WAV File Extension

WAVE Audio File Type

Extension .wav
Developer Microsoft and IBM
Popularity 5.0 (933 Votes)
Mime Type audio/x-wav
Default Program Apple Final Cut Pro
Category Common File Types
Format Binary
Updated 6/1/2022

What is a WAV File Extension?

WAV file extension is created by Microsoft and IBM, also known as WAVE Audio File. WAV has been classified as Common File Types. 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 WAV files in Apple Final Cut Pro program.



Free WAV File Online Tools & Apps

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

WAV Files Common Issues

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

Can't Open WAV Files?

  1. You must have supported software programs installed for WAVE Audio File on your system such as Apple Final Cut Pro.
  2. Associate default Apple Apple Final Cut Pro program for *.wav (WAVE Audio File) files.

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

    Associate WAV Default Program on MacOs
    1. Click *.WAV (e.g example.wav) file and click information -> Open With.
    2. In the programs list, click Apple Apple Final Cut Pro 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 .Apple Final Cut Pro extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection", click Contine to apply changes.

All Platform Software Programs for WAV File Extension

List of all softwares that can open the WAV 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 WAV File on Windows

Software License Developer
ACD Systems ACDSee image. ACD Systems ACDSee 2019 for Windows  Open acd systems website. Commercial ACD Systems
Adobe Acrobat image. Adobe Acrobat DC 2019 for Windows  Open adobe website. Commercial Adobe
Adobe After Effects image. Adobe After Effects 2020 for Windows  Open adobe website. Commercial Adobe
Audacity image. Audacity 2.4 for Windows  Open audacity website. Open Source Audacity
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
Adobe Character Animator image. Adobe Character Animator 2019 for Windows  Open adobe website. Commercial Adobe
Clementine image. Clementine 1 for Windows  Open clementine website. Freeware Clementine
Roxio Creator image. Roxio Creator NXT PRO 5 for Windows  Open roxio website. Commercial Roxio
Adobe Dreamweaver image. Adobe Dreamweaver 2020 for Windows  Open adobe website. Commercial Adobe
Adobe Flash image. Adobe Flash CC for Windows  Open adobe website. Commercial Adobe
Foobar2000 image. Foobar2000 1.3.19 for Windows  Open foobar2000 website. Freeware Foobar2000
Microsoft Groove Music image. Microsoft Groove Music 1 for Windows  Open microsoft website. Bundled Microsoft
Myriad Harmony Assistant image. Myriad Harmony Assistant 9 for Windows  Open myriad website. Freeware Myriad
Adobe InDesign image. Adobe InDesign 2020 for Windows  Open adobe website. Commercial Adobe
Samsung Kies image. Samsung Kies 3 for Windows  Open samsung website. Freeware Samsung
Native Instruments Kontakt image. Native Instruments Kontakt 5 for Windows  Open native instruments website. Commercial Native Instruments
JRiver Media Center image. JRiver Media Center 19 for Windows  Open jriver website. Freeware JRiver
Myriad Melody Assistant image. Myriad Melody Assistant 7 for Windows  Open myriad website. Shareware Myriad
MAGIX Movie Edit Pro image. MAGIX Movie Edit Pro 2020 for Windows  Open magix website. Commercial MAGIX
MAGIX Music Maker image. MAGIX Music Maker 2020 for Windows  Open magix website. Commercial MAGIX
NCH Software NCH Switch image. NCH Software NCH Switch 4 for Windows  Open nch software website. Commercial NCH Software
Nero image. Nero 2019 for Windows  Open nero website. Commercial Nero
Audials One image. Audials One 2018 for Windows  Open audials website. Commercial Audials
Olivier Lapicque OpenMPT image. Olivier Lapicque OpenMPT 1 for Windows  Open olivier lapicque website. Open Source Olivier Lapicque
Chaos Group Pdplayer image. Chaos Group Pdplayer 1 for Windows  Open chaos group website. Commercial Chaos Group
Apowersoft Phone Manager image. Apowersoft Phone Manager 2 for Windows  Open apowersoft website. Freeware Apowersoft
Corel Pinnacle Studio image. Corel Pinnacle Studio 24 for Windows  Open corel website. Commercial Corel
CyberLink PowerDirector image. CyberLink PowerDirector 365 for Windows  Open cyberlink website. Commercial CyberLink
CyberLink PowerDVD image. CyberLink PowerDVD 20 for Windows  Open cyberlink website. Commercial CyberLink
Microsoft PowerPoint image. Microsoft PowerPoint 365 for Windows  Open microsoft website. Commercial Microsoft
CyberLink PowerProducer image. CyberLink PowerProducer 6 for Windows  Open cyberlink website. Commercial CyberLink
Avid Pro Tools image. Avid Pro Tools 11 for Windows  Open avid website. Commercial Avid
Apple QuickTime Player image. Apple QuickTime Player 10 for Windows  Open apple website. Freeware Apple
RealNetworks RealPlayer Cloud image. RealNetworks RealPlayer Cloud 16 for Windows  Open realnetworks website. Freeware RealNetworks
Jens Monig Snap! image. Jens Monig Snap! 3 for Windows  Open jens monig website. Open Source Jens Monig
ChordWizard Songtrix image. ChordWizard Songtrix 4 for Windows  Open chordwizard website. Commercial ChordWizard
Steinberg SpectraLayers Pro image. Steinberg SpectraLayers Pro 6 for Windows  Open steinberg website. Commercial Steinberg
Synfig Studio Development Team Synfig Studio image. Synfig Studio Development Team Synfig Studio 1 for Windows  Open synfig studio development team website. Open Source Synfig Studio Development Team
MAGIX VEGAS image. MAGIX VEGAS 16 for Windows  Open magix website. Commercial MAGIX
Xilisoft Video Converter Ultimate image. Xilisoft Video Converter Ultimate 7 for Windows  Open xilisoft website. Commercial Xilisoft
Aiseesoft Video Converter Ultimate image. Aiseesoft Video Converter Ultimate 9 for Windows  Open aiseesoft website. Commercial Aiseesoft
MAGIX Video Pro X image. MAGIX Video Pro X 8 for Windows  Open magix website. Commercial MAGIX
Corel VideoStudio image. Corel VideoStudio 2020 for Windows  Open corel website. Commercial Corel
Microsoft Visual Studio image. Microsoft Visual Studio 2019 for Windows  Open microsoft website. Commercial Microsoft
VideoLAN VLC media player image. VideoLAN VLC media player 3 for Windows  Open videolan website. Open Source VideoLAN
Nullsoft Winamp image. Nullsoft Winamp 5 for Windows  Open nullsoft website. Freeware Nullsoft
Microsoft Windows Media Player image. Microsoft Windows Media Player 12 for Windows  Open microsoft website. Bundled Microsoft

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

Software License Developer
Adobe Acrobat image. Adobe Acrobat DC 2019 for MacOs  Open adobe website. Commercial Adobe
Adobe After Effects image. Adobe After Effects 2020 for MacOs  Open adobe website. Commercial Adobe
Audacity image. Audacity 2.4 for MacOs  Open audacity website. Open Source Audacity
Adobe Audition image. Adobe Audition CC 2019 for MacOs  Open adobe website. Commercial Adobe
Adobe Character Animator image. Adobe Character Animator 2019 for MacOs  Open adobe website. Commercial Adobe
Clementine image. Clementine 1 for MacOs  Open clementine website. Freeware Clementine
Sven Janssen CocoModX image. Sven Janssen CocoModX 0.4.4 for MacOs  Open sven janssen website. Freeware Sven Janssen
Adobe Dreamweaver image. Adobe Dreamweaver 2020 for MacOs  Open adobe website. Commercial Adobe
Google Drive image. Google Drive 2020 for MacOs  Open google website. Freeware Google
Eltima Elmedia Player image. Eltima Elmedia Player 6 for MacOs  Open eltima website. Freeware Eltima
Apple Final Cut Pro image. Apple Final Cut Pro X for MacOs  Open apple website. Commercial Apple
Adobe Flash image. Adobe Flash CC for MacOs  Open adobe website. Commercial Adobe
Myriad Harmony Assistant image. Myriad Harmony Assistant 9 for MacOs  Open myriad website. Freeware Myriad
Tumult Hype image. Tumult Hype 4 for MacOs  Open tumult website. Commercial Tumult
Adobe InDesign image. Adobe InDesign 2020 for MacOs  Open adobe website. Commercial Adobe
Samsung Kies image. Samsung Kies 3 for MacOs  Open samsung website. Freeware Samsung
Native Instruments Kontakt image. Native Instruments Kontakt 5 for MacOs  Open native instruments website. Commercial Native Instruments
Apple Logic Pro image. Apple Logic Pro X for MacOs  Open apple website. Commercial Apple
Macgo Mac Media Player image. Macgo Mac Media Player 2 for MacOs  Open macgo website. Freeware Macgo
JRiver Media Center image. JRiver Media Center 19 for MacOs  Open jriver website. Freeware JRiver
Myriad Melody Assistant image. Myriad Melody Assistant 7 for MacOs  Open myriad website. Shareware Myriad
NCH Software NCH Switch image. NCH Software NCH Switch 4 for MacOs  Open nch software website. Commercial NCH Software
Chaos Group Pdplayer image. Chaos Group Pdplayer 1 for MacOs  Open chaos group website. Commercial Chaos Group
Roxio Popcorn image. Roxio Popcorn 4 for MacOs  Open roxio website. Commercial Roxio
CyberLink PowerDirector image. CyberLink PowerDirector 365 for MacOs  Open cyberlink website. Commercial CyberLink
Microsoft PowerPoint image. Microsoft PowerPoint 365 for MacOs  Open microsoft website. Commercial Microsoft
Microsoft PowerPoint for Mac image. Microsoft PowerPoint for Mac 2019 for MacOs  Open microsoft website. Commercial Microsoft
Avid Pro Tools image. Avid Pro Tools 11 for MacOs  Open avid website. Commercial Avid
Apple QuickTime Player image. Apple QuickTime Player 10 for MacOs  Open apple website. Freeware Apple
RealNetworks RealPlayer Cloud image. RealNetworks RealPlayer Cloud 16 for MacOs  Open realnetworks website. Freeware RealNetworks
Jens Monig Snap! image. Jens Monig Snap! 3 for MacOs  Open jens monig website. Open Source Jens Monig
Steinberg SpectraLayers Pro image. Steinberg SpectraLayers Pro 6 for MacOs  Open steinberg website. Commercial Steinberg
Synfig Studio Development Team Synfig Studio image. Synfig Studio Development Team Synfig Studio 1 for MacOs  Open synfig studio development team website. Open Source Synfig Studio Development Team
Roxio Toast image. Roxio Toast 18 for MacOs  Open roxio website. Commercial Roxio
Xilisoft Video Converter Ultimate image. Xilisoft Video Converter Ultimate 7 for MacOs  Open xilisoft website. Commercial Xilisoft
VideoLAN VLC media player image. VideoLAN VLC media player 3 for MacOs  Open videolan website. Open Source VideoLAN
Nullsoft Winamp image. Nullsoft Winamp 5 for MacOs  Open nullsoft website. Freeware Nullsoft

Linux logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen WAV file on Linux

Software License Developer
Adobe Acrobat image. Adobe Acrobat DC 2019 for Linux  Open adobe website. Commercial Adobe
Audacity image. Audacity 2.4 for Linux  Open audacity website. Open Source Audacity
Clementine image. Clementine 1 for Linux  Open clementine website. Freeware Clementine
Myriad Harmony Assistant image. Myriad Harmony Assistant 9 for Linux  Open myriad website. Freeware Myriad
Myriad Melody Assistant image. Myriad Melody Assistant 7 for Linux  Open myriad website. Shareware Myriad
Chaos Group Pdplayer image. Chaos Group Pdplayer 1 for Linux  Open chaos group website. Commercial Chaos Group
Jens Monig Snap! image. Jens Monig Snap! 3 for Linux  Open jens monig website. Open Source Jens Monig
Synfig Studio Development Team Synfig Studio image. Synfig Studio Development Team Synfig Studio 1 for Linux  Open synfig studio development team website. Open Source Synfig Studio Development Team
VideoLAN VLC media player image. VideoLAN VLC media player 3 for Linux  Open videolan website. Open Source VideoLAN
XMMS image. XMMS 1 for Linux  Open xmms website. Open Source XMMS

Website logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen WAV file on Web

Software License Developer
Google Drive image. Google Drive 2020 for Web  Open google website. Freeware Google

iOS logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen WAV file on iOS

Software License Developer
olimsoft OPlayer image. olimsoft OPlayer 2 for iOS  Open olimsoft website. Commercial olimsoft
RealNetworks RealPlayer Cloud image. RealNetworks RealPlayer Cloud 16 for iOS  Open realnetworks website. Freeware RealNetworks
VideoLAN VLC for iOS image. VideoLAN VLC for iOS 2 for iOS  Open videolan website. Open Source VideoLAN

Android logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen WAV file on Android

Software License Developer
antvplayer Media Converter image. antvplayer Media Converter 0.8 for Android  Open antvplayer website. Freeware antvplayer
Apowersoft Phone Manager image. Apowersoft Phone Manager 2 for Android  Open apowersoft website. Freeware Apowersoft
CyberLink PowerDirector image. CyberLink PowerDirector 365 for Android  Open cyberlink website. Commercial CyberLink
RealNetworks RealPlayer Cloud image. RealNetworks RealPlayer Cloud 16 for Android  Open realnetworks website. Freeware RealNetworks

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.

WAV file extension icon image.About WAV - WAVE Audio File

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Updated 6/1/2022


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