Audio File Formats

Last modified by Kashif Iqbal on 2020/01/28 04:01

The audio file format is a category of digital file formats for representation of audio information along with its meta-data. A number of Audio file formats exist based on the nature of data contained within the audio file. Such files can be stored in compressed as well as uncompressed audio file formats. Popular audio file formats include MP3, WAV, PCM and WMA.

List of Audio File Extensions and Associated File Formats

Following is a list of common audio file formats along with their file extensions.

File ExtensionFile Format
WAVWAVE Audio File Format
MP3MPEG-1 Audio Layer 3 File
AACAdvanced Audio Coding File Format
PCMPulse Code Modulation
AIFFAudio Interchange File Format
WMAWindows Media Audio
FLACFree Lossless Audio Codec
ALACApple Lossless Audio Codec
Created by Kashif Iqbal on 2019/09/10 02:57