Online AIFF Converter
Convert any audio to AIFF or convert AIFF to other audio formats for free
Online AIFF Converter
Using our online audio converter tool, you can quickly and easily convert AIFF files. You can convert audio to AIFF or convert AIFF to a range of other audio file formats such as AAC, MP3, WMA, M4A, FLAC, and OGG. Our AIFF converter is 100% free to use, respects user's privacy, doesn't require any user registration, and doesn't impose any limits other than the file size. A ll your files are deleted automatically from our servers within one hour of conversion.
How to Convert AIFF
If you wish to convert audio to AIFF or convert AIFF to other audio formats, then the process is very simple and straightforward using our online AIFF converter. Here's the process:
Step 1: Using the upload box at the top of this page, browse and select (or drag and drop) the audio file which you wish to converter.
Step 2: Select the output format of the audio file, which is the new format that you want to convert it to.
Step 3: Press the Convert button. Our AIFF converter tool will automatically convert the audio file to the selected output format. Once it's done, the download button will appear.
What is an AIFF?
Audio Interchange File format (AIFF) is an audio file format normally used to store data for personal computers and any other electronic audio device. Developed by Apple Inc. in 1988, this format is based on IFF (Electronic Arts’ Interchange File Format) which is mostly used on Amiga systems and on Apple Macintosh computer systems. A standard AIFF format has a file extension that looks like .aiff or .aif and the compressed variants should show something like .aifc however, .aiff and .aif can also be accepted by audio applications that are compatible with this format. The AIFF file is comprised of a variety chunks with every chunk using an ID or a FourCC for identification. There is the common chunk, instrument chunk, name chunk, sound data chunk, comment chunk, marker chunk, ID3 chunk, author chunk, MIDI chunk, annotation chunk, application chunk, copyright chunk and the Audio recording chunk. Metadata is stored in the author, name, copyright, annotation and comment chunks.
Applications that can open AIFF files
AIFF and AIF files can be played using he windows media player, VILC, Apple iTunes, Media Player Classic and Apple QuickTime among other multi-format media players. Apple programs and Roxio Toast can be used to open these files on Mac devices. iPhones and iPads can play these file formats without having to use any app. For other non apple devices, one might require a file converter if they cannot be able to natively play them.
Advantages and Disadvantages Of AIFF
AIFF files can hold ID3 metadata inside them unlike WAV and it sounds better on a big sound system than MP3. AIFF files are mostly preferred by DJs because of the high sound quality associated with it. AIFF files can be upgraded on Traxsource which is less costly and saves a lot of time to give the best. The disadvantage is that an AIFF file weighs around four times the size of MP3, they are expensive.