Easily Convert MP3 to AIFF on Windows/Mac/Online

MP3 is the compressed audio format while AIFF is not. Therefore, you can convert MP3 file format to AIFF format to restore or retain audio quality. Try some fantastic audio recorders on Windows, Mac, and Online.

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Melissa Lee

Updated on Mar 21, 2024

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MP3 is one of the widely used audio formats supported by almost all operating systems and media players. However, it compromises a little bit on its quality. For those who want an uncompressed format like AIFF, audio conversion is needed. 

AIFF is a standard audio format that retains the file quality and offers more versatile editing features. Thus, it is wise to convert the compressed audio to AIFF while keeping the file quality. In this article, you learn how to convert MP3 to AIFF. There are four audio converters on Windows, Mac, and Online.

Converting MP3 to AIFF on Windows

To convert MP3 files to AIFF, you can follow the below part for fast and easy conversion. 

Tool 1. EaseUS Video Converter

To convert MP3 to AIFF on Windows, the best recommeded tool is EaseUS Video Converter, which helps deal with a single file or batch conversions. Meanwhile, you can work with other audio formats like M4A, MAV, M4R, AIFF, APE, FLAC, AAC, etc. 

Meanwhile, GPU acceleration of this tool can increase the converting ability during the entire process. When you save files on your computer, you can upload your media files to social media platforms like YouTube with high quality. 

More Features: 

  • Extract the target audio from a specific video
  • High conversion speed with ensured quality
  • Combine the selected media clips into one signle file
  • Play and review the original or converted file
  • Support the batch converting feature to save time

Now, try this tool! In the trial version, you don't need to register an account. 

How to make this conversion:

Step 1. Download and launch this program. Next, select the "Audio Converter" option from the left sidebar for audio conversion, and click "Choose Files" to import the audio file.

Add media files

Step 2. Click the gear icon to select your output audio format at the bottom. Besides, you can change the saving path, enable the high-speed conversion, GPU acceleration, or merging functions if needed here.

Choose format

Step 3. You can click the "Edit" button to change the file name, bitrate, sample rate, and other settings for your output file.

Adjust settings

Step 4. Once done, you can click the "Convert" or "Convert All" button to begin your audio conversion.

Start conversion

Tool 2. FreeConverting

FreeConverting is best free audio converter with a simple layout that even beginners can use it easily. Saving MP3 as AIFF is accessible when using it. If you want to convert multiple MP3 files, you can save time and effort in batch conversion mode.

It also lets you set the queue of items being converted. You can do it by moving the files up and down the list. Moreover, it has many options on Settings that help change the volume, frequency, file size, etc. 

How to convert MP3 to AIFF on Windows, using FreeConverting:

free converting for mp3 to aiff

Step 1. Download and launch FreeConverting on your PC.

Step 2. Click "Add File" for single conversion and "Add Folder" for batch conversion. Import the MP3 you want to convert.

Step 3. Select the related output format from the dropdown menu. Then, select the converted file's destination.

Step 4. If you need to edit the audio, click "Customize" and bring about desired changes. Then click "Convert".

Making MP3 to AIFF Conversion on Mac

Apple Music is a default application. This tool has many features when managing audio files. Using the Music app, you can keep the copy of the compressed file while converting it to an uncompressed format. Such as converting MP3 to AIFF. You can make this conversion, keeping the same audio in both formats. Moreover, Apple Music does this without reducing the audio quality or volume. Here is a guide for this operation. 

Look at how to convert MP3 to AIFF on Mac:

music aiff to mp3 on mac

Step 1. Open the Apple Music application on Mac. Click "Music" > "Preferences" > "Files".

Step 2. Click "Import Settings". Now, import your audio file on it.

Step 3. Select the output format in the "Import Using Pop-up" menu. Then, click "OK" to save the settings.

Step 4. Select the file you need to convert from the library. Then, click "File" > "Convert" > "Create Version". It gives you an MP3 file in AIFF format.

Converting MP3 to AIFF Online

There are many online audio converters available for MP3 to AIFF conversion. But not all of them are trustworthy. Here are two online tools you can use. One is Audio Online Converter, and the other is CloudConvert. 

1. Audio Online Converter

This is a reliable option to convert MP3 to AIFF. With its simple interface and fast conversion, this tool helps a lot with your task. To use it, you don't need to have the audio file in the downloaded form. You can just enter the URL of the file.

You can also import files with Dropbox and Google Drive. The conversion takes place, affecting in no way the media file quality. Other than conversion, you can customize the audio bitrate, the sampling rate of audio files. If you want to trim a particular piece of audio from a long file, apply the Trim feature and get it done.

audio mp3 to aiff online

Below is a guide for converting MP3 to AIFF using Audio Online Converter:

Step 1. Open the software in your browser. No matter you are using Windows or Mac, search for this tool on Google.

Step 2. Click "Choose Files". Then, import the MP3 file you want to convert.

Step 3. Select AIFF as the output format. Click "Start Conversion". If you want to edit the audio, use the editing tools before clicking "Convert".

2. CloudConvert

Another free solution is CloudConvert. This tool has such an interface that one who has no technical knowledge can use it easily. Also, it does not reduce or affect the audio file quality after conversion. The software ensures that your information is safe and protected. Therefore, don't worry about security issues when using this tool.

cloudconvert aiff to mp3

How to convert MP3 to AIFF with CloudConvert:

Step 1. Find and open the CloudConvert in your browser. 

Step 2. Choose "Select File". Then, import the MP3 file into this online converter.

Step 3. Set the AIFF as the output format. Then, hit "Convert". Finally, you save the converted AIFF on your Windows or Mac. 


MP3 is a compressed lossy audio file format that will reduce audio quality to a certain extent. No matter how popular it is, it will be subject to many restrictions in maintaining sound quality. However, AIFF is an uncompressed audio format. When you don't want to affect audio quality, you should use AIFF. If you want to convert it efficiently, try EaseUS Video Converter.

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