software probably isn’t installed on your computer.

While opening the .aif file, you may receive an error message from the associated application, this can be caused by the following:

Incorrectly given .aif extension

The .aif filename extension can be given incorrectly sometimes. The cause of the error could be a mistake or a simple typo. We found the following incorrectly given filename extensions that are the most frequent in the case of .aif files.

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

Maybe you’re not even looking for the .aif file extension?

It’s possible the the file’s extension was given incorrectly. Below, we list some filename extensions that are similar to the .aif extension. It’s possible that the one you’re looking for is among them.

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Associated applications

The Windows operating system stores information about the applications associated to the file extensions in the registry database. The associations can be queried or modified in the Command Prompt window with the "assoc" command.

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