Convert CAF to WAV - online and free
How to convert a CAF to a WAV file?
- Choose the CAF file that you want to convert.
- Select WAV as the the format you want to convert your CAF file to.
- Click "Convert" to convert your CAF file.
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|Description||The Core Audio Format is a container for storing and manipulating digital audio data. CAF provides high performance and flexibility and is scalable to future high resolution audio recording, editing, and playback. CAF files have a number of advantages over other standard audio file formats: Unrestricted file size, Safe and efficient recording, Support for many data formats, Support for data dependencies. The Core Audio Format was essentially developed to free audio files of the limitations of older formats.|
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|Technical Details||CAF files use 64-bit file offsets, freeing it from the file size limitations of older formats. CAF files begin with a file header which is used to determine the file type and CAF version, this is then followed by a series of chunks. The only types of chunk data required for CAF files are Audio data chunk and the Audio description chunk, audio is stored in the audio data chunk and the various pieces of metadata are stored in the Audio Description chunk.|
|Associated programs||Apple QuickTime
VLC media Player
|Developed by||Apple Inc|
|Useful links||Apple Core Audio Format Specification 1.0
Further information on the CAF format
|Description||The WAV file is one of the simplest digital audio file formats. It was originally developed back in 1991 for use within Windows 3.1 but today it is the gold standard in studio recording and one of the most popular digital audio formats. As they are stored in an uncompressed format they are enormously versatile and allow for easy editing and manipulation. One minor drawback is that the file sizes can be huge which can make them a little impractical.|
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|Technical Details||A file with the WAV file extension is a Waveform audio file format and is a container that stores data in segments. It was originally developed by Microsoft and IBM and stores uncompressed lossless audio which results in very large file sizes. The format uses containers to store the audio data, track numbers, sample rate and bit rate.|
|Associated programs||Microsoft Windows Media Player
|Developed by||Microsoft & IBM|
|Useful links||More information on the WAV format
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