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AIFF to WAV Conversion Mac Windows [Definitive Guide 2023]


AIFF to WAV conversion adjusts file format (sample rate, bit depth, channel number, bitrate) to playback at different types of audio apparatus. Read this step-by-step guide on how to convert AIFF audio file to/from WAV format. Watch the video manual.

May 2, 2023 updated | since April 27, 2019

Author: Yuri Korzunov,
Audiophile Inventory's developer with 25+ year experience in digital signal processing,
author of the articles that make audio easy for beginners

Convert AIFF to/from WAV file

To convert AIFF to/from WAV (on Mac, Windows):

  1. Launch audio converter software AuI ConverteR 48x44.

  2. Open .aiff file.
  3. Choose WAV output format at the main window Format list.
  4. Set sample rate and bit depth in the main window.
  5. When 24-bit input file is reduced to 16 bit, set Dithering on (check ON and OFF and use, that sound better for you).
  6. Select a target directory (watch video).
  7. Push Start button. Wait until the end of the conversion and look for converted stuff placed in the target directory (selected in goal 6).

WARNING: DVD-audio/video, Blu-Ray, DVD/BluRay/CD ISO are NOT supported.
For Modula-R version, SACD ISO, DSF, DFF are supported in proper configurations.
For ISO tracks, DSF, DFF longer than 3 minutes, FREE edition mutes 2-second silence in the output middle and has other restrictions

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AuI ConverteR has several price/functionality options that allow saving your budget for the required functionality. You can expand Modula-R abilities later by purchasing new modules. Unlimited-time license, major updates (... 10.x > 11.x > 12.x > ... versions) are paid.

* All prices on this page are in U.S. dollars without V.A.T. and other applicable taxes and fees. The prices are recommended. Information on this page is not a public offer.

FULL-FEATURED version [AuI ConverteR PROduce-RD]

[MINIMUM PRICE] for full functionality of AuI ConverteR, in comparison with Modula-R edition that is including all modules.

FULL-FEATURED version [AuI ConverteR PROduce-RD]
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All abilities are included in PROduce-RD version. It allows saving budget, comparing purchasing of the full abilities (all modules) of Modula-R edition. Unlimited-time license, paid major updates (... 10.x > 11.x > 12.x ...).

PCM converter [Modula-R edition]

[MINIMUM PRICE] configuration of WAV, FLAC (compressed/uncompressed), AIFF, ALAC (up to 24 bit / 192 kHz), mp3
audio file converter (PCM formats) [consists of 1 module]

PCM converter [Modula-R edition]
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Minimum price configuration to conversion PCM files, including CUE splitter. Don't support CD-audio. May be expanded by purchasing of other modules.

Build custom configurations > Expand functionality > Ask for advice >




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Set output format
Set output format




Conversion sound quality: AIFF to WAV

AuI ConverteR has 2 output frequency bands by user option and according to the target audio file format:


Use minimum phase filter switch checked / unchecked to minimum / linear phase, respectively.

To convert live concert, opera and same albums: at the AuI ConverteR main window > Parameters tab > check True gapless mode switch 2

To check sound quality download FREE version.



In the Settings > General tab:

Check more about  sound quality issues >



How to convert ISO (aka SACD ISO) to mp3 on Mac and Windows



Frequently Asked Questions AIFF WAV

Is AIFF the same as WAV?

For the best sound quality, AIFF and WAV may be converted losslessly (bit-perfect).

Both formats contain chunks (data blocks). However, AIFF has other byte order comparing WAV.


Can you convert AIFF to WAV?

Yes. You can convert AIFF to WAV. Read the guide...



How do I convert AIFF to WAV on Mac?

Read here >


How do I convert an audio file to WAV?

Read here (open an audio file instead AIFF) >


How do I convert AIFF to m4a?

Read here (select output format m4a instead WAV) >


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