AIFC not recognized

Hey PG,

I have received a couple of AIFC-Files which WL can`t handle?!?
Why is that?


Maybe these AIFF files use a non PCM or non Flat format. In which case they are not supported.
Maybe you can find another application that could help you decode / resave these files.
AIFF is file format that was deprecated by Apple.

From the WWW

An AIFC file is a compressed version of an AIFF file format. AIFF stands for Audio Interchange File Format. The AIFC file was developed by Apple. This file is one that is typically used by gaming consoles and various media players. The audio contained in a AIFC is very high quality and rivals the sound of a CD (compact disc). It is similar in nature to a .WAV file, however the AIFC file compresses the size of the file by using a form of audio compression. This compression can be done by using ALAW, ULAW or G722 compression. This type of compression is frequently called a file type of AIFF-C.
Technical details of AIFC files

The size of a typical AIFF sometimes makes it too cumbersome or difficult to use. That means the file must be compressed in order to give it more flexibility, particularly when transferring the file. The compressed version of the AIFF (Audio Interchange File Format) is called AIFC. The compression ratios on an AIFC file are typically very high, and have been known to reach a level of 6-to-1. Although originally developed by Apple, an AIFC file can be opened on other devices as long as you have the proper tools installed. When the file is compressed, it is put into “chunks”. These chunks include an identifier, length and data specific to each chunk.

More information about the AIFC file format
File extension .aifc
File category Audio
Associated programs
Apple iTunes
Apple QuickTime Player
Microsoft Windows Media
Adobe Audition CC

Online converter here

you can use itunes to export it to wav or any other format that itunes can provide…