Easy & Free | Convert AIFF to WAV on Windows/Mac/Online

The AIFF file is compatible with Apple devices. If you want to open it on a Windows computer, you'd better convert it to a more friendly format like WAV. This article can teach you how to convert AIFF to WAV on Windows, Mac, and online.

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Jane Zhou

Updated on Nov 24, 2023

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If your computer is running Windows, it's not easy to open AIFF audio on it. In that case, it is better to convert to formats like WAV. WAV is a friendly audio format as Windows has native support for this format so that you can play the generated WAV audio on any audio player. Try the best free audio converter to make this conversion.

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In this article, you learn how to convert AIFF to WAV using different converters on Windows, Mac, and online. 

Save AIFF as WAV on Windows

Two tools are provided in this part. You can choose from EaseUS Video Converter and AIMP. 

Tool 1. EaseUS Video Converter

To find the best Windows audio converting software, choose EaseUS Video Converter. Not only converting AIFF to WAV, but also you can convert your AIFF files to MP3, M4A, M4R, etc. 

Also, it allows the batch converting function that you can import numbers of the AIFF files into this tool. You can save a lot of time when applying this function. Also, the quality and speed won't be influenced during the whole process. 

Key Features:

  • Deal with 1000+ video and audio files
  • Allow GPU acceleration for high-speed conversion
  • Use 30X faster speed to save time
  • The quality of converted files can maintain the same
  • Simple interface for common users

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How to Convert AIFF to WAV:

Step 1. Launch this software and click "Audio Converter" on the main interface. Next, hit "Choose Files" to import audio files.

Import files

Step 2. Hit the gear icon once the audio is imported. In "More Options" window, hit "Audio" > "WAV". 

Choose format

Step 3. Finally, choose "Convert All" at the bottom to start it. Once done, find your converted files in the "Finished" tab.

Start conversion

Tool 2. AIMP

If you run Windows, one of the best AIFF to WAV converters is AIMP, which performs audio conversions in batches and allows you to increase the number of threads to increase the conversion rate further.

With AIMP, you can modify the audio and preview it in its built-in audio player. Last but not least, this audio converter allows free AIFF to WAV conversion for Windows computers. 

aiff to wav converter

Converting AIFF to WAV file with AIMP:

Step 1. Import the AIFF in AIMP. Go to "Menu" and find "Utilities". Select "Audio Converter". In this step, select whether to convert one track at a time or use the batch conversion feature.

Step 2. Select the conversion speed at "Threads". Choose the surround sound and ramping at "Tracker Music". Then, prevent scratch sound and noise in "Anti-clipping".

Step 3. Press "Start" to begin the conversion and save the WAV track on your computer.

Convert AIFF to WAV on Mac

Since AIFF is an Apple-designed format, it is easy to be opened on an Apple device. However, if you want to share the track with people that don't have Apple devices, convert it to WAV. iTunes application on Mac can convert any song files between compressed and uncompressed formats. Since AIFF and WAV are uncompressed file formats, the conversion is easy.

Another great feature of iTunes is that you can batch convert music tracks simultaneously. It creates a converted copy in your music library, depending on your preferences in iTunes.

Also, bear in mind that unlike many other converters, when you use the iTunes app to convert files, the original files remain unchanged in the exact location. The iTunes application creates a converted file from a copy of the original file.

itunes aiff to wav

How to make AIFF to WAV conversion with iTunes:

Step 1. Open iTunes. Go to "Menu" and select "Music" > "Preferences". Then, click "Files" > "Import Setting".

Step 2. Choose "Import Using" and choose the format you want to convert. Here is "WAV" and you click "OK".

Step 3. Select the songs in your library that you want to convert to WAV. Click "File" > "Convert". Lastly, select "Create WAV Version". Once the conversion is ended, the WAV appears in your library.

Convert AIFF to WAV Online

Whether you use Mac or Windows, try an online AIFF to WAV converter like Convertio. If you don't want to install any third-party software, this is the best option. Unlike the previous programs, you won't have access to many advanced editing features during the process. For a beginner, Convertio is a great choice for meeting basic needs. 

Also, don't worry about audio quality when using this tool as its system is capable of dealing with audio perfectly. 

convertio aiff to wav

Saving AIFF as WAV file with Convertio:

Step 1. Open Convertio and upload the AIFF file(s) that you want to convert. 

Step 2. Choose the output format. Here, you choose "To WAV". 

Step 3. After the conversion is done, save the converted WAV to the computer.

Conclusion

AIFF is an audio format mainly for Apple devices. It is very challenging to open this format on Windows. For this reason, it's often advisable to convert your AIFF to a more compatible format like WAV on Windows. In this article, you learn several tools to convert AIFF to WAV. To save time, you can choose EaseUS Video Converter as it has the batch converting feature. 

FAQs About Converting AIFF to WAV

This part shows you more information about this operation. Wish you can find the related answer. 

1. Is AIFF the same as WAV?

As an uncompressed audio format for Mac, AIFF has a similar quality as WAV. WAV is the audio format for Windows. One difference is that AIFF is mainly for metadata, but another is not.  

2. Does converting AIFF to WAV lose quality?

It depends on the converter. A good converter like Convertio won't influence the quality of the file. The conversion process is stable when using it. You only need to notice the difference between these two formats. 

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