.WAV File Extension

Are you having difficulty opening a file that ends with .WAV? Such files can be executed only by certain programs. If you cannot open the .WAV file, it can be due to the following reasons: either you do not have an appropriate program to open it, or your file association is corrupted. For more information about this extension, please read the article below.

What is a .WAV file?

.WAV file belongs to the category of Audio Files used in operating systems such as Windows 11, 10, Windows 7, Windows 8 / 8.1, Windows Vista, Windows XP.

.WAV wav
Developer: Microsoft
File Type: WAVE Audio File
Category: Audio Files
Format: Binary

.WAV file is associated with WAVE Audio File developed by Microsoft, has a Binary Format and belongs to Audio Files category.

A WAV file is an audio file saved in WAVE format. It is the standard digital audio file format to store waveform data.

WAV files contain audio recordings with different frequencies, but they are often saved in the 44.1 kHz, 16-bit stereo format.

Additional data

WAVE format is based on the Resource Interchange File Format (RIFF), a file container for storing video and sound.

WAV files are similar to .AIF files, which are stored in the Audio Interchange File Format (AIFF). Most WAV files are stored and played on Windows devices.



DTS-WAV File

.WAV file belongs to the category of Audio Files used in operating systems such as Windows 11, 10, Windows 7, Windows 8 / 8.1, Windows Vista, Windows XP.

.WAV wav
Developer: DTS
File Type: DTS-WAV File
Category: Audio Files
Format: Binary

.WAV file is associated with DTS-WAV File developed by DTS, has a Binary Format and belongs to Audio Files category.


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