IFF File Extension

Interchange File Format File Type

Extension .iff
Developer Electronic Arts
Popularity 5.0 (101 Votes)
Mime Type mime-type/not.available
Default Program Adobe Audition
Category Audio Files
Format Binary
Updated 8/1/2022

What is a IFF File Type?

The IFF files consist of data sections called quotation, pieces, quotation, which are defined by four letter identifiers. There are three main types of songs, each containing text, numeric data or raw data: FORM specifies the format of the LIST file: includes the properties of the CAT file: contains the rest of the data The IFF format is also known as EA IFF 1985 " since Electronic Arts designed the file format in 1985.

The IFF files used by The Sims and The Sims Online can be edited using IFF Snooper for the-Mac platform or IFF Pencil for Windows.



IFF file extension is created by Electronic Arts, also known as Interchange File Format. IFF has been classified as Audio Files. This File type categories under Zip, Text, Binary and XML, however, the format of this file format has not been determined yet. You can open IFF files in Adobe Audition program.

Free online IFF Tools & Apps

We have also the free online .IFF (Interchange File Format) file extension apps that can allow to view, edit, convert from to IFF, merge, split and compare the IFF files without installing anything on your system. Please click on the links to explore the complete list of details for each required feature.

IFF Files Common Issues

There are few common issues with the Interchange File Format .IFF File Extensions while opening the .IFF files on Windows and MacOs, we have solution to those issues such as:

Can't Open IFF Files?

  1. You must have supported software programs installed for Interchange File Format on your system such as Adobe Audition.
  2. Associate default Adobe Adobe Audition program for *.iff (Interchange File Format) files.

    Associate IFF Default Program on Windows
    1. Right-click a *.IFF (e.g example.iff) file and click Open With.
    2. In the Open with dialog box, click Adobe Adobe Audition program Or click Browse to locate the program (*.exe) that you want.
    3. Select check box for Always use this app to open .iff files.

    Associate IFF Default Program on MacOs
    1. Click *.IFF (e.g example.iff) file and click information -> Open With.
    2. In the programs list, click Adobe Adobe Audition program Or other appropriate program that you want.
    3. Confirm Change for all... and Contine.
    4. A message will appear "This change will be applied to all files with .Adobe Audition extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection", click Contine to apply changes.

All Platform Software Programs for IFF File Extension

List of all softwares that can open the IFF files on each platforms such as Windows, Mac, iOS, Linux, Web and Android, you may click the each software link for more details for other supported formats for each software and the verified direct download links for each software with complete lisensing details.

Microsoft Windows logo image Open IFF File on Windows

Software License Developer
ACD Systems ACDSee image. ACD Systems ACDSee 2019 for Windows  Open acd systems website. Commercial ACD Systems
Cloanto Amiga Forever image. Cloanto Amiga Forever 2013 R2 for Windows  Open cloanto website. Commercial Cloanto
Adobe Audition image. Adobe Audition CC 2019 for Windows  Open adobe website. Commercial Adobe
FMJ-Software Awave Studio image. FMJ-Software Awave Studio 10 for Windows  Open fmj software website. Shareware FMJ-Software
ACD Systems Canvas image. ACD Systems Canvas X 2019 for Windows  Open acd systems website. Commercial ACD Systems
Blackmagic Design Fusion image. Blackmagic Design Fusion 8 for Windows  Open blackmagic design website. Commercial Blackmagic Design
IrfanView image. IrfanView 4 for Windows  Open irfanview website. Freeware IrfanView
Corel PaintShop Pro image. Corel PaintShop Pro 2021 for Windows  Open corel website. Commercial Corel
Okino Computer Graphics PolyTrans image. Okino Computer Graphics PolyTrans 5 for Windows  Open okino computer graphics website. Commercial Okino Computer Graphics
ShedWorx Smart Converter image. ShedWorx Smart Converter 2 for Windows  Open shedworx website. Commercial ShedWorx
Corel VideoStudio image. Corel VideoStudio 2020 for Windows  Open corel website. Commercial Corel
XnSoft XnViewMP image. XnSoft XnViewMP 0.93 for Windows  Open xnsoft website. Freeware XnSoft

MacOs logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen IFF File on Mac OS

Software License Developer
Cloanto Amiga Forever image. Cloanto Amiga Forever 2013 R2 for MacOs  Open cloanto website. Commercial Cloanto
Adobe Audition image. Adobe Audition CC 2019 for MacOs  Open adobe website. Commercial Adobe
Blackmagic Design Fusion for Mac image. Blackmagic Design Fusion for Mac 8 for MacOs  Open blackmagic design website. Commercial Blackmagic Design
Corel PaintShop Pro image. Corel PaintShop Pro 2021 for MacOs  Open corel website. Commercial Corel
ShedWorx Smart Converter image. ShedWorx Smart Converter 2 for MacOs  Open shedworx website. Commercial ShedWorx
XnSoft XnViewMP image. XnSoft XnViewMP 0.93 for MacOs  Open xnsoft website. Freeware XnSoft

Linux logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen IFF file on Linux

Software License Developer
Cloanto Amiga Forever image. Cloanto Amiga Forever 2013 R2 for Linux  Open cloanto website. Commercial Cloanto
XnSoft XnViewMP image. XnSoft XnViewMP 0.93 for Linux  Open xnsoft website. Freeware XnSoft

Website logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen IFF file on Web

Software License Developer
Okino Computer Graphics PolyTrans image. Okino Computer Graphics PolyTrans 5 for Web  Open okino computer graphics website. Commercial Okino Computer Graphics

iOS logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen IFF file on iOS

Software License Developer

Android logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen IFF file on Android

Software License Developer

About Licensing

  1. Free Trial This software are often used for an attempt period, like 14 days, before requiring payment. Some trial versions have a reduced feature set.
  2. Free This software is liberal to use. Examples include open-source , freeware software, like free programs supported by advertising.
  3. Free+ This software is liberal to download and use, but contains in-app purchases (IAP) to unlock additional content or functionality.
  4. Paid This software must be purchased so as to use it. it's going to be offered as a perpetual license or ongoing subscription.
  5. Included with OS This software is bundled with an OS , like Windows, macOS, or Android.

IFF file extension icon image.About IFF - Interchange File Format

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Updated 8/1/2022


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