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Basic information about AIF file

When there is a problem with opening files with the file extension AIF(*.AIF or *.aif), you do not need a computer expert. In most cases, using the helpful suggestions of experts contained in our website as well as appropriate programs, you can solve the problem with the AIF file yourself.

There are 7 file types using the AIF file extension in our database. In the further part of this page, you will find detail information about all the AIF file with their brief description and a list of programs that support AIF file sorted by operating systems. The table below provides useful information about the AIF file extension. It answers questions such as:
  • What is the AIF file?
  • How to open a AIF file?
  • What programs do I need to open a AIF file?
  • What programs help to create and edit a AIF file?
  • How to convert AIF files to another file format?
  • How to convert another files to AIF file format?


1.Detail information about AIF file extension: Audio Interchange File Format

File type Audio Interchange File Format Category Audio Files
Developer Apple File format Binary
Description AIF file is a Audio Interchange File Format developed by Apple.
Software programs that will open, edit or convert AIF files

Windows
File Viewer Plus
Nullsoft Winamp
Apple QuickTime Player
Apple iTunes
Microsoft Windows Media Player
Adobe Audition CC 2017
Roxio Creator NXT Pro 6
DVDVideoSoft Free Audio Converter

macOS
Apple QuickTime Player
Apple iTunes
Roxio Toast 16
Adobe Audition CC 2017
Apple GarageBand 10


2.Detail information about AIF file extension: Symbian Application Information File

File type Symbian Application Information File Category Misc Files
Developer Symbian File format N/A
Description AIF file is a Symbian Application Information File developed by Symbian.
Software programs that will open, edit or convert AIF files

Windows
Symbian AIF Builder


3.Detail information about AIF file extension: OS/2 Application Information Data

File type OS/2 Application Information Data Category Data Files
Developer N/A File format N/A
Description AIF file is a OS/2 Application Information Data.
Software programs that will open, edit or convert AIF files


4.Detail information about AIF file extension: QuickBooks Accountant's Review Copy File

File type QuickBooks Accountant's Review Copy File Category Data Files
Developer N/A File format N/A
Description AIF file is a QuickBooks Accountant's Review Copy File.
Software programs that will open, edit or convert AIF files

Windows
QuickBooks

macOS
QuickBooks for Mac


5.Detail information about AIF file extension: SmartWare Executable Program File

File type SmartWare Executable Program File Category Executable Files
Developer N/A File format N/A
Description AIF file is a SmartWare Executable Program File.
Software programs that will open, edit or convert AIF files

Windows
SmartWare


6.Detail information about AIF file extension: Beatnik Player Plug-in File

File type Beatnik Player Plug-in File Category Plugin Files
Developer N/A File format N/A
Description AIF file is a Beatnik Player Plug-in File.
Software programs that will open, edit or convert AIF files

Windows
Sonic's Beatnik Player


7.Detail information about AIF file extension: Object Cobol Animator Breakpoint Details File

File type Object Cobol Animator Breakpoint Details File Category Data Files
Developer N/A File format N/A
Description AIF file is a Object Cobol Animator Breakpoint Details File.
Software programs that will open, edit or convert AIF files

Windows
COBOL IDE Project

Linux
COBOL IDE Project for Linux



How to convert AIF files to another file format?

There are 2 records in our database eligible for AIF files to another file format conversion. If you want to achieve AIF to another files conversion, you may use the option.



How to convert another files to AIF file format?

There are 5 records in our database eligible for another files to AIF file format conversion. If you want to achieve another files to AIF conversion, you may use the option.



Can't open a AIF file?

When you click a file to open it, operating system examines the filename extension. If operating system recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When operating system does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

”Can't open this file: example.AIF”。

To open this file, you install one of the applications from the list of software programs that you found here, you should be able to open, edit or convert the file with the AIF extension without any issue.


Where I can download the application that support AIF file?

If you do not know where you can download the application from our list, click on the link (which is the name of the program), you will find more information there on the location where to download the required application. Most often they are the websites of software manufacturers.


How 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.


Can I change the extension of AIF files?

Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. When you change a file's extension, you change the way programs on your computer read/open the file. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format. Select a software program from our list and install it on your computer. If the file has not opened correctly, you have to look for a different software program from our list. Sometimes you have to repeat the operation several times.


What else may cause problems width open a AIF file?

The reasons for the lack of the ability to open a AIF file on your computer may be at least several. The easiest thing is to find a suitable application installed on your computer, which will open a AIF file. If there is still something wrong, you might want to check:

  • Whether the AIF file is damaged.
  • Whether the AIF file is incorrectly linked in the registry entries.
  • Whether the AIF file extension has been accidentally removed from the Windows registry.
  • Whether the installation of an application that supports the AIF file format is incompletely.
  • Whether the AIF file is infected.
  • Whether the drivers of the equipment used for opening a AIF file are up to date.
  • Whether your computer has enough hardware resources to open a AIF file.

If the AIF file still not working with your software after eliminating the above shortcomings? That means that the problem is more complex and requires the help of a specialist.